New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Opens New Practice in Bayside, Queens
NEW YORK – June 23, 2015 -- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) is extending its high-quality care in the New York City metropolitan area by opening a new center for otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat or ENT care), audiology (hearing care), and ophthalmology (vision care) in Bayside, Queens. The new state-of-the-art practice site will increase access to a full range of ENT and eye health services for those who live in the Queens borough by complementing the patient care offered in the NYEE Forest Hills practice location.
“NYEE is excited to continue to expand our services to the residents of Queens as part of our ongoing commitment to care for those who need us in their communities,” says James C. Tsai, MD, MBA, President, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and Delafield-Rodgers Professor and Chair Department of Ophthalmology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “We hope to make NYEE’s renowned care more easily accessible to patients across the region and look forward to partnering with local physicians in the community in caring for their residents.”
The new location offers a full range of ENT and eye health services to patients, including:
- General eye care
- Diseases of the retina
- Cornea and external disease
- Cataract surgery
- LASIK surgery consultations
Otolaryngology and Audiology
- General otolaryngology
- Pediatric otolaryngology
- Audiology testing
- Balloon sinuplasty
- Evaluation of head, neck, and thyroid masses
The Bayside practice location of NYEE is located 45-64 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361. For more information and appointments, please call 718-225-6100. NYEE has more than 600 affiliated physicians, 15 satellite offices, and two ambulatory surgery centers throughout the tri-state area, with board-certified specialists in Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.
About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.
The System includes approximately 6,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is nationally ranked as one of the top 25 hospitals in 8 specialties in the 2014-2015 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked nationally, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and Mount Sinai Roosevelt are ranked regionally.
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