Dr. William Sher, MD

Dr. William Sher, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(16)
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Dr. William Sher, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Port Jefferson Station, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1500 Route 112

Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Contact Information

(631) 928-0188

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 98% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 96% 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

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • SUNY Downstate-Kings Co
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Nyu Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sher to family and friends
3.5
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Sher'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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Calverton, NY |
Waiting 30 days for a call from Dr Sher re: a pathology report from a Thyroid Biopsy-not acceptable by any means.
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Port Jefferson Station, NY |
Dr. Sher was chomping on gum while working on a problem with my sons earwax. My 11 year old son was very anxious, crying & shaking saying that the earwax removal hurt him. The doctor refused to continue working because my son was moving around which I understand. However, he refused not only to...more
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If I could give Dr Sher ZERO stars I would. I made an appointment with him in pure desperation after suffering with sinus infection for 2.5 months. He did not take my complaint seriously and sent me for Cat scan. Report showed sinus infection and he sent his nurse to call me to tell me it was...more
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in Lake Grove, NY |
He is terrible. Due to headache/sinus issue, my dentist suggested me to make an appointment with ENT specialist. So, I met Dr. Sher. During the visit, I kept telling him that I get stuffy nose most of the time and it is hard to unclog it and stuff in my sinus, gives me headache. Unfortunately, he...more
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in Holtsville, NY |
I had surgery on 2/3/16 and Dr Sher did an excellent job in hiding my thyroid scar in my neck fold. Two weeks after surgery I could barely see it. I had no problems or side effects from my thyroid surgery. His staff was friendly and he has early office hours. I would recommend him highly.
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Dr. Sher accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Sher has admitting privileges

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
75 N Country Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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Saint Charles Hospital
200 Belle Terre Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
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