Eric J. Bergson, MD
Eric Bergson

Eric J. Bergson, MD

About Eric Bergson, MD

Dr. Eric Bergson has been practicing Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery on Long Island for 18 years. After growing up in Suffolk County he went to Duke University for his undergraduate degree and then attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  He did his internship in general surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and then residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine/ Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.  During residency he had a specific focus on thyroid and parathyroid disorders and studied under some of the busiest endocrine surgeons in the country.

After completing residency in 2004 he came back to Suffolk County to begin practice.  Dr. Bergson’s practice focuses on head and neck surgery.  Specifically, he specializes in thyroid and parathyroid surgery, as well as surgery on the salivary glands, lymph nodes, and other masses, cysts and growths of the head and neck.  He cares for both cancerous and benign disorders.  He has published numerous articles on surgery of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.  Dr Bergson uses all of the most modern tools available during surgery; including intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring, intra operative parathyroid hormone measurement, and Fluobeam parathyroid autofluorescence scanning.

Dr. Bergson is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy Endocrine Surgeons.

On a personal note, Dr. Bergson lives in Suffolk County with his wife and three daughters.  He enjoys various outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and biking, as well as attending live music events.


The Clinical Significance and Anatomic Distribution of Parathyroid Double Adenomas 

Sestamibi Scans and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Measurement in the Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism  


Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, ArchCare (NY), BC/BS Empire HMO, BC/BS Empire NY, BC/BS HealthPlus (NY), BC/BS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (NY), Centivo, Cigna, Cigna HMO, PPO, POS, Cigna Medicare, Cigna Open Access Plus, Connecticare, Elderplan (NY), EmblemHealth GHI, Empire BCBS POS, EPO, Indemnity, Empire BCBS PPO, Empire Plan (UHC), Fidelis (NY), Fidelis Essential (NY), Fidelis Medicaid / CHP (NY), Fidelis Medicare (NY), Hamaspik (NY), HealthCare Partners IPA (NY), HealthFirst (NY), Healthfirst Medicare PPO, HealthSmart WTC, HIP (NY), HIP ID (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO (NY), HIP Montefiore CMO ID (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA (NY), HIP Mt. Sinai IPA ID (NY), Humana Medicare (NY), Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan/PHCS, Northwell Direct (NY), OSCAR (NY), Oxford Freedom, Partners Direct Health, Partners Health Plan (NY), Railroad Medicare, Railroad Medicare NJ, SELF / PATIENT PAY TIME OF SERVICE, Tricare, Tricare HMO, Tricare PPO, UHC Oxf Liberty, UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Commercial (HMO,PPO,POS), US Family Health, VNSNY (NY), Wellcare HMO/Medicare (NY), WTC Health For Heroes
Affiliations Good Samaritan Hospital (West Islip) (CHS), St. Catherine of Siena (CHS), St. Charles Hospital (CHS), South Shore University Hospital (fka Southside Hospital) (Northwell), Mount Sinai Hospital
Medical School
  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  • General Surgery, Northwell Long Island Jewish Health System
  • Otolaryngology, Montefiore Medical Center