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ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP Increases the Breadth of its Ownership

04/07/2015 in news

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP Increases the Breadth of its Ownership: Elects Otolaryngologists Adrianna Hekiert, MD and Francisca Yao, MD as Partners

Tarrytown—April 7th, 2015: In order to ensure that the seventy thousand deserving patients who visit ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) each month are well served in all its 40 clinical locations across New York and New Jersey, the Practice calls on the expertise of over 160 board-certified specialists and sub-specialists.

And for those physicians who have consistently demonstrated an ability to deliver superior outcomes and patient satisfaction levels over time, ENTA calls them something even more special: Partner.

With this squarely in mind, ENTA today proudly announced the election of its two latest partners/practice owners: Adrianna Hekiert, MD (Board-certified ENT practicing in Bridgewater, NJ) and Francisca Yao, MD (Board-certified ENT practicing in Bay Ridge West and Brooklyn Heights, NY).

“We are absolutely delighted to add Adrianna and Francisca’s names to our growing partnership roster,” noted ENTA Board member Dr. Steven Gold. “Each has consistently demonstrated her commitment to the patient communities of her respective office, as well to the Practice as a whole. I heartily congratulate them on this terrific achievement, and warmly welcome them to the ranks of ownership.”

Added fellow Partner and Board member Dr. George Pazos, “Making the leap from Associate to Partner requires that a physician demonstrate superb clinical skills, and that she is embraced by the communities in which she serves. These two doctors have accomplished both admirably.”

Robert Green, MD, President of ENTA, commented, “Partnership at ENTA means having a full place at the table when it comes to evaluating the major decisions that lie in front of us, essentially shaping the future of our Practice. We look forward to the contributions that Drs. Hekiert and Yao will make.”

ENTA offers all its incoming physicians opportunities including an unparalleled body of generous collegial expertise from which to learn and benefit; a choice of communities in which to practice; leading edge technology, including a specially tailored EHR system with which to help deliver superior healthcare; and complete transparency.  It also sets out a clear path toward the prestige of partnership, earned through an individual physician’s hard work and exemplary medical record of patient satisfaction and success.

Dr. Adrianna Hekiert sees adult and pediatric patients in the Bridgewater, NJ office of ENTA. She graduated from the College of Saint Rose in Albany with highest honors and received her medical degree from the Albany Medical College. She completed both internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hekiert is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society and the Medical Society of New Jersey. She specializes in comprehensive adult and pediatric ENT care, with a particular interest in the medical and surgical treatment of sinus conditions.

Dr. Francisca Yao sees adult and pediatric patients in both the Bay Ridge West and Brooklyn Heights offices of ENTA. Dr. Yao received her B.A. in Biology from Cornell University and her M.D. from Drexel University where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She subsequently completed her residency in Otolaryngology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY and is board certified by The American Board of Otolaryngology as well as a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Yao practices general otolaryngology for both pediatric and adult patients with a comprehensive background in all aspects of ear, nose and throat disorders. She focuses on helping patients understand their conditions as well as the medical and surgical treatment options available for their individual situation.  Dr. Yao has particular interests in age associated hearing loss, vertigo, nasal polyps and allergy.

To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, or to conveniently find an ENT or Allergy doctor and then easily book an appointment at the nearest New York or New Jersey location, please visit or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC.

About ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP:

ENT and Allergy has over 160 physicians in 40+ office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, New York City, Long Island and northern/central New Jersey. Each ENT and Allergy Associates clinical location provides access to a full complement of services, including General Adult and Pediatric ENT, Voice and Swallowing, 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 a clinical alliance with The Mount Sinai Hospital for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and esophageal cancer, a clinical alliance with the Montefiore Medical Center for the tertiary treatment of pediatric patients and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also expanded its clinical capabilities to include advanced Immunodeficiency trials. Visit for more information.


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