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Howard Taylor, MD, FACS
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  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
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51 Route 23 South Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

51 Route 23 South
Riverdale, NJ 07457
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abscess excision
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult otolaryngology
  • Benign head diseases
  • Benign neck diseases
  • Benign oral cavity diseases
  • Benign tumors of the mouth
  • Benign tumors of the throat
  • Cyst excision
  • Disorders of the ear
  • Disorders of the nose
  • Disorders of the throat
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in children
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in infants
  • Ear nose and throat conditions in toddlers
  • Lipoma excision
  • Malignant oral cavity diseases
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Smell disorder
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen throat
  • Tonsillectomy
  • taste disorders

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology


  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners and American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Medical School

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


  • Chemistry and Mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa, Hobart College, Geneva, NY


  • General Surgery, St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY


  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


  • Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

About Me

President and Founding Partner of Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgeons, PA, Howard Taylor, MD, FACS, specializes in general and pediatric otolaryngology, hearing loss, hearing aids, and dizziness.

Dr. Taylor is Former Chair of Otolaryngology at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. He has been Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark. A ringside physician for the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, Dr. Taylor has provided medical support for national and international boxing matches involving high-profile fighters such as Sugar Ray Leonard, George Foreman, and Oscar de la Hoya.

Dr. Taylor is a diplomate of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of New Jersey Medical Society and American Association of Ringside Physicians. During his residency, Dr. Taylor served with the United States Public Health Service at the Alaskan Native Medical Center in Anchorage, where he focused on microsurgery of the ear. He has delivered local and regional invited presentations in his field.

A Castle Connolly "Top Doc," Dr. Taylor is included in "Top Doc" listings for New Jersey Monthly, Inside Jersey, and US News and World Report.


Hospital Affiliations

  • Chilton Medical Center
  • Wayne Surgical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctor 2019
  • Top Doctors Inside Jersey 2018
  • Inside Jersey Top Docs 2017
  • Top Doctors 2013
  • NJ Top docs
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors