Dr. Alexa Lessow, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Alexa Lessow, MD
Dr. Alexa Lessow, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Lessow is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital.

1049 5th Ave Ste 1A

New York, NY 10028

Contact Information
Dr. Alexa Lessow, MD

Dr. Alexa Lessow, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Lessow is a strong proponent of taking the time to educate her patients on their symptoms; she feels her patients' understanding of their medical problems is just as vital to their wellness as the medical and surgical treatment she can provide. She is a big proponent of visual aids and illustrations which stems from her artistic background. Dr. Lessow feels strongly that continuity of care is essential to your total health. She and her staff work closely with your internists and other specialists to gain a more complete understanding of your health issues. If you need further care outside the scope of this practice, Dr. Lessow can help you find the healthcare provider who she would trust to evaluate the problem, or the complementary treatment she feels may help.
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Dr. Lessow's Experience

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Dr. Lessow's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • James Moore Scholarship, 5/25/99
Media & Publications

Dr. Lessow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lessow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lessow to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Lessow's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in New York, NY |
Dr Lessow is the best doctor I have ever seen. Her staff is also fantastic. When providing an assessment, she listens, takes detailed notes, and gives options and recommendations. After having surgery, she followed up multiple times to ensure things were going smoothly. I've already recommended her to all of my friends.
Dr. Lessow performed sinus surgery on me and it completely relieved me of my problems. She is also very nice and thoroughly addressed all of my issues.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lessow accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lessow has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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