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05/06/2019 in news
ENT and Allergy Associates Enhances its Voice and Swallowing Division
Welcomes Fellowship Trained Laryngologist, Neil Prufer, M.D
Tarrytown, NY—May 6, 2019: ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is home to over 200 of the finest otolaryngology and allergy specialists in the country. With this in mind, ENTA is always seeking to supplement its roster of sub-specialists, and is delighted to announce that fellowship-trained laryngologist, Neil Prufer, MD, will become the newest physician at ENTA.
Dr. Prufer, who will offer full otolaryngological care, will see both adult and pediatric patients at ENTA’s brand new Williamsburg, Brooklyn location, located at 101 Broadway, on June 17, 2019.
Neil Prufer, MD, a native of New York City, studied music at New York University, where he graduated cum laude with honors in music, before beginning his medical training. He then received his MA and MD from the Boston University School of Medicine where he became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. After completing his general surgery internship and residency in otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate and Long Island College Hospital, he earned his fellowship in laryngology, training with Drs. Kenneth Altman and Peak Woo, internationally recognized laryngologists. Dr. Prufer has held voluntary positions at Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and at Flushing Hospital. He has authored numerous publications and presentations on the evaluation and treatment of the professional voice and has conducted research in the field of laryngology.
Dr. Prufer, who is fluent in Spanish, is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Medical Society of the State of New York, the New York Laryngological Society, and the American Laryngological Association.
“We are very excited to open up a new office in Williamsburg, but equally as excited to add Dr. Prufer’s expertise to our practice,” says Dr. Robert Green, President of ENTA. “As an established physician that previously saw patients in Queens, he brings a breadth of experience and knowledge which will add to the superior quality of care.”
"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Neil Prufer to our team of high-quality, compassionate physicians," said Robert Glazer, CEO of ENTA. “Neil will make an excellent addition, as it is evident that he shares our commitment to improving the health and well-being of the communities in which we serve. He loves seeing both adult and pediatric patients, and as a SUNY Downstate resident he is well trained and experienced to serve the very diverse communities of Brooklyn.”
To learn more about the benefits of ENTA, find a local office or book an appointment, download the “ENT and Allergy Associates” mobile app, visit www.entandallergy.com or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC.
About ENT and Allergy Associates LLP
ENT and Allergy Associates LLP (ENTA) has more than 200 physicians practicing in 43 office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as New York City and northern/central New Jersey. The practice sees over 80,000 patients per month. Each ENTA clinical location provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT and Allergy, Voice and Swallowing, Advanced Sinus and Skull Base Surgery, Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Disorders of the Inner Ear and Dizziness, Asthma, Clinical Immunology, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aid dispensing, Sleep and CT Services. ENTA has clinical alliances with Mount Sinai Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Northwell Health, and a partnership with the American Cancer Society. To learn more, visit www.entandallergy.com.