The Ear, Nose, Throat and Plastic Surgery Associates Practice Overview
The Ear, Nose, Throat and Plastic Surgery Associates
The ENTSA, Introduction Single specialty, group practice with expertise in all subspecialties within otolaryngology, established in 1958. 12 physicians, 2 PA’s, 4 offices. True partnership practice that negotiates as a unit with third parties and Florida Hospital. Exclusive provider of E.R. and inpatient consultation for Florida Hospital-Orlando, Winter Park, Altamonte and Apopka campuses (and regionally by transfer)
The ENTSA, Introduction As all other otolaryngologists in Orlando, except for those at Arnold Palmer, Nemours and M.D. Anderson, have abandoned hospital practice in favor of outpatient practices, the ENTSA group has remained committed to providing a tertiary level of care by attracting the “best and brightest” to join us.
The ENTSA, Innovations Introduced laser surgery in otolaryngology to Orlando. Pioneered endoscopic sinus surgery in Orlando. First to use computer-assisted navigation in sinus surgery in Orlando. Interal part of Minimally Invasive Skull Base Program of the Florida Hospital Neurosciences Institute. Introduced transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck tumors to Orlando 2005. Introduced transoral robotic surgery to Orlando, 2010. Brought minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery to Central Florida.
The ENTSA, Innovations Established the only academic level, clincal voice laboratory in the region. Maintains the most active cochlear implantation program in central florida. Established the only otolaryngology specialty hospital unit in Central Florida in 2009 Is poised to embrace and develop new techniques in otolaryngology.
The ENTSA and Medical Education Florida State University College of Medicine, Orlando campus faculty. University of Central Florida College of Medicine faculty. Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency. Florida Hospital General Surgery Residency. University of Central Florida Communications Disorders affiliate.
The ENTSA, Leadership Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, director, head and neck tumor site (Dr. Ho) Florida Hospital Medical Staff Secretary/Treasurer (Dr. Lehman) Florida Hospital Vestibular Rehabilitation Center, medical director (Dr. Patni) Florida Hospital Pediatric Otolaryngology (Dr. Kielmovitch) Florida Hospital Sleep Medicine, surgical services liason. (all) Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery Program (Drs. Spector, Patni, Lehman, and Ho)
The ENTSA, Leadership Department chairs, Winter Park and Florida Hospital, Orlando. Past president of Orange County Medical Society. Past President of the Florida Society of Otolaryngology. Surgical services of Winter Park Hospital and system wide committees.
The ENTSA and Florida Hospital Our 50 year relationship with Florida Hospital is based upon good communication and mutual respect. We share similar priorities. Florida Hospital desires to be among the best hospitals is the U.S. The ENTSA desires to be among the best otolaryngology practices. U.S. News and World Report rated Florida Hospital Ear, Nose and Throat “high performing” among regional hospitals, 2011 issue (ENTSA) “Excellence with Humility…Service with Compassion”