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

Joel E. Portnoy, MD

Joel E. Portnoy, MD

Dr. Joel E. Portnoy, a Long Island native, attended SUNY Upstate Medical University, in Syracuse New York, where he earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He then completed his fellowship in Laryngology and Care of the Professional Voice at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Dr. Portnoy is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery. His advanced training makes him among the only experts on Long Island specializing in the art and science of caring for the human voice.  Dr. Portnoy is affiliated with the North Shore/ Long Island Jewish Healthcare System.  Dr. Portnoy specializes in the care of the professional voice, voice restoration and the treatment of other complex adult and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders in addition to treating other general ear, nose and throat problems.

Dr. Portnoy is also affiliated with the American Laryngological Association, New York Laryngological Society, American Academy of Geriatric Otolaryngology.

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Joel E. Portnoy, MD accepts the following insurance plans:

Lake Success Office:
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Bright Health
  • Cigna
  • Clover
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • WTC Health For Heros
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • HIP
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • OSCAR
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United Healthcare Northwell Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • US Family Health
  • Wellcare
  • Workers Compensation