Dr. David Bortniker, MD

Dr. David Bortniker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. David Bortniker, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Somerville, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

242 E Main St

Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact Information

(908) 704-9696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bortniker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bortniker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Montefiore Hospital Einstein
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Montefiore Hospital Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bortniker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bortniker's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bortniker to family and friends
49 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bortniker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

After 20 years of migraines with limited relief from various doctors & perscriptions, I showed up in Dr. Bortniker’s office (my toddler’s surgeon for ear tubes) with a 3 month old daily issue of pain in my face (my self diagnosis said sinus issue). Dr. Bortniker asked a dozen questions and said he...more
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Dr. Bortniker is the first doctor I've seen who was able to quickly assess and confirm my diagnosis, as well as explain in full detail for me to understand what is going on. I've suffered from constant, painful sinus infections over the years. I underwent sinus surgery, done by Dr. Bortnicker, not...more
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Dr. Bortniker is amiable, knowledgeable, and professional. I specifically chose him based on what people wrote about him on this website, and I’m glad I did. I was having an issue with my inner ear, and after I told him the symptoms, he figured out exactly what the problem was and resolved it. I’m...more
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I felt traumatized by his care. I needed my nose bleed cauterized have had the procedure before and was tortured by him shoving the instrument up my nose with no localized anesthesia. I would never recommend anyone go to him and after I recovered made it clear to his office staff.
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Dr Borniker performed a septoplasty as well as a turbinectomy as well as a tonsillectomy. I can say nothing but good things about Dr. Bortniker and his staff. He made these 3 serious procedures a breeze and I was up and about only 3 days post surgery. Dr Bortniker also saved my fathers life In 2014...more
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