Dr. David Cognetti, MD

Dr. David Cognetti, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Cognetti, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Thomas Jefferson University - Department of Otolaryngology

925 Chestnut St Fl 6

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Laryngeal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Cognetti'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. Cognetti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cognetti "Dr. David Cognetti is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist serving the Philadelphia area for more than 10 years. Dr. Cognetti is experienced in Head and Neck Surgery, Geriatric Otolaryngology, Rhinology and Laryngology. He is also a professional member of the American Head and Neck Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons."

2  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Dizziness
  • Eagle's Syndrome
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Nasopharynx Tumor
  • Oral Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Uvulectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cognetti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cognetti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cognetti to family and friends
37 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cognetti's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

What a very kind man. I was scheduled to have surgery for head and neck cancer . The night before the scheduled procedure I received a phone call from Dr. Cognetti simply asking me if I had any concerns or worries that I wanted to discuss. After the thoughtfulness of that call I had no worries....more
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Had a good experience with Dr. Cognetti in the office and during exam. However, he decided to discontinue a script after over a year of prescribing with no warning, requiring a follow up visit and saying to take OTC products in the meantime. With proper warning, this is completely understandable....more
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He was great and very informative. I had surgery for a parotid tumor.
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