NYC-Based Dr. Gregory Levitin Recently Completed his 500th Balloon Sinuplasty Using Local Anesthesia

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Dr. Levitin is nationally recognized as one of the foremost experts on in-office balloon sinuplasty treatment. He is one of the few NYC doctors able to perform balloon sinuplasty using only local anesthesia.

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My balloon sinuplasty success rate for patients with chronic sinusitis is high, reducing sinus congestion, headaches, and recurrence of sinus infections. I’m very proud to have reached this major accomplishment, helping to treat over 500 patients with this in-office procedure, said Dr. Levitin.

Dr. Gregory Levitin recently reached a milestone performing his 500th in-office balloon sinuplasty using only local anesthesia. Balloon sinuplasty is a relatively new technology, providing quick and effective sinusitis relief with minimal discomfort. Dr. Levitin’s expertise using local anesthesia is a game-changer for patients compared to traditional sinus surgery. Patients are literally able to walk in and walk out of the office in 45 minutes, so there is no need to go to an operating room for general anesthesia or sedation.

The purpose of balloon sinuplasty treatment is to provide relief from symptoms caused by chronic sinus obstruction and nasal congestion by opening up the sinuses. Unlike conventional sinus surgery, it does not include removal of bone or tissue from the nose. The sinus passages are widened with a balloon catheter that is gently inserted and inflated in the nasal passages, and then carefully removed. Without any incisions or tissue removal, there is less bleeding, fewer risks, less postoperative pain, and a quicker recovery. When the balloon sinuplasty procedure is carried out by an experienced surgeon such as Dr. Gregory Levitin, this treatment is safe, avoids more invasive surgery, and provides lasting relief for many years. Patients who suffer from chronic sinusitis and are looking for a long-term solution to relieve their sinus pain and discomfort should be evaluated to see if they would benefit from the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

“My balloon sinuplasty success rate for patients with chronic sinusitis is high, reducing sinus congestion, headaches, and recurrence of sinus infections. I’m very proud to have reached this major accomplishment, helping to treat over 500 patients with this convenient, in-office procedure,” said Dr. Gregory Levitin.

More about Dr. Gregory Levitin:

Dr. Gregory Levitin, MD, FACS is a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck surgeon and a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology (AAO-HNS). He is also an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Dr. Levitin’s areas of expertise include office-based treatment for chronic sinusitis, allergic and chronic rhinitis, nasal valve collapse, nasal obstruction and snoring, and voice disorders.

Balloon sinuplasty has helped thousands of people have fewer sinus infections and reduce sinus symptoms, improving their health and comfort. Plan a visit today and let Dr. Levitin help you decide if this procedure would be right for you, or if another type of sinus or nasal treatment would better suit your needs.

For more information, please call 212-784-6643 to reach his Manhattan office/Columbus Circle, 200 W. 57th Street, Suite 1410, or visit http://www.sinusitistreatmentnyc.com.

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