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Samaritan Unveils Newly Expanded Ear, Nose & Throat Specialty Clinic

Published on: May 9, 2023

Watertown, NY – Samaritan Medical Center unveiled its newly expanded Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) specialty clinic with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting event on Friday, May 5, 2023.  The clinic, previously located on the second floor of the Samaritan Medical Office Building at 826 Washington Street moved to its new, larger space on the third floor and began seeing patients at the new location on Monday, May 8, 2023.  The new clinic increased in space from 3,800 to 7,300 square feet, from 9 to 11 exam rooms, and from 1 to 3 treatment rooms.

“This is truly an exciting day for us,” said Tom Carman, president and chief executive officer.  The new facility will allow the providers to accommodate more patients and to perform in-office treatments and procedures in a timely manner. 

Dr. David Gordon, an otolaryngologist, said the ENT clinic sees nearly 10,000 patients a year. “That’s a big investment in our community,” he said. “Samaritan has recognized that and recognized that this is part of our future and that we’re growing, and we’ll continue to grow and with this beautiful new facility we can do just that.”

Dr. Tony Chuang, otolaryngologist and chief of the ENT service at Samaritan, expressed his happiness with the new facility, which will allow them to continue to deliver the best care possible for patients locally.  “I’m very excited to see that we will be able to provide more services to our community and be able to also attract other candidates to join our party here,” he said.

Samaritan’s Ear, Nose &Throat (ENT) specialists diagnose, manage and treat diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck, including the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity and upper pharynx (mouth and throat).   

L-R: Tom Zajak, PA-C; Chad DeMarche, PA-C; Dr. David Gordon; Dr. Tony Chuang; Tom Carman, President/CEO; Amy Hanson, Senior Operations Manager