About Us

Jay S. Youngerman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Jay Youngerman earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders at Long Island Jewish Hospital in 1983 and has been serving the Long Island community for the last 27 years practicing mostly out of his Plainview office. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology, a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Dr Youngerman is past president of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology (LISO), and is presently the Governor representing the members of LISO to the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS). He serves on multiple committees, both as chairman of the committee and members of others and holds a position on the Executive Board of Governors of the AAOHNS. Locally Dr. Youngerman is the Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at North Shore Plainview, and is on the Board of Directors of the Melville Surgery Center. He has attending privileges and teaches at Long Island Jewish Hospital and Schneider’s Childrens Hospital. He has been the guest speaker and presenter at multiple medical meetings, community organizations and business community.

For his work he has been honored by his peers and Castle Connolly as one of the Top Doctors in the Metro Area every year since 1994 and as recently as 2010. In 2008, and 2009 he was honored by Newsday as one of their Top Doctors. Dr. Youngerman has received multiple other honors including repeat listings in Strathmore’s Who’s Who, including Professional of the Year. Dr. Youngerman’s special interests include Pediatric Otolaryngology, Swallowing and Upper Airway Disorders, Sinus and Head and Neck Surgery and Hearing Loss.



John J. Grosso, M.D., F.A.C.S.

John J. Grosso, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. John J. Grosso earned his medical degree at the Health Science Center of Syracuse and completed his Otolaryngology residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Dr. Grosso is the current President of the Long Island Society of Otolaryngology (LISO), he serves as Chief of Otolaryngology of North Shore University Hospital at Syosset and has been on the Medical Board of North Shore University Hospital at Plainview for the past 10 years. He is on the Medical Advisory Board of the New York State Athletic Commission. He has been honored by Castle Conolly as one of the Top Doctors in the Metro Area.



Konstantin Tarashansky, M.D.

Konstantin Tarashansky, M.D.

Dr. Tarashansky started his dedication to the field of Otolaryngology at the age of 14 as a part of a special High School program. He completed three and a half years of the Medical Institution in Russia, relocated the the United States, where he completed his extended undergraduate education in biochemistry and obtained his medical degree from the State University of New York at Brooklyn. His commitment to facial surgery resulted in completion of his residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Long Island College Hospital/Downstate Medical Center. He expanded his expertise in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery or the nose and face doing a Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with a world renowned facial plastic surgeon, E.Gaylon McCollough in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Dr. Tarashansky is a board certified Otolaryngology, Head and Neck, and Fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon.

He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He shares his commitment to the conscious, individualized patient care in the setting of private practice with the educational responsibilities as a clinical resident teacher at Long Island Jewish Hospital and a clinical assistant professor at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. He is on staff at North Shore University Hospital at Plainview, North Shore University Hospital at Syosset, Long Island Jewish Hospital/Schneider’s Childrens Hospital and the Melville Surgery Center.



Jamie Stern, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jamie Stern, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Jamie Stern, M.D. earned her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She went on to complete a residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y. She is board certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

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