Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Bonafede, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Islandia, NY. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. 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
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
83

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deafness
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eye Infections
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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
3.3
based on 27 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Bonafede's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY 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)
in Bright waters ,NY |
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
in Bay Shore , NY |
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
in Oakdale, NY |
he is an excellent doctor.Very knowledgable.answered He all my questions .took his time and was very thorough. I would highly recommend him
in Bohemia, NY |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bonafede accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • 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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