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Welcome to the Medical Practice of Dr. David Bortniker, Dr. Warren Kraus and Dr. Howard Druce


We offer comprehensive care for adults and children for problems of the ears, nose and throat, allergy, balance and hearing and facial plastic surgery in our conveniently located offices in Somerville and Warren, NJ.

Dr. David Bortniker

David Bortniker, MD

Dr. David Bortniker

Dr. David Bortniker has over thirty years’ experience providing comprehensive ENT care for adults and children with extensive experience treating sinus disease.

He is also a highly trained Head & Neck Surgeon caring for patients needing thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland surgery.  He has been elected as a Fellow of the American Head & Neck Society.

He has held numerous faculty appointments at major university medical centers and has been repeatedly named as “Top Doctor” in multiple publications over the past 30 years.

Dr. Warren Kraus

Warren Kraus, MDDr. Warren Kraus specializes in general Ear, Nose and Throat surgery and cosmetic rhinoplasty (“nose-job”).  He is an accomplished sculptor and painter, a background which he draws upon when performing facial plastic surgery.  Dr. Kraus explains, “The aesthetic judgement and sense of proportion the artist uses in creating a sculpture are much the same as we use during rhinoplasty.  A successful rhinoplasty achieves a graceful balance of individual features.”

For the past twelve years, he served as chief of the Division of Otolaryngology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway. He trained with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, of which he is a past member. Dr. Kraus is board certified in Otolaryngology, which includes facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Howard Druce

Dr. Howard Druce

Dr. Howard Druce is an experienced allergist who has extensive experience in both patient care and developing new medications for allergy, asthma and immunology. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School.

Please click on pages on our website to find much more information about the services we offer, together with forms for you to complete before your visit to speed your appointment.



Call the Ear Nose & Throat Care office at (908) 704-9696 for appointments and more information.



Learn about our Audiology services at the "Services - Audiology" page


Dr. Druce offers painless allergy testing. Find out more under the "Services - Allergy testing" page

Balloon Sinus Surgery

See the "What's New" page for more details of this in-office procedure

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  • Sinus versus migraine headaches
    How can we distinguish between a true sinus headache versus a migraine headache? This is a major diagnostic dilemma which has been a concern and interest of mine for many decades. The recent medical literature is beginning to finally address this common long-term dilemma. A recent review in the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology […]
  • HPV
    Although alcohol and tobacco use account for majority of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck, HPV is now recognized as a major factor in the development of the majority of head neck squamous cell carcinoma’s of the oropharynx in North America and Europe. It is expected that the incidence will surpass […]

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  • Food-Allergic Kids Need Current Epi Script
    From the recent ACAAI MeetingFood-Allergic Kids Need Current Epi Script BALTIMORE — Just 30% of food-allergic children presenting to a pediatric outpatient clinic have a current prescription for an epinephrine autoinjector, with far fewer having chart documentation of how to administer it, according to a new study."It was a surprise," lead investigator Christopher Couch, MD, […]
  • Allergy Myths
    Defining Allergy Fact from FictionThe greatest allergy myths and misconceptions, debunkedBALTIMORE, MD. (November 7, 2013) – From gluten allergy and hypoallergenic pets, to avoiding the flu shot because of an egg allergy, there are a lot of common myths and misconceptions about allergies. Many might be shocking due to a great deal of false information […]