Dr. Lessow is an extremely personable ENT doctor who offers her patients complete one-to-one care. She pampers them with a great deal of TLC, provides them with confidence and focuses on optimizing outcomes to help them breathe, feel and sleep better.

She focuses on surgical and nonsurgical management of nasal and sinus problems, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, as well as complete ear, nose and throat care. Her conservative approach to surgical treatments includes in-office endoscopic balloon sinuplasty and inferior turbinate reduction, as well as nasal surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery and palatoplasty.

Dr. Lessow treats patients of all ages with a multitude of ear, nose and throat problems. These can include problems ranging from chronic sinusitis, postnasal drip, headache and facial pain to acute tonsillitis, neck masses, throat conditions and hearing loss. 

When not in practice, Dr. Lessow enjoys oil painting, drawing, writing, live music, adventure travel with her family and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Board-Certified: American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
MD: Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY
Residency: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Internship: General Surgery,  Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
Member: American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, American Rhinology Society, New York State Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Physicians Attending Association:  Lenox Hill Hospital
Awards: Vitals Most Compassionate Doctor, America’s Top Physicians

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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