Dr. Sheldon Genack, MD

Dr. Sheldon Genack, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Sheldon Genack, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Hewlett, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1728 Broadway Ste 5

Hewlett, NY 11557

Contact Information

(516) 887-5788

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

79  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
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • 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.


  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Suny Health Science Center at Syracuse
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Shadyside Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Ill College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Genack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Genack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Genack to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Genack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Genack is BEYOND competent and professional. Impeccable in his judgement and trustworthy. Terrific doctor.
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Needed the same day appointment and i was not a patient of Dr. Genack. Chances are usually slim, especially with good specialists. But they made it happen. Since i was practically a "walk-in" patient, i expected long wait, but was invited very soon after filling out the forms. The doctor is great,...more
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Dr Genack is extremely knowledgeable. His examination was thorough and complete. After a full exam he diagnosed the problem (BPV) and treated my condition. The treatment performed resolved my problem. He answered all my questions. However, he was a bit abrupt when I was telling him about past...more
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I was visiting I now NY and developed blockages in both ears. I needed to fly home and came to Dr. Genack for advise. He advised treatment. He preformed the procedure and I flew home with no problems. I appreciate that Dr. Genack fit me into his busy schedule on very short notice. He treated me...more
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Had a thyroidectomy by Dr. Genack and he did a wonderful job. Barely any scar very happy!
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