Rahmatullah Rahmati, MB BCH

Rahmatullah Rahmati, MB BCH

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

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Rahmatullah Rahmati, MB BCH is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Otolaryngology

180 Fort Washington Ave Fl 7

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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Rahmatullah Rahmati's bio

This content was provided by Rahmatullah Rahmati "Dr Rahmatullah (Wais) Rahmati, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, is the Director of Sleep Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and the Medical Director of the Adult ENT Clinic at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Vanderbilt Clinic. Dr. Rahmati earned his medical degree from the University of Sydney, School of Medicine. He completed Otolaryngology residency at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia and Cornell program and fellowship in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He recently completed a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Rahmati specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck region, minimally invasive salivary gland surgery (sialendoscopy), sleep surgery-including transoral robotic surgery and hypoglossal nerve stimulation, and skull base surgery. His research interests are in the areas of head and neck cancer, salivary gland disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, and the role of social media in medicine. Dr Rahmati is committed to resident and medical student education and was awarded the Shain Schley Resident Teaching Award and Maxwell Abramson Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching and Service."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Rahmatullah Rahmati "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

90  Conditions Treated


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38  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus 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.


  • University of Sydney / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New York Presbyterian/Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Rahmatullah Rahmati has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Rahmatullah Rahmati's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Rahmatullah Rahmati to family and friends
10 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Rahmatullah Rahmati'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 (6)

Dr. Rahmati is a LIAR.. During a surgery he and his team cracked my front tooth in half and chipped 4 other teeth. An oral surgeon t informed that this happened when the team pulled out the device which was protecting my vocal chords during the procedure. The doctor LIED and said he didn't do it...more
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Dr. Rahmati is not only an excellent surgeon, but also very kind, patient, pragmatic, and professional. I visited Dr. Rahmati because I had a submandibular salivary stone that needed removal. In the very first consult, Dr. Rahmati explained to me the different surgical procedures to remove salivary...more
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Dr Rahmati has been a gift to my son and our family. He is as skillful as he is compassionate. Never is it easy to hear that your 12year old son has cancer. Dr Rahmati did it with grace and empathy My son is doing better than we hoped. Dr Rahmati removed cancer from my son's neck. Not only is...more
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We Loved Dr. Rahmati. He is excellent & makes you feel very comfortable. Bed side is 110%!
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I would have appreciated more active involvement from this physician. I sought out a Columbia specialist as other doctors had not been able to find a remedy for my symptoms. He merely listened (which is a plus these days) but offered no treatment, no further suggestions or options for my symptoms....more
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