May 272015
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2015

Contact: Dennis M. Velez,
Director of Communications
velez.nyents@gmail.com

EAR, NOSE, AND THROAT ASSOCIATES OF NEW YORK WELCOMES OTOLOGY/NEUROTOLOGY SPECIALIST SOHA GHOSSAINI, M.D., F.A.C.S. NEW YORK-

Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates of New York, is pleased to announce the addition of Soha Ghossaini, M.D., F.A.C.S., Otologist./Neruotologist, to their practices in Bayside, Auburndale and Co-op City.

Dr. Ghossaini received her Doctorate at American University of Beirut, Beirut Lebanon. She completed her Residency in Otolaryngology at American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon; and was Fellowship trained in Otology – Neurotology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.

Dr. Ghossaini has held several prestigious positions in medicine and academia, most recently serving as Associate Professor for the Department of Otolaryngology /Head and Neck Surgery at both the Universities of Illinois and Penn State; as well as, Director of Otology/Neurotology and the Director of The Cochlear Implant Program a Penn State-Hershey Medical Center.

Dr. Ghossaini has received numerous awards and honors of distinction in Otolaryngology and is a standout among her peers in the area of Otology/Neurotology.

If you would like to schedule an appointment to see Dr. Ghossaini, please contact the office nearest you at:

  • 26-01 Corporal Kennedy Street, Bayside, NY 11360, Tel. (718) 423-4091
  • 35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Auburndale, NY 11358, Tel. (718) 661-4866
  • 2100 Bartow Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475, Tel. (718) 379-3111

Established in 1969, Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C., specializes in Otolaryngology, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and Allergy/Immunology.  All physicians are Board Certified and have been trained at some of most highly recognized medical schools and residency programs in the nation.  Many continue to hold university faculty appointments at regional medical colleges and are actively involved in teaching.

For general inquiries about Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C., visit www.nyents.com or contact 1-877-ENT-8080.

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Nov 142013
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:     Dennis M. Velez,
Director of Communications 
velez.nyents@gmail.com
 
Among First in Nation to Offer
Balloon Sinuplasty as In-Office Procedure

 

NEW YORK-According to the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, rhino-sinusitis (i.e. sinus inflammation, post-nasal drip, nasal congestion, cough, headache and facial pain) is one of the most common medical complaints in the U.S.  In fact, there are approximately 350,000 sinus surgeries reported each year.

Traditionally, when performing sinus surgery, physicians would sneak special tools up the patient’s nose, then remove inflamed tissue and bone in an attempt to enlarge the sinus openings.  Although highly effective, it can be painful and take at least a week for the swelling to subside. Sometimes even resulting in scar tissue that could re-block the sinus; thus requiring a repeat visit to your local operating room.

Recently, however, a new procedure was introduced that enables physicians to obtain the same result with less pain and faster recovery. The procedure is called ‘sinuplasty,’ or balloon sinuplasty. During the procedure, physicians snake a microscopic balloon up the patient’s nose, then expand it to stretch their sinus passages enabling patients to breathe easier.  Best of all, the procedure is now being performed at your local doctor’s office, with Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C, being among the first in the nation to provide this service to their patients.

Established in 1969, Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C. is one of the largest multi-specialty practices of its kind with offices located throughout Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, and the Bronx. All of their physicians are Board Certified and have been trained at some of the nation’s most highly recognized medical schools and residency programs. Many continue to hold university faculty appointments at regional medical colleges, and are actively involved in teaching.

Given their degree of expertise, as well as their reputation within the medical community, it is only befitting that they are one of the first to provide this unique and innovative service as an in-office procedure. For additional information about Ear, Nose &Throat Associates of New York, P.C. and the ‘sinuplasty procedure, or to simply schedule a consultation with one of their qualified Otolaryngologists and Allergists, contact 1-877-ENT-8080 or visit www.nyents.com.

 

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Nov 132013
 

CT Cone Beam Imaging Now Available

If you have sinus or ear problems, you know how frustrating it can be to live with pressure, pain, and an inability to breathe. It can affect your sleep, your focus at work, and your enjoyment of life in general.

By using a minimally invasive 3D imaging cone beam scanner to help diagnose your sinus or ear problems, you can get faster relief from your symptoms.

One of the best ways to diagnose sinus and ear problems is with a CT (computed tomography) scan (also known as a “CAT” scan). Until recently, if your doctor needed a CT scan to diagnose your sinus or ear problem, they would have sent you to a hospital or imaging center for a scan on a full-body CT scanner, and then brought you back to their office for a follow-up visit to discuss your diagnosis and make a treatment plan. This process can take days or even weeks, delaying your treatment and relief.

At Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C.,physicians can diagnose your problems during your first office exam using a cone beam scanner–an upright, open-design CT scanner that creates instant, high quality images of the sinuses and ears. This scan is quick, easy, and comfortable. Adult scans take 40 seconds and pediatric scans take only 20 seconds, and the radiation dose is up to 90% lower than sinus and ear scans taken on full-body CT scanners. With our scanner, your doctor gets digital 3D images of your sinuses and ears, which gives them instant access to the information needed to diagnose your problem.

Your doctor can show you your scan on a computer monitor, explain your condition, and you can begin your treatment plan right away. The faster you begin your treatment, the faster you can get relief from your symptoms!

 

The Benefits of Cone Beam CT imaging:

• Low radiation dose

Adult scans have up to 15x lower radiation dose, and pediatric scans have up to 28x lower radiation dose than sinus scans taken on full-body CT scanners. Lower radiation dose gives you peace of mind.

• Upright, open design minimizes claustrophobia

You sit comfortably upright in a chair as an overhead arm makes a single rotation around your head. Open, patient-friendly design eliminates the sense of claustrophobia that many people experience during CT scans taken on full-body CT scanners.

• Instant, on-site diagnosis leads to faster treatment and relief

Your doctor can diagnose your problem during your office exam and prescribe treatment in one visit, so you can start feeling better faster.

Nov 122013
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 2013

Contact:   Dennis M. Velez, Director
Information Systems / Allergy & Immunology
velez.nyents@gmail.com

EAR, NOSE & THROAT
ASSOCIATES OF NEW YORK, PC
WELCOMES YIQUN HUI, MD, PHD TO THEIR
DIVISION OF ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY

NEW YORK- Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C., is pleased to announce the addition of Yiqun Hui, M D, PhD, to their Division of Allergy & Immunology.

Dr. Hui received her Medical Degree at Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.  She went on to achieve a PhD at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Pharmacology, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Hui later completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine Program, New York, NY and her Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY.

“We are delighted to have Dr. Hui as a member of our staff.  She is an exceptional physician and a standout among her peers.  I am certain the community will benefit tremendously from her compassion and expertise,” said Dr. Michael Katz, President.

Dr. Hui will be practicing at the following locations:

  • 55-28 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355, Tel. (718) 445-5100
  • 35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Auburndale, NY 11358, Tel. (718) 661-4866
  • 160-55 Cross Bay Blvd., Howard Beach, NY 11414, Tel. (718) 228-1199
  • 1300 Union Tpke. Ste. 104, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, Tel. (516) 354-2050

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hui, please contact the office nearest you or call 1-877-ENT-8080.

For additional information about Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of New York, P.C., visit their website at www.nyents.com.