Dr. Richard Etra, MD

Dr. Richard Etra, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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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)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Etra'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

49  Conditions Treated

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3  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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Etra to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have seen both Dr. Richard & Kenneth Etra and they are both very nice, the only thing is if you are not there at the exact time of your appointment, they will NOT see you!
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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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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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Rushed; does not explain clearly; was not thorough in ordering comprehensive CT Scan;
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