Ensuring the safety of our patients is our utmost priority. We want you to know that we are closely monitoring the COVID- 19 situation and taking steps to keep everyone as safe as possible. At this time, in order to protect the safety of our patients and preserve our ability to staff our sites with our talented specialty doctors and teams, ENTA will be limiting patient access at several clinical locations. For a complete list, click here.

Many of our locations will be open for allergy shots and biologic therapies during this time, but also on a limited schedule. Please contact your office for the availability of these hours. For complete information on the latest restrictions and screening process, please click here.

In response to the current emergency situation all our locations will be offering Virtual Office Visits with your local ENTA doctors. For more information, please click here.

Our Physicians

Philip J. Passalaqua, MD

Philip J.  Passalaqua, MD

Philip Passalaqua, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngologist / Head and Neck surgeon. His clinical practice includes both pediatric and adult Ear, Nose, and Throat disorders. The scope of his practice includes medical and surgical management of sinusitis, thyroid and salivary gland surgery, sleep apnea, ear infections, head and neck cancer, and voice disorders. His hospital affiliations include Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank— where he is the currently the Chief of the Section of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery –and Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. He is the current chairman of the department of Otolaryngology at Riverview Medical Center. Dr. Passalaqua performed his residency training in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. In addition, he completed a yearlong Fellowship in Laryngology and voice disorders at Mount Sinai. Dr. Passalaqua received his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1995. His undergraduate degree was earned at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Philip J. Passalaqua, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

Shrewsbury Office:
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth Value Plan
  • Amerihealth
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • Horizon NJ BCBS
  • Horizon Omnia Tier 1
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • OSCAR
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Qualcare (NJ Only)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health