Dr. Richard Etra, MD

Dr. Richard Etra, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Etra, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Syosset, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

175 Jericho Tpke Ste 320

Syosset, NY 11791

Contact Information

(516) 921-6780

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sore Throat
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
49

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery

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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Einstein Montefiore Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Etra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Etra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Etra to family and friends
3.1
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Etra's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Wantagh, NY |
Unfortunately did not get in to see the doctor. After calling to make an appointment, reviewing insurance that he takes, went to appointment to find he "does not take that insurance". When I pulled out my paperwork and told the girl who I spoke to to make sure insurance was in order, I got ~ that...more
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in New York, NY |
Dr. Etra rushed through my entire appointment - he consistently cut me off while I was talking and jumped to conclusions about a very painful condition I was seeing him for, and bounced back and forth between other patients in the middle of the appointment. I'm not convinced I actually had his...more
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New York, NY |
Rushed; does not explain clearly; was not thorough in ordering comprehensive CT Scan;
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Etra accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Etra has admitting privileges

NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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