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ENT and Allergy Associates Physician Named Chair of Yale Alumni Fund!

08/28/2018 in news


Yonkers, N.Y. (August 28, 2018) – Yale University’s Yale Alumni Fund recently appointed an ENT and Allergy Associates LLP (ENTA) physician as chair of its board of directors.

Michael B. Tom, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the latest Yale alumnus (’83) to serve as board chair. An ENTA physician since 1993, Tom specializes in nasal and sinus surgery, with expertise in endoscopic sinus surgery.He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngolgy and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngolgy-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. Beyond his work at ENTA’s Yonkers office, Tom is chief of otolaryngology at St. John’s Riverside Hospital and is also on the medical staff at White Plains Hospital Center, New York Presbyterian-Lawrence Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Montefiore-New Rochelle Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital.

Tom is a California native who received his undergraduate degree with summa cum laude distinction from the University of Southern California. He graduated from the Yale School of Medicine and received the Upjohn Achievement Award for his contributions to student affairs. He completed two years of surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California, including pediatric training at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and otology training with the House Ear Clinic.

“ENTA is proud to have one of its own receive this distinguished honor,” said Robert A. Glazer, CEO, ENTA. “Giving back is in our DNA and we are fortunate to have physicians and staff take leadership roles within their local communities, higher education and healthcare associations.  Dr. Tom’s chair appointment speaks to ENTA’s esteemed talent and we applaud his many successes at the practice and beyond.”

During his two-year term (ending June 30, 2020) as Yale Alumni Fund board chair, Tom will lead more than 2,300 Alumni Fund volunteers and be the voice of the Fund for all alumni, working with Fund staff to set the framework for fundraising priorities. Tom has a long history of volunteer service to both Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Alumni Fund, including the previous service as board of directors vice chair and member. He also received the Yale Alumni Fund Chairman’s Award in 2007.

“Michael brings a unique perspective to all of his involvements with the Alumni Fund, given his background in medicine,” said Jocelyn Kane, managing director, Yale Alumni Fund. “He is the first chair to have a medical degree from Yale and is committed to seeing strong ties among Alumni Fund volunteers from the college, graduate school and professional schools. I look forward to working with him and incorporating his ideas into our strategies over the next two years.”

To learn more about Dr. Tom and ENTA, as well as book an appointment, visit, call call 1-855-ENTA-DOC or download the “ENT and Allergy Associates” mobile app.

Michael B. Tom, M.D., F.A.C.S., ENT and Allergy Associates LLP

About ENT and Allergy Associates LLP

ENT and Allergy Associates LLP (ENTA) has more than 200 physicians practicing in 40+ 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

About the Yale Alumni Fund

Founded in 1890 by Yale University alumni, the Yale Alumni Fund is one of the oldest continuously operating annual funds in the world. For more than 125 years, annual giving has been critical to providing Yale with unrestricted, budget-relieving resources. In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, nearly 40,000 donors made annual gifts via the Yale College Alumni Fund, the Alumni and Annual Funds of the Graduate and Professional Schools, and the Parents Annual Fund. These contributions provided over $40.4 million to support the needs of Yale faculty and students.


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