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Sinus Care Specialists

Serving Long Island for Over 25 Years

Practicing ENT Excellence

Salim A. Matar, MD, FACS completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, one of the world’s leading sinus treatment hospitals, in 1991. He trained for 3 years in general surgery and 4 years in Otolaryngology, specializing in head and neck surgery.

During that time, Dr. Matar had regular interaction with renowned ENT doctors, which led him to focus on his field of specialty. At the time, modern techniques in endoscopic sinus surgery were advancing very quickly, and Dr. Matar wanted to be part of the cutting edge field to bring relief to sinus sufferers.

Dr. Matar is Board Certified in Otolaryngology and a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Salim Matar

Hospital Affiliations

  • John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
  • St. Charles Hospital
  • St. Catherine's Hospital Smithtown

Dedicated Patient Care

When you visit Long Island Sinus Institute, you can count on receiving top-quality care from Dr. Matar’s attentive staff of experienced sinus care specialists.

Jacklyn Frank is a registered nurse and graduate of Stony Brook University. She has worked with Dr. Matar since 1996 and has years of experience assisting in sinus procedures. She focuses on the comfort of patients from the beginning of their visit, all the way through post-operative care.

Dr. Matar and Jacklyn make a great team in providing an excellent patient experience. Find out if their sinus expertise can help you with your symptoms.

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Jacklyn Frank

"My quality of life has drastically improved!"

If you would ask my husband, he would also share that same sentiment. He says he enjoys waking up in the middle of the night now just to watch me breathe because I'm breathing peacefully, and I'm sleeping. I'm not waking up many times during the night, or not waking him up many times during the night, with my inability to breathe. I would definitely recommend this procedure to anyone who's suffering with chronic sinus issues and allergies. It's life changing. It made a big difference in my life.

- Karen, wife and mother

"Symptoms that I felt prior to the procedure - sinus congestion and drainage, pressure, headaches, and night time coughing - that was gone for the first time since I can remember."

I felt better from day one. When I play on the floor with the grandkids, I don't get dizzy. Dizziness was something that was bothering me prior to the procedure, and it was kind of funny. I didn't really realize it was related to the sinuses until afterwards when the dizziness went away. Without question I wholeheartedly recommend this. For the minor inconvenience of having the procedure done, have a major step up in lifestyle quality.

- Vernon, grandfather

“I decided to have the balloon dilation because I just finally thought, 'Enough!' ”

The steroids make me have insomnia and just not feel very good in general. The antibiotics gastrointestinal side effects. The decongestants make me feel jittery. The antihistamines would make me very drowsy. Always the side effects. I decided to have the balloon dilation because I just finally thought, "Enough!" Following the procedure, I returned to normal activities in less than 24 hours. I was able to sleep so much better than prior to the procedure. I remember waking up with a refreshed feeling, going about my morning activities and feeling like I actually had energy. You really take for granted the ability to just breathe through your nose easily.

- Cynthia, life-long-sinus sufferer

What Our Patients Are Saying