Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(28)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Islandia, NY and has been practicing for 27 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

2929 Express Dr N Ste 225

Islandia, NY 11749

Contact Information

(631) 665-2430

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Bonafede's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bonafede "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 Sciences. His post-doctoral work includes a General Surgery internship, Otolaryngology residency, and a fellowship in Head and Neck Otolaryngology and Microvascular Surgery, all at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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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)
  • 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 Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx 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)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • 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.

Education

  • John Carroll University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bonafede has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bonafede's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bonafede to family and friends
3.2
based on 28 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Bonafede's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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....more
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