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02/18/2011 in press release
Tarrytown, NY –February 2, 2011, ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP ®, (ENTA) continues to expand its presence and patient services on Long Island, and today is proud to announce that Brad Block, M.D. and Ron Mitzner, M.D., otolaryngologists, will be joining the Practice in the summer of 2011. With these two recruits, ENTA will have five new Otolaryngologists joining the Practice this summer, bringing the overall physician total to 120 across 35 office locations.
Dr. Brad Block, set to join ENTA’s Garden City office, is a Long Island native who received his Bachelors of Arts in the Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors, then received his doctorate of medicine from SUNY at Buffalo. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, where he was appointed Administrative Chief Resident. For his work in pediatric reflux, Dr. Block was awarded research honors while in medical school and received multiple awards during his residency. Dr. Block practices general adult and pediatric ENT with special interests in sinusitis, salivary gland diseases, head and neck cancer, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is a member of the American Medical Association and American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
Michael Mendelsohn, M.D., pediatric otolaryngologist at ENTA’s Garden City office commented, “The addition of Dr. Brad Block to our practice means our office will be able to provide even more comprehensive adult and pediatric otolaryngology, as well as allergy, audiology, hearing and balance disorders.”
Dr. Ron Mitzner, who joins ENTA Lake Success office, is a Queens’s native who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and received his Medical Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, then completed his residency in Otolaryngology at Penn State College of Medicine- Hershey Medical Center where he served as the Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Mitzner has published and presented his research at national meetings in the areas of thyroid cancer, rhinosinusitis and reflux disease. His areas of interest are in adult and pediatric ENT, sinus disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, head and neck disease, and disorders of the thyroid/parathyroid.
Dr. Mitzner is affiliated with the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology.
“This is a great opportunity for us,” commented B. Todd Schaeffer, M.D. a senior partner at ENT and Allergy Associates’ Lake Success office. “Increasing our physician resources will help us care for our patients." He added, “Our community will be better served with the arrival of Ron Mitzner, M.D."
“ENT and Allergy is excited to be adding two superb generalists in the field of ENT, who will complement our group’s increasing scope of services on Long Island,” said Wayne Eisman, MD, President of ENT and Allergy Associates. “Drs. Block and Mitzner-physicians with the highest academic training-are the latest examples of our continuing ability to recruit the best and the brightest, and will surely enhance the quality of care we offer our patients.” Dr. Eisman continued “We also firmly believe that the availability of EMR in these locations will likewise enhance our ability to deliver superior care, with added convenience and safety to our patient population.”
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP is the largest and most comprehensive ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the nation with 35 offices and over 115 physicians. Each location provides 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, and hearing aid dispensing. Visit www.entandallergy.com for more information. The practice has a clinical alliance with the Mount Sinai Medical Center for the treatment of diseases of the head and neck and a partnership with the American Cancer Society to educate and treat patients with smoking disorders and cancer. The Practice has also recently expanded its clinical capabilities to include world class Immunodeficiency trials.