Dr. William Lawson, MD

Dr. William Lawson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 83
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Lawson, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 83 years old and has been practicing for 52 years.

5 E 98th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
ENT Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Bronx Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lawson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawson to family and friends
3.9
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Lawson'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Smithtown, NY |
Dr. Lawson saved our mother's life. Not only is he a brilliant doctor but a compassionate one as well. Ten stars!
New York, NY |
The man saved my life. It's that simple.
Have had several surgeries with Dr Lawson. He's an amazing physician, and person, for whom I've trusted my well being with for many years.
in New York, NY |
Doesn't explain things in laymen's terms. Walked out as I was asking additional questions.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lawson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lawson has admitting privileges

Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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