• 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:


  • 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

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with 48,000 employees working across eight hospitals, more than 400 outpatient practices, more than 600 research and clinical labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time—discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.

Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 9,000 primary and specialty care physicians and 11 free-standing joint-venture centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida. Hospitals within the System are consistently ranked by Newsweek’s® “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals, Best in State Hospitals, World Best Hospitals and Best Specialty Hospitals” and by U.S. News & World Report's® “Best Hospitals” and “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The Mount Sinai Hospital is on the U.S. News & World Report® “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll for 2024-2025.

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