Dr. Philomena Behar, MD

Dr. Philomena Behar, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Philomena Behar, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo in 1992 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and ear, nose, and throat.

3580 Sheridan Dr Ste 120

Amherst, NY 14226

Contact Information

(716) 362-9730

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Behar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Behar "Personalized, family centered, pediatric, ear, nose and throat care"

2  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

61  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Screening
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Upmc Mercy
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Behar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Behar's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behar to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Behar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Behar's office is extremely RUDE, and dismissive. Either they are too busy to care, or they simply DON'T CARE about how they speak to or treat their patients. My daughter and I were about 15 minutes late for our appointment. After we got there, we signed in and then sat down to be called....more
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Dr Behar doesn't have experience in tongue ties. She was extremely dismissive & seemed puzzled when I told her I was concerned about a posterior tongue tie. She said the lip tie wasn't a problem and her nephew's lip tie was clipped but it didn't make a difference. She spent very little time with us...more
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Dr Behar took exceptional care of my nephew who had an infected thyroglossal cyst in his neck. I accompanied him to see the doctor because I am a health care professional. She is very patient and compassionate and conservative in that she did not jump to removing it surgically. She treated the...more
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