Dr. Abtin Tabaee, MD

Dr. Abtin Tabaee, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Abtin Tabaee, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tabaee performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
ENT Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Tabaee's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Tabaee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tabaee "Abtin Tabaee, MD has recently joined the Department of Otolaryngology with an expertise in Rhinology, endoscopic sinus surgery and endoscopic skull base surgery. Prior to joining Cornell, Dr. Tabaee served as the Director of Rhinology at Beth Israel Medical Center between 2006 and 2015. Dr. Tabaee provides specialized medical and surgical care for functional disorders of the nose, paranasal sinuses and skull base including sinusitis, nasal polyps, deviated nasal septum, nasal congestion, allergies, nose bleeds (epistaxis), cerebrospinal fluid leak, benign and malignant tumors affecting the nose and sinuses. He is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a fellow member of the American Rhinologic Society and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Tabaee embraces a patient centered approach with an emphasis on patient education, active dialogue and decision making involvement throughout the treatment process. Dr. Tabaee graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and received his medical degree with honors from Cornell University Medical College. He completed residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the combined Columbia - Cornell University training program. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery. He has presented nationally and internationally on the techniques and outcomes of surgical approaches for nasal and sinus disorders and has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and over 20 book chapters. He has served in leadership positions in the field of rhinology at the regional and national level including visiting faculty for numerous national scientific meetings, committee member for the American Rhinologic Society and journal reviewer for the primary journals in the field of rhinology. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tabaee "Dr. Abtin Tabaee provides expert medical and surgical care for disease of the nose and paranasal sinuses. He is a nationally renowned leader in the field and provides a caring, personal approach throughout the treatment process.  "

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

39  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tabaee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tabaee's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tabaee to family and friends
63 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
    (62)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tabaee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

Dr. Tabaee is a great doctor! He makes you feel at home when you enter his office. I would totally recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Tabaee is very professional and well versed in his speciality. Your questions, concerns and needs are always addressed. I have a difficult recurring problem and his support and approach are very reassuring and on target.
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Dr. Tabaee coordinated and performed a lengthy and complicated surgical procedure on me after having been highly recommended by another ENT who did not perform the procedure. Dr. Tabaee was absolutely wonderful in every aspect, always available to respond to my concerns and totally caring and...more
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Dr Tabaee is considerate, knowledgeable, intelligent, caring, well informed, and a good listener. He treats me with respect and takes me seriously. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants this fine doctor.
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Dr Tabaee was kind, listened to my issues, and explained possible causes. He referred me to get tests done to thoroughly evaluate the problem and did not prescribe unnecessary medications as other doctors eagerly do.
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