Complete Nose, Nasal & Sinus Care

As a board-certified ENT doctor, Dr. Lessow specializes in helping adults and children with all kinds of sinus problems and allergies. To find the cause of your nasal and sinus problems, she uses the latest, most accurate diagnostic testing methods. She’ll recommend the appropriate test based on your symptoms and provide your results during your visit. She treats:

  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Postnasal drip
  • Nasal congestion, obstruction & polyps
  • Deviated nasal septum
  • Enlarged nasal turbinates 
  • Allergic rhinitis & seasonal allergies
  • Headache & facial pain

Chronic Nasal Obstruction & Treatment

Not being able to breathe well through the nose can be a very frustrating problem. Not only can nasal congestion be extremely uncomfortable, but it can also make it difficult to exercise and sleep through the night. What causes nasal obstruction?
Both structural (e.g. deviated nasal septum) and environmental factors (e.g. pollen, pet dander, mold, dust), sometimes in combination, can lead to uncomfortable chronic nasal obstruction.

If the cause of nasal obstruction is environmental, we can help improve or even eliminate your symptoms by avoiding the allergens or irritants and using saline rinses and humidification. If that doesn’t provide relief, we use topical and oral medications and allergy immunotherapy. If certain structures in the nose are causing problems breathing (e.g. deviated nasal septum, enlarged nasal turbinates), nasal surgery can be extremely helpful for long-term relief. Some procedures can be done right in the office. 

Specializing In Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • In-office sinus balloon dilation (balloon sinuplasty)
  • In-office inferior turbinate reduction
  • Endoscopic sinus surgery
  • Nasal surgery (septoplasty)

Otolaryngologist Dr. Lessow helps patients of all ages from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Midtown Manhattan, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Harlem and East Harlem, New York. She can help you, too.

Discover compassionate nasal and sinus care at Fifth Avenue ENT. Call 212-861-1961 or use our convenient Request an Appointment form. 

Patient Reviews

  • To echo the other 5-star reviews, Dr. Lessow and her staff are simply the best! Dr. Lessow is very professional and kind. You need look no further for a great ENT!

  • Dr. Lessow is very pleasant as well as the staff. She has great bedside manner. She answered all my questions very well and she gives information that a patient should know.


  • Great office, great staff; and Dr Lessow is professional and extremely attentive

  • Dr. Lessow is amazing - friendly, warm and meticulous. I had my surgery over a month ago and getting great results.

  • Great and warm experience.

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