• Press Release

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Opens New Practice in Bayside, Queens

  • New York, NY
  • (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:

Ophthalmology

  • General eye care
  • Diseases of the retina
  • Cornea and external disease
  • Cataract surgery
  • LASIK surgery consultations
  • Uveitis

Otolaryngology and Audiology

  • General otolaryngology
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Otology
  • 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 New York City's largest integrated delivery system encompassing (with the addition of South Nassau Communities Hospital) eight hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and South Nassau Communities Hospital are ranked regionally.

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