Dr. Lee Smith, MD

Dr. Lee Smith, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Lee Smith, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University in 2002 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and ear, nose, and throat.

430 Lakeville Rd

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

45  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • 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.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Smith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Our son was born with Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture Stenosis. Dr. Smith tried to avoid surgery and gave us support when our son's respiratory distress was managed medically. When that no longer worked, Dr. Smith performed the life-saving surgery that enlarged our 1 month old's airway. Dr....more
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A clinic.Came rec. by pediatrician & was touted as "Chief of the Division",it all doesn't matter if he's arrogant/dismissive and failed to examine my son. My pediatrician made the appt she felt he needed to be seen that day-his tonsils were extremely enlarged due to mono. Can't count the # of...more
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Watch out for Dr. Smith! He charges massive fees for basic services. He charged us over $700 for a 10 minute visit with no procedures or tests. When our insurance wouldn't cover the cost he sent a collections agency after us. His office gave us the runaround for months and was totally unhelpful. We...more
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Dr smith is excellent but the office staff is completely incompetent!!
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Dr. Smith was so highly recommended to us during a stressful and difficult time during which my 15 month old son had to have a mass removed from his ear. Dr. Smith was very proactive, honest, direct and clear in his plans and it is rare that I feel so respected when dealing with doctors! He...more
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