Nelson Alcaraz, MD
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Nelson Alcaraz, MD

About Nelson Alcaraz, MD

Dr. Nelson Alcaraz is a board-certified otolaryngologist who graduated from Cornell University. He obtained his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Alcaraz also earned his fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is affiliated with Northwell Health Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Queens, Flushing Hospital Medical Center and Mount Sinai Queens. Throughout his career, he has been awarded for his dedication to clinical care and has presented his research at national meetings. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Insurances Accepted Aetna, Aetna Aexcel, Aetna HMO, Aetna Medicare, Aetna Open Choice Access EPO, Aetna PPO, Affinity Child Health Plus (CHP) (NY), Affinity Essential Plan (NY), Affinity Health Plan (NY), Affinity Medicaid (NY), 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), 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 Flushing Hospital Medical Center, NY Presbyterian/Queens, Forest Hills Hospital (Northwell), St. Joseph Hospital @ Bethpage (CHS)
Education
Medical School
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Internship
  • General Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Residency
  • Otolaryngology, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship
  • Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery within the Head and Neck, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
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