Dr. Michael Setzen, MD

Dr. Michael Setzen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Setzen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

600 Northern Blvd Rm 312

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

(516) 829-0045

Insurance Accepted

  • Health Net
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
ENT Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Uvulectomy

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.


  • U of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Johannesburg Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Barnes - Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Setzen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Setzen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Setzen to family and friends
based on 65 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

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Dr. Setzen's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I was lucky to find Michael Setzen Have a problem with nose, curverd septum, pollips and plastic surgery All went good and very happy with resolts Strongly recommended for everyone
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Dr. Setzen performed surgery to correct a deviated septum for me & both of our sons. He has treated all of us whenever we had sinus infections & ear/nose/throat issues. He has always been the most professional & pleasant person. Whenever we go to him, he accurately diagnoses the root cause of our...more
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Michael Setzen for many years. I have a chronic nasal condition and needed several surgeries to be able to breathe and function normally. All surgeries were performed by Dr. Setzen with great success. He has always shown great care, deep understanding of a problem and how...more
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I had very bad sinus headaches, sinus pain in my face and forehead. I was battling this for about a year taking multiple doses of antibiotics and steroids. When the meds did not work I went to see Dr. Setzen. This man is an expert in his field. He is kind, caring, and concerned about his patient....more
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Dr. Setzen is great. He solved my long term breathing issues, I am so happy that I found such a knowledgeable, caring doctor. He also has a great bedside manner - I highly recommend him.
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