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Dr. Ira Rothfeld, MD

Head & Neck Surgeon, Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor

Professional statement

Ira Rothfeld MD is an ear, nose and throat doctor who specializes in otolaryngology, facial plastic surgery, and plastic surgery within the head & neck. He is licensed to practice medicine in New York and is one of the best rated ear, nose and throat doctors surgeons in New York and Astoria. Dr. Rothfeld practices otolaryngology at Ira D Rothfeld MD PC at 172 E 71st Street, Ground Floor, New York and at 31-28 29th Street, L1, Astoria, Queens. In the past, Dr. Rothfeld was given the certificate of award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Currently, he is a consultant to the United Nations and the New York City Police Department.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • 20/20 Eyecare Plan
  • AARP

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor
  • Head & Neck Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens

Board certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Tulane University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Charity Hospital, New Orleans (Internship)
  • Boston City Hospital, Residency in General Surgery
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, Residency in Otolaryngology
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital (Fellowship)

Awards and publications

  • 2015 Person of the Year NYPD Shomrim Society

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Greek
  • Albanian

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1912188434

Office locations

Ira Rothfeld

31-28 29th St

Astoria, NY 11106

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Good doctor!
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He was nice enough to me, and very knowledgeable. I did not like the way he spoke to his assistant at all (thought it was rude).
Less than 6 months ago
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Doctor was very knowledgable, and explained everything in detail. Great staff, as well. Was seen by doctor right away.
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There was very little wait time and the doctor has a great bedside manner. Highly recommended!
Less than 1 year ago
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We need more doctors like this. He is very knowledgeable and his field and very willing to share his knowledge. I really enjoyed listening to him. His examination was very thorough. I was there for my left ear but he continuedto check my entire face for any issues he might find as well as my nose and throat. A great experience.
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Wonderful and insightful doctor. He takes his time and gives you a plethora of information about what may be happening and explains using diagrams. He treats you as an equal rather than a paycheck!
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Outstanding consultation. Dr. Rothfeld offered recommendations, clear and concise, in a genuinely caring manner. Highly recommend.
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Dr Rothfeld was excellent, extremely knowledgeable, and took care of my issue completely. I highly recommend and will definitely go back again.
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Dr. Rothfeld is probably one of the most knowledgeable doctors I have ever met! He is great with explaining things to patients and is very passionate about his patients well being. He opened his office for me on a day whenhe was closed because I was suffering from horrible sinus pain. I really appreciated his help.
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Visit was great, no waiting time. Doctor is very pleasant, great bedside manners. Received my treatment and all testing.
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Great doctor! Very attentive, good service, paid attention to all my complains.
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He is such a knowledgeable and great Dr. and he is so fun to talk to. However, even though Im sure he was one of the best doctors in the past, i do i think that its time for him toretire. His equipment is very outdated and im not too sure how sanitary it is.
More than 1 year ago
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Amazing!Very professional
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Dr Rothfeld was super helpful and even went out of his way to personally call the specialist he insisted I see and helped schedule my follow up appointment with them. He was over and beyond in aiding my next steps andnecessary testing and took very good care of me especially as a first time patient. I so appreciate his help in organizing my next steps.
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Dr. Rothfeld is the best ENT. I have never experienced such excellent heath care treatment. Knowledgeable, explained everything and great sense of humor. I wish every doctor was like him but theres only one Dr. Rothfeld im my book!!! Thank you Dr. Rothfeld and Staff!
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Very professional, pleasing, and thorough
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Rothfeld is extremely knowledgable, very charasmatic and funny. He is a delight and will have you feeling comfortable in no time for your first appointment. Also very informative in treatment and will answer any questions you may have.Arianna the Office Administrator is an angel and very helpful. Dr. Rothfeld is truly the best!
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There was a bit of a wait, but Dr. Rothfeld was pleasant, personable, and a good conversationalist with a sense of humor. He also knows what he's doing and gives good, practical advice.
More than 1 year ago
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He is a great doctor. He was very thorough and since my visit, I haven't had recurrent issues.
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Nice Doctor. But missed my old one.
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Good to see persistance in a doctor these days. Thank you Dr. Rothfeld.
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Great old man, we're expirience and old school. I love my visit and his recommendations
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I had an excellent appointment with Dr. Rothfeld. He was very kind and knowledgeable. He really took his time during the appointment which I greatly appreciated! I would highly recommend him to others!
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One of the best doctors I have ever been to. Dr. Rothfeld is knowledgeable, and has so much experience in his field.
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I was impressed that his secretary called me and immediately arranged for same day consultation with Dr Rothfeld. In addition, ammended my appointment as per Dr Rothfeld's request. Dr Rothfeld is pleasant and thorough with his check up. Hegives clear instructions. I left his office confident and hopeful. He told me that I can call him on a Saturday and that conforted me completely. I felt like I just stepped out of a 5 star hotel service with the warmth and hospitality. Fantastic doctor!!!
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Don't let the office decor dissuade or put you off with it's old-fashioned and quaint style. Dr. Rothfeld is extremely knowledgeable, helpful, and dare I say entertaining.
More than 1 year ago
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Took the time to address my concerns and was very thorough in the appointment.
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Love him!!!! It was my first visit. He took his time to get to know me. He asked about my past health issues.Took care of my problem. He was available on a Saturday which is a big deal for me. Very happy! Thank You!
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Dr never followed up with test results.
More than 1 year ago
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Excellent . Dr. explain very well.
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He was sharp and knowledgeable and took his time with patients but that meant not keeping to schedule. The assistant was great but the office could use some cleaning.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Rothfeld was great. He was obviously incredibly knowledgeable and was very thorough with my visit. I very much appreciated that he took his time to make sure he had addressed all of my issues rather than rushing through myappointment. I had to wait for a little while because he did the same for the patient before me, but it was well worth the good care that I got.
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Loved it! So helpful, and even though a long wait- I had great discussions with the waiting room
More than 1 year ago
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This is the absolute best ENT doctor I have ever been to. He takes ample time to discuss your problem and treat you.He makes you feel at ease and gets to know you. Very gentle.
More than 1 year ago
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Best experience ever
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Rothfeld was great. He was very thorough and very nice. he listened and examined well. He was a little too chatty, very sweet, but not good if you are in a rush.
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Pleasant gentleman,very knowledgeable and takes his time with any guestions you may have about your condition,I will definitely recommend Dr Rothfeld.
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Dr. Rothfeld is very kind, professional and good at making funny joke!
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Although Dr. Rothfeld was a very friendly and polite gentleman with an equally helpful assistant, his small practice in a residential building was off-putting. The examination room was cluttered and his medical equipment seemed highly outof date and looked unsanitary, which made it hard for me to feel confident in his medical assessment. I understand that Dr. Rothfeld is quite established but this is not the setting I would choose for my personal care and I would not return to his practice.
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Dr Rothfeld is very thorough with the visit and pin point the main issues listens to you without rushing you. He gave me medication that addresses my medical concerns. The assistant is great listens to you and she works with youto find a time that works with your schedule and if you ask to be called if something earlier opens up they will call you Great doctor and assistant
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Dr. Rothfeld was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly.
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Old school type doc but office was pretty dirty and kind of a mess. But nice guy and definitely knew his stuff.
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I really liked Dr Rothfeld. He's a lovely chap and likes to tell a good story. He seemed knowledgeable in his field. I was complaining of ear aches and he flushed my ears but found no issues. I found out amonth later it was actually a tooth issue instead. He didn't to tell me that but i feel like that's a mistake most doctors make. The only real issue i had is with the receptionist. I read what other people have reviewed had said about her (on yelp and here) and thought she couldn't be that bad. Yes. Yes she is. With my insurance, i do not have a copay. I told her this repeatedly that she needs to bill the insurance and whatever they do not cover, i have to pay out of pocket. She insisted that I pay something. I told her that the money i gave her needed to be removed from the final bill, again, as i do not have a deductible and the insurance will not count it. she of course did not and i was billed the full price. They have a separate billing department so after months of calling and letters i finally got them to deduct the money i was harassed into leaving at the office. The worst part is she did not have change for what i did give her and she barged into the examining room while he was with a patient asking if he could break the bill. Thankfully he reprimanded her for that behavior.
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this was filthy and appeared to be in someone's living room. i will not be returning
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best doctor I have seen so far (ever)
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he was great! was able to get me in and out in a very efficient manner.
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He is very helpful and useful!
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Dr Rothfeld is probably one of the best Healthcare professionals I have met. Not only he is through buthe also encourages preventative measures in regards to hearing loss etc. I did not have to wait much and there was no double booking.
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Takes his time to know the patient
More than 1 year ago
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Great doctor tool great care of me
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