Dr. Eric Scarbrough, MD

Dr. Eric Scarbrough, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Eric Scarbrough, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Riverhead, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

400 Old Country Rd

Riverhead, NY 11901

Contact Information

(681) 727-8050

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

68  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • 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 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
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scarbrough has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scarbrough's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scarbrough to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 1

Dr. Scarbrough's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Made an appointment with dr. Scarborough due to head cold and pressure in my ear. I figured go to the specialist for the ear pressure. Dr Scarborough is NOT a good listener had his own agenda. I feel like I was railroaded in taking a hearing test which made no sense how accurate can this be I...more
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Let's just say my experience here was horrible.My daughter who is 5 years old had been telling me for weeks that she couldn't hear well. I thought it was because of her cold so we waited until the cold subsided and then went to see the doctor. After extensive testing, he told us that she had little...more
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Wouldn't go back if he was the only doc on the planet. Condescending miserable excuse for a doctor. They desk made the appt knowing I had bronchitis yet he wouldn't treat me cause he is ENT. Give me a break. U managed to scope my nose and do a throat culture but sent me out without a prescription...more
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Dr. Scarborough is a thoughtful Doctor that does not push antibiotics at you. Looks to resolve your symptom and illnesses for the long term. Smart and introspective. I've had a lot less sinus infections under his care!
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