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ENT and Allergy Associates® Welcomes Otolaryngology Specialist/Laryngology sub-specialist Joseph DePietro, MD to its Southampton and Riverhead Offices
02/16/2016 in press release
Tarrytown, NY –February, 16th: The eastern end of Long Island is a dynamically growing community. And as its population expands, so does its need for superior medical care.
With this in mind, today ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA)-the premier ear, nose, throat, allergy, audiology and related sub-specialty practice in the nation-announced yet another superb addition to its roster of the finest and most highly trained physicians.
Upon completion of his Laryngology Fellowship at the University of San Francisco, Joseph DePietro, M.D.- a Long Island native-will join ENTA’s state-of-the-art clinical offices in both Southampton and Riverhead, New York. He is expected to come aboard during the Summer of 2016.
Dr. DePietro will become the 176th board certified physician in ENTA’s 42 office Practice, with locations throughout New York and New Jersey, and also the 8th member of its specially trained Voice and Swallowing Center™. The Center, the largest of its kind anywhere, is the division of ENTA that evaluates and treats voice and swallowing disorders, and offers in-office screening for Acid Reflux Disease, Laryngeal and Esophageal Cancer among other conditions, all through the use of minimally invasive state-of-the-art equipment.
Commented Dr. Jonathan Aviv, Director of the Voice and Swallowing Center, “Our Practice is delighted to welcome a physician of Dr. DePietro’s advanced training and qualifications. It enables us to further fulfill our commitment to serve our patients’ needs, including any voice or swallowing concerns they may have.”
Dr. Joseph DePietro earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, then went on to complete his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Boston University Medical Center. He subsequently completed his fellowship in Laryngology at the University of California San Francisco under the esteemed Laryngologist Mark Courey, M.D., who is now Chief of the Division of Laryngology at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. DePietro specializes in treatment of adult and pediatric voice and swallowing disorders, in addition to providing patients with care for general ear, nose and throat diseases.
Dr. DePietro has conducted and presented research throughout his career. He brings many clinical and academic accolades to the table.
In Riverhead and Southampton, he joins a formidable lineup of veteran otolaryngologists including, Paul Davey, M.D., Paul E. Kelly, M.D. (also a facial plastics sub-specialist), Eric T. Scarbrough, M.D, Kevin Braat, M.D., and Allergists/Immunologists Erin McGintee, M.D and Darren Hirsch, M.D.
ENTA recently announced that, effective March 2016, it is relocating the Riverhead office into a brand new, state-of-the-art clinical location at 400 Old Country Road, Ground Floor, Riverhead, New York, 11901.
Noted Paul Kelly, MD, physician Partner at ENTA,” Adding a Laryngologist of Dr. DePietro’s training, caliber and expertise-who is also a superb general otolaryngologist- is completely in keeping with our mission of delivering superior medical care to the patients of Suffolk County. We are confident he will add major value to our office. We couldn’t be more delighted, and I’m certain our patients will feel the same way.”
ENTA’s Chief Executive Officer, Robert Glazer, summed it up as follows, “Our Practice takes its responsibility to deliver superior medical care to all the communities of New York and New Jersey we service extremely seriously. That is why we are constantly looking to enhance our patients’ convenience, ease and access to our services. That is also why we recently formed Long Island’s first-of-its-kind affiliation with Northwell Health for the seamless treatment of pediatric patients, and why we invited Joseph DePietro to join our Practice. He brings great credentials, the perfect pedigree, and focus on patient care that defines our Practice. We are absolutely delighted he is joining ENTA.”
To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, find the office near you or book an appointment, please visit www.entandallergy.com or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC as early as 7:00am on weekdays.
About ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP:ENT and Allergy has over 170 physicians practicing in 40+ office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, New York City and northern/central New Jersey. The practice sees over 70,000 patients per month. 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 in New York City and the Hudson Valley, a clinical alliance with the Northwell Health for the tertiary treatment of pediatric patients in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties 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. ENT and Allergy Associates Management and Marketing teams have been recognized numerous times with awards and accolades including Health Leaders Media 2011 Top Leadership Team in Healthcare, Top Doctor awards, ACS recognition award, AHAA Audiologist awards, The Westchester County Association Big W Awards and the Healthcare Marketing Report Healthcare Advertising Awards. Visit www.entandallergy.com for more information.