Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 54

Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Flushing, NY and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alcaraz has more experience with Otologic Conditions & Procedures, Sleep Apnea, and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University medical school in 1993. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alcaraz to book an appointment.

Dr. Alcaraz

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

5528 Main St Flushing, NY 11355
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alcaraz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alcaraz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alcaraz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (718) 445-5100.

Otologic Conditions & Procedures

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Conditions & Procedures specialists.

Dr. Alcaraz is experienced in the area of Otologic Conditions & Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

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Deafness
Conductive Hearing Loss
Tinnitus
Outer Ear Infection
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Alcaraz is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Alcaraz is experienced in the area of Upper Respiratory Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

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Pharyngitis
Sinusitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Allergic Rhinitis
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Dr. Alcaraz's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Big Ears
  • Broken Nose
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Alcaraz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alcaraz

3.8

Based on 12 ratings

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(2)
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Terrible service rude staff. Charged $1000 for the first visit and $1350 for second visit and got absolutely no care! moreover my nose still stuffed!
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Jun 17, 2020
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excellent doctor
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Mar 30, 2019
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Long wait, viral equipment, unethical acts and cant trust the ENT office in general. 1 associate was arrested for cocaine use so how can I trust this office to perform any medical procedure?
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Flushing, NY and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

Mt Sinai School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1993
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Alcaraz has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Alcaraz frequently treats Otologic Conditions & Procedures, Sleep Apnea, and Upper Respiratory Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Alcaraz specializes.

Where is Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD's office located?

Dr. Alcaraz's office is located at 5528 Main St, Flushing, NY 11355. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Nelson Alcaraz, MD speak?

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Locations

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP

Flushing5528 Main St Flushing, NY 11355
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Affiliated Hospitals

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NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Flushing, NY

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)