Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in East Patchogue, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1991 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and allergy.Read his story

240 Patchogue Yaphank Rd

East Patchogue, NY 11772

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Bonafede's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nosebleed
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bonafede treats Nosebleed more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bonafede treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dizziness
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bonafede treats Dizziness more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bonafede treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bonafede treats Headache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bonafede treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache

Dr. Bonafede's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eye Infections
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Joseph Bonafede, MD graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1987 from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science. In 1991, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy

Board Certifications

Education

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital
1991
U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Medical School
1987
John Carroll University
Undergraduate School
1991
1987

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Dr. Bonafede's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bonafede

3.3

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
46.666666666666664%
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4 Stars
10%
(3)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
36.666666666666664%
(11)

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I have been seeing Dr. Bonefede for 15 years. My daughter even has had tubes put in by him when she was 18 months old. I love him. He’s direct, honest, and a no nonsense doctor. Thank you.
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He operated on my nose and When I wens back and explained to him that still could not breath he got angry and agitated , stay away from him , it's like going to fast food for a diner, ratin 000
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All what he is concerned about is just to make money of you, he operated me without a clue , when I complained that it did not help he got upset , would not go near him Again
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he is an excellent doctor.Very knowledgable.answered He all my questions .took his time and was very thorough. I would highly recommend him
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Dr. Bonafede really listened to me while I explained to him what I was feeing I really appreciated that. He sent me to a neurologist, tests were done, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer early stages was sent back to Dr. Bonafede and he preformed my operation and I am now cancer free. Thank you Dr. Bonafede very much
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY