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01/13/2014 in press release
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More Midtown Manhattan Allergy Relief is on the Way
ENT and Allergy Associates Adds Allergist/Immunologist
Robert Sporter, MD to its 5th Avenue Office
Tarrytown, NY—January 13th 2014: As always, New York City teems with activities, events, opportunities and a fast paced lifestyle unlike any other place in the world. Unfortunately, as always, it also teems with allergy sufferers.
That’s why ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA), whose 150 physicians in 40 offices throughout New York and New Jersey already include 22 board certified allergists, has added another superb doctor. Specifically, effective July 15th, 2014, Allergist/Immunologist Robert Sporter, MD will join the Practice’s midtown Manhattan office, at 261 Fifth Avenue, adding his impressive credentials to those of current office physicians including otolaryngologists Tahl Y. Colen, MD; Jay N. Dolitsky, MD, FAAP; David A. Godin, MD, FACS; Ofer Jacobowitz, MD, PhD, FAASM, FAAOA; Allergist/Immunologist Hale Yarmohammadi, MD, MPH and Audiologists Sara Beckerman, AuD; and Angie Pierre, AuD.
Robert Sporter, MD earned his Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Pittsburgh, and his MD from New York Medical College. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. After completing residency, Dr. Sporter was selected to serve an additional year as Chief Medical Resident. During this time, he was involved in the teaching of medical students and residents, and was recognized for his leadership and patient care. He has a particular interest in patient safety, having led a hospital-wide multidisciplinary team in a patient care improvement project over several years. For this work, he received a research award from the Department of Medicine, and presented the project at the British Medical Journal’s International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare in Paris, France. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Sporter will complete his fellowship training in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY. He has conducted research in numerous aspects of the field, including chronic hives, food allergy, anaphylaxis, immune deficiencies, and resident education, and has published and presented his research at numerous national meetings. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and the New York Allergy and Asthma Society.
“Robert Sporter will be a great asset for our patients,” remarked Dr. Hale Yarmohammadi, Allergist Partner at the Fifth Avenue office of ENTA. “And given the constantly increasing need for allergy care in our communities, he couldn’t be arriving at a better time”
Added Dr. David Godin, Otolaryngology Partner, “We are thrilled to be able to further expand our Allergy and Immunology Practice in the Fifth Avenue Office. Given the pace at which most of our patients live their lives, it is critical we offer the resources needed to meet expectations. Adding an exceptional Allergist like Robert Sporter means we will be able to even more effectively handle our patient’s needs."
To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, or to conveniently find an ENT doctor or Allergy Doctor and then easily book an appointment at the nearest New York (NY) or New Jersey (NJ) location, please visit www.entandallergy.com or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC.
About ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP
ENT and Allergy has over 150 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, Allergy and 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 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 www.entandallergy.com for more information.