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Kenneth Remsen, 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 drainage
  • Adult otolaryngology
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Benign head diseases
  • Benign neck diseases
  • Benign oral cavity diseases
  • Benign tumors of the mouth
  • Benign tumors of the throat
  • 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
  • Hearing loss
  • Malignant oral cavity diseases
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Smell disorder
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen throat
  • Thyroid problems
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • 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

  • Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology

Medical School

  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montréal, Quebec, Canada


  • Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Stoneybrook, NY


  • Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY


  • Resident and Chief Resident, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

About Me

Kenneth A. Remsen, MD, FACS, specializes in disorders of the ears, nose, and throat, with particular interest in conditions affecting the nose and sinuses, head and neck tumors and diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Before joining Summit Health, Dr. Remsen, practiced privately with Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgeons, PA, in Riverdale, New Jersey. He was a ringside physician for the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board for over 25 years and is a consulting otolaryngologist for Clinica Esperanza, a medical mission clinic in Roatan, Honduras. Dr. Remsen is Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark.

Dr. Remsen is Attending Otolaryngologist at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. He is Former Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology and Former Medical Director of the Ambulatory Surgery Center and Former Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology at Chilton Memorial Hospital. Dr. Remsen has been Chairman of the Laser Surgery Committee and Ambulatory Surgery Committee and a member of the Performance Review Committee, Executive Committee, and Medical Liaison Committee at Chilton Memorial Hospital. He has been an attending otolaryngologist for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - University Hospital in Newark, and he has been a member of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Residency Education Committee.

Dr. Remsen is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and American Head and Neck Surgeons. He is a member of the New Jersey Medical Society, New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, and American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians. He is the coauthor of articles and abstracts on a wide range of topics in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, which are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngoscope, and Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal. He has delivered local, regional, national, and international invited presentations in his field.

Dr. Remsen believes it is important for his patients to understand their medical disorders as well as all treatment options so that they can have an active role in decisions about treatment.

When he is not at work, Dr. Remsen is actively involved with his family and he travels as frequently as time allows. To his credit, Dr. Remsen also continues to volunteer twice yearly at Clinica Esperanza, where he has been practicing since 2006. He says, "Giving back is the most rewarding of life's experiences."


Hospital Affiliations

  • Chilton Medical Center