Lee Phillip
Smith, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology

(718) 470-7550

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Dr. Lee P. Smith is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. Dr. Smith received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then completed a two year fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with subspecialty training in advanced pediatric airway reconstruction. Dr. Smith's clinical interests include endoscopic and open pediatric airway surgery and surgical management of lesions of the head and neck. Dr. Smith's research interests have focused on operating room safety, specifically, the prevention of surgical fire. Dr. Smith has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and has presented his work at numerous national meetings. Most importantly, Dr. Smith and the division of pediatric otolaryngology are focused on delivering the highest quality patient care in a family friendly environment.


Board certifications:

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology

Administrative titles

  • Chief of Division of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders - Pediatric Otolaryngology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Academic titles

  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • New York University School of Medicine


  • University of Miami School of Medicine
  • University of Miami School of Medicine


  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia


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Locations & insurance

LIJMC - Dept. of Otolaryngology & Communicative Disorders

  • 430 Lakeville Road
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040

    Fax: (718) 470-4514

Pediatric Specialty Care at Smithtown

  • 222 Middle Country Road
    Suite 106
    Smithtown, NY 11787

    Fax: (631) 775-3231

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"Dr. Lee Smith is a fantastic specialist. Besides his expertise, he is friendly, patient, explains things well caring, listens, and considers our input."

"We love Dr. Smith & thank him a million times over for being so patient."

"I love Dr. Smith!"

"I already recommended my sister for her son and she was very happy."

"We love Doctor Smith!!!"

"Dr. Smith communicates extremely well, but he does move quickly. He doesn't always have the opportunity to spend a long time discussing, but I know that he is willing to listen to our needs and concerns. He considered our questions carefully, and gave us the thoughtful answers we needed."

"Is a good doctor with kindness, courtesy & explains about our diagnosis & has personnel in Spanish to understand better."

"Excellent provider. Direct and honest! The medical community needs more physicians like him. Would recommend and I would have my child come back and see him for any ENT issue!"

"Dr. Lee Smith is an amazing doctor - as good as it gets!"

"I appreciated that Dr. Smith called me twice to follow up."

"I have recommended Dr. Smith to 2 families - They were also satisfied w/his skills."

"I can't put it into words to describe the feeling that Dr. Smith left me with not just pre procedure but also post procedure. He is truly an amazing Doctor"

"We all had a great experience and I have already highly recommended."

"The overall visit with the dr. was good, just think it is very quick and to the point, not personal at all."

"Wonderful doctor will come back & use him again."