Lexington ENT & Allergy

Alexa Lessow, MD

Otolaryngologist in New York City, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Lexington ENT & Allergy


At Lexington ENT & Allergy, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, we offer relief to patients suffering from chronic sinusitis, nasal congestion, sleep apnea, allergies and other ENT disorders. Otolaryngologist Alexa Lessow, MD provides patients in New York City comprehensive one-on-one care, treating the whole person, not just their symptoms.

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Lessow is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, The New York State Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. She is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and has received many awards, including the Patients’ Choice Award in 2013 and Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award in 2014.

After graduating from Weill Cornell School of Medicine in Manhattan, Dr. Lessow completed her general surgery internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and went on to complete her surgical training at New York University’s Otolaryngology-Head and Neck surgery program. During residency, she was trained and operated at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, and the Manhattan VA hospital.

At Lexington ENT & Allergy, Dr. Lessow and her team offer medical and minimally invasive treatments for a variety of ENT conditions. From nasal obstruction, sinus problems and allergies to hearing loss and sleep apnea, we at Lexington ENT & Allergy will help patients breathe, feel, and sleep better. In addition, Lexington ENT & Allergy offers in-office sinus and nasal procedures such as balloon sinuplasty for nasal obstruction and sinusitis, intranasal cryotherapy for those suffering from chronic rhinitis, and comprehensive allergy testing and immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis.

Lexington ENT & Allergy prides itself in using the most advanced, leading-edge technology and equipment for accurate diagnosis and treatment as well as same day convenience for the patient. We have an in-office CT scanner, as well as an audiologist on staff for comprehensive audiology testing. Lexington ENT & Allergy stands out with its staff's commitment and dedication to care. The boutique-style practice accepts insurance and has electronic medical records (EMR) that feature a patient portal for easy user experience.

Dr. Lessow pampers her patients with TLC and is known for her caring, compassionate style. For the highest level of personalized care, visit the team at Lexington ENT & Allergy. Book an appointment by calling the office or scheduling online.


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We accept most major insurances. Please contact the medical office for all insurance related questions.

1199 National Benefit Fund
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Emblem Health (GHI and HIP)
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Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Phenomenal patient care and customer service. Dr. Lessow and her staff were extremely communicative and highly professional."

    Julia K.
  • Google

    "I was impressed with the caring and very caring staff & Dr. Alexa is professional, positive and took her time learning all details, regarding my health."

    Iris S.
  • Google

    "Great staff and very warm, caring environment. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a great ENT."

    George F.
  • Google

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

    Raquel C.
  • Google

    "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!"

    Claudia B.
  • Google

    "Dr. Lessow might be the most patient, thorough, and genuinely nice doctor I've ever been to. Her staff is very helpful and accommodating."

    Liana M.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Lessow is wonderful. She is kind, patient and thorough. Her staff is very sweet and helpful."

    R.B. D.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Lessow and her staff are sensational. From making the appointment to when I walked back out the door it was a great experience. Kind and professional."

    Lizbeth M.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Lessow is the best doctor I have ever seen. She takes the time to listen, take notes, and provide options and recommendations."

    Self-verified patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Lessow was kind, caring and deeply compassionate."

    Self-verified patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Lessow is the best doctor I have ever seen. Her staff is also fantastic."

    Jennifer R
Lexington ENT & Allergy
132 East 76th Street, Suite 2A
Upper East Side

New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-861-1961
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