Jason Wasserman, MD

BAYSIDE, N.Y., July 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the largest and most comprehensive ENT and related sub-specialty, allergy, and audiology practice in the United States, ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) is well aware of the continuous transformation and accelerating complexities taking place in the healthcare sector. Innovative technologies, breakthroughs, advanced procedures and new protocols, coupled with increased regulations and changes in insurance plan coverages, are literally reshaping the practice of medicine.

In order to stay consistently ahead of the curve and ensure that the Practice's underlying mission of delivering the finest care possible to each and every patient, ENTA is always seeking out the best and brightest medical minds to join its 41 state-of-the-art clinical locations throughout New York and New Jersey.

In fact, the Practice recently completed a five-year strategic plan forecasting that ENTA will seek the services of 25 new otolaryngologists between now and 2020.

Today, ENTA announced the latest superb addition to its medical roster. As of September 1, 2016, Otolaryngologist Jason B. Wasserman, MD will become a member of ENTA's Bayside, New York office located at 210-33 26th Avenue.

Dr. Wasserman, who grew up in Queens, joins ENTA from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. As an undergraduate, he went to New York University where he majored in History and minored in chemistry. He then went on to Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in June of 2011. Dr. Wasserman served as the president of the Jefferson Otolaryngology Society from 2010-2011, which helps expose students to Otolaryngology as a career and promotes interest in the field. He is also a member of the New York State Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, the American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological (Triological) Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

In the Bayside office, conveniently located in the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, Dr. Wasserman will be joining a roster of stellar physicians including Otolaryngologists Andrew Blank, MD; Gerald Suh, MD; Tamekia Wakefield, MD and Allergist/Immunologist Brian Safier, MD.

Andrew Blank, M.D., partner in the Bayside office, noted, "We have proudly served the needs of a growing adult and pediatric patient population in Queens and surrounding communities for many years, and believed the time was right to provide those who depend on us with even more expertly trained clinical resources. After reviewing the qualifications of a number of talented doctors, we unanimously decided that Jason Wasserman was the perfect fit for us and the patients we serve. We are thrilled to have him become part of our team."

The physicians of ENTA's Bayside office treat the spectrum of common adult and pediatric ENT ailments, including tonsillitis, adenoiditis, chronic ear problems, sleep disorders, congenital abnormalities of the ear, hearing loss, hoarseness, hypernasal speech, otitis media, otitis externa (swimmer's ear) and other disorders including neck lumps and masses, nasal deformities and nasal obstruction.

"Jason Wasserman is an excellent example of how our Practice continues to grow by attracting the finest physicians available," said Robert Green, M.D., president of ENTA. "There is no question the patient population of Queens County will benefit from his arrival, as will we."

Added Robert Glazer, ENTA's Chief Executive Officer, "Dr. Wasserman is the first of many of the top tier next generation physicians we fully expect to have join our Practice over the coming months and years."

To learn more about the benefits of ENT and Allergy Associates, or to conveniently find an ENT or Allergy doctor and then easily book an appointment at the nearest New York or New Jersey location, please visit www.entandallergy.com or call 1-855-ENTA-DOC.

About ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

ENTA has nearly 170 physicians in 41 office locations in Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties, New York City, Long Island and northern/central New Jersey. The practice sees over 70,000 patients per month. Each ENTA 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 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. ENTA's management and marketing teams also have been recognized 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.comfor more information.

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CONTACT: Stephen White 914-333-5874

Source: Ent and Allergy