Dr. Ashutosh Kacker, MD

Dr. Ashutosh Kacker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ashutosh Kacker, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Kacker is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Head and Neck Surgery

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Named to Castle Connolly New York Metro America's Top Doctors since 2011,  Dr. Kacker is a caring physician who is dedicated to his patients.  He uses technical innovation and decades of clinical experience to improve a patient's outcome. He is accessible to his patients and their families at all times and believes in patient and family centric care by involving them in decision making at all times.
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Dr. Kacker's Experience

Dr. Kacker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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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.


  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • State University Of New York
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • St. Peters Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Newyork-Presbtyerian Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kacker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kacker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kacker to family and friends
based on 38 total reviews (20 with comments)
Dr. Kacker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (20)
in New York, NY |
Excellent physician. Very professional and skilled in procedures he performs. Staff that assist him competent and friendly.
in NY, NY |
Dr Kacker is a very skilled, caring surgeon. After surgery care and concern is very personal and caring. I highly recommend him
in New York, NY |
I HAVE been with this doctor over 10 years. He is excellent -- technically proficient, pleasant, explains well. I did a sinus surgery some years ago. There were no problems and everything went well. Do see Dr. Kacker.
Dr Kacker is thorough and explains things very clearly.
in Flushing, NY |
Highly recommended surgeon.
in Monsey, NY |
Excellent doctor, fantastic rapport with patients, very good support staff
in Ridgewood, NY |
Dr. Kacker is an very careing physician. He explains everything to you so you understand. He takes the time with each patient and always returns your calls. I highly recommend him.
New York, NY |
Dr Kacker is very professional. Appointments are on time. Informs what treatment in going to be done and is conderned about your comfort during and after treatment. I would gladly recommend him.
in Edison, NJ |
First visit was prompt and informative.
in Manahawkin, NJ |
The best and most thorough doctor. Best bed side manners ever. Truly a great doctor , with a Great Staff as well. Always helpful and curtious.. He is truly the best.
in Elmhurst, NY |
Dr. Kacker excellent doctor in my point of view. He so honest manners, punctual and concerns about patients and he has big heart...very nice man. I was so surprised after surgery. I'm feeling good now. I will most strongly recommend Dr. Kacker to others because he is extremely knowledgeable and sharp diagnosis. I'm so glad to got this doctor. Thanks dr. kacker! I will pray for you forever inshallah.
in New York, NY |
Dr Kacker has been my Ent physician for several years. Extremely knowledgeable, he does an in depth analysis to determine the cause of your symptoms. He explains remedies in understandable detail., and is always accessible to help. He is an outstanding physician..
Dr kacker is an excellent diagnostician. He is also a renown surgeon with a responsive and empathetic manner. I am in the process of dealing with a complex ENT issue and he has kept me informed every step of the way. I have already seen 5 promiinent NY ENT surgeons with zero success. Dr kacker is the first and only Dr who ordered the proper test and discovered the underlying issue. He is the BEST!
in Ft Lee, NJ |
I will most definitely recommend Dr. Kacker to others because he is extremely knowledgeable in the area of ENT and was able to provide a clear explanation of my issue. Dr. Kacker was attentive to my concerns and took his time to explain. The office staff is great and I was seen immediately.
New York, NY |
Very personable and punctual. Quick diagnosis and gets you on your way.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kacker has an excellent bedside manner and really takes the time to focus on you during the appointment. Many doctors want to rush you out but he isnt like that.
New York, NY |
The treatment I received by Dr Kacker was excellent. I felt improvement immediately
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kacker did a fantastic job working with me for my surgery. Once the surgery was complete he was truly on point when it came to follow up appointments etc. His office gets you in and out very quickly and he always made himself incredibly accessible regarding any questions or concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Kacker, he did an excellent job and provides an amazing level of service. Hats off to him and his staff.
Dr Kacker is very experienced well cared for professional ENT. Along with his A+staff, l really felt that I was treated with outmost care, and that being said I continue to proudly recommend Dr Kacker to everyone needing an ENT specialist.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Kacker is a wonderful, kind and knowledgeable otolaryngologist. I?ve gone to him several times for sinus infections, bronchitis, etc. He?s my favorite doctor at the ENT office at Weill Cornell.
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Dr. Kacker accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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