Dr. Michael Pitman, MD

Dr. Michael Pitman, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery •  Male • Age 49

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Michael Pitman, MD is a Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. Dr. Pitman has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pitman to book an appointment.


Locations

Columbia University Medical Center Otolaryngology

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(212) 235-1519
Harkness Pavilion180 Fort Washington Ave Fl 7 New York, NY 10032
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Columbia Doctors Midtown

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(212) 235-1519
Columbia Doctors Midtown880 3rd Ave Fl 3 New York, NY 10022
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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pitman

3.3

Based on 21 ratings

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Excelente médico, tenía paralizada una cuerda bucal y gracias a Dios y al doctor Pittman puedo hablar muy bien
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Daly – Jun 10, 2020
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Dr Pitman is well versed in the treatment of spasmodic Dysphonia. He is attentive to the problem and his patients needs
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Mar 28, 2019
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Felt like he didn't care. Came out with no answers and no help.
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Mar 02, 2019
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Dr. Pitman has been treating my vocal chord paralysis for several years. He tried non surgical treatment, initially, which were noninvasive. Ultimately he operated and implanted a vocal chord. My life is now normal and I am able to work and socialize normally. He is a caring and gifted physician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Donna P in Princeton , NJ – Jun 06, 2018
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Very good doctor! Cares, listens to everything you have to say. Great bedside manner. He's one of top doctors in voice, and I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Pitman accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Pitman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Pitman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Pitman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (212) 305-5289.

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Pitman typically treats 61% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Chronic Sinusitis
Sinusitis
Acute Sinusitis
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Dr. Pitman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cough
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Larynx Repair
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Oral Cancer
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Disorders
  • Throat Pain
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Familial
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Vocal Fold Medialization Surgery
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and...Read more

Biography

Dr. Michael J. Pitman is chief of the Division of Laryngology. He serves as director of the Voice and Swallowing Institute of ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty...Read more

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

2003
The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
Residency Hospital

Awards

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

New York, NY

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

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