Dr. Andrew Tassler, MD

Dr. Andrew Tassler, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
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41 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Tassler, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, head & neck surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

Head and Neck Surgery

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Tracheal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
high
more than 84% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Tassler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tassler "Dr. Andrew Tassler serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Tassler's expertise lies in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid, tongue, lips and oral cavity, larynx, pharynx, sinuses, skull base and skin. Dr. Tassler was born and raised in Washington, DC. He attended Amherst College and graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Political Science. He then received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery at New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center followed by residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. While at Georgetown, he received the Hugh O. DeFries Award for Lifetime Learning. After residency, Dr. Tassler completed a fellowship in Advanced Oncologic Head and Neck Surgery and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the faculty at Weill Cornell, Dr. Tassler practiced for five years at Montefiore Medical Center where he was Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. While at Montefiore, Dr. Tassler was awarded for outstanding resident teaching and was selected three times as a SuperDoctors "Rising Star" by his colleagues. Dr. Tassler is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, the American Head and Neck Society, the New York Head and Neck Society, and the North American Skull Base Society. He is also an active fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Tassler is a specialist in all aspects of head and neck cancer surgery. He also has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques in head and neck surgery including transoral laser (TLM) and robotic surgery (TORS) as well as endoscopic skull base surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tassler "Dr. Tassler is a specialist in all aspects of head and neck cancer surgery. His expertise lies in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, including salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid, tongue, lips and oral cavity, larynx, pharynx, sinuses, skull base and skin."

6  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

95  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision of Vestibule Floor of Mouth
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Transoral Laser Resection
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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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

  • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tassler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tassler's Reviews

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Dr. Tassler is a deft surgeon and a knowledgeable physician. His bedside manner is kind and reassuring.
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LawyerDude in New York, NY – Sep 18, 2018
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Good doctors are sadly quite difficult to come by. Great doctors, even more so. Doctor Tassler has been unfailingly great in the many occasions when he's treated me for a number of different issues and conditions. Absolutely a doctor to turn to and trust.
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