Dr. Richard Wong, MD

Dr. Richard Wong, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Richard Wong, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

300 E 66th St

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wong'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. Wong "I am a head and neck surgeon who has served on the faculty at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for more than a decade. I have a particular expertise and interest in the surgical removal of thyroid cancer, nodal metastases from thyroid cancer, and recurrent thyroid cancer. I also have a strong interest in treating oral cancer, parotid tumors, melanoma, sinus cancers, and parathyroid adenomas."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

73  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Harvard Training Program in Otolaryngology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This doctor embodies a true medical professional. He removed my mom's thyroid gland a few years ago and I've decided to leave a review now because he's the doctor you will never forget. My mom is doing great and her surgical incision is invisible. I sincerely appreciate Dr. Wong for his...more
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Dr. Wong is the best. Besides being a wonderful doctor, he is also a wonderful human being. He embodies the highest standards of competency, skill dedication and professionalism with sincere humanity. I am very grateful to him.
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Dr. Wong was extremely knowledgeable and gave me an incredible explanation of my condition. He showed me the pictures of my sonogram and explained what was going on. He answered all my questions. Dr. Wong did not rush me and understood my anxiety regarding my thyroid condition. He gave me a...more
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