Complete Throat Care

Are you having throat pain, difficulty swallowing, persistent cough, throat clearing, or hoarseness? Some of these symptoms may be due to allergies, chronic sinus disease, acid reflux, or persistent inflammation after a cold or flu. Vocal cord polyps and nodules are commonly found in people who use their voice more than usual, or who are exposed to environmental irritants – singers, teachers, and smokers for example. Occasionally difficulty swallowing or hoarse voice can be a sign of a vocal cord growth or lesion in the throat. Dr. Lessow can visualize the throat and vocal cords directly with a flexible or rigid scope. Treatments can include dietary changes, medications, voice therapy, voice training and laryngeal microsurgery. Dr. Lessow can help you with:

  • Snoring & obstructive sleep apnea treatment
  • Mouth & throat conditions, hoarseness, laryngitis, cough & acid reflux
  • Acute and chronic tonsillitis 

Specializing In Conservative Procedures

  • Tonsillectomy
  • Palatoplasty

ENT doctor Alexa S. Lessow, MD, treats 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 comprehensive throat 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.

1049 Fifth Avenue (at 86th Street), Suite 1A, New York, NY 10028

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