Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya / Mahatma Ghandi Memorial Medical College and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and head & neck surgical oncology.

877 Stewart Ave Ste 2

Garden City, NY 11530

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kakani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Outer Ear Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakani treats Outer Ear Infection more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kakani treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakani treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kakani treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ear Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kakani treats Ear Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kakani treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kakani's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adenoidectomy
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Lymphoma
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Autoimmune Diseases
Balloon Sinuplasty
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bell's Palsy
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Broken Nose
Cancer
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Adenoid Infection
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Conductive Hearing Loss
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Cough
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Eye Cancer
Facial Fracture
Fracture
Frenectomy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Jaw Fracture
Kidney Cancer
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lip, Excision or Resection
Liver Cancer
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Melanoma
Meniere's Disease
Microlaryngeal Surgery
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Orbital Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Otitis Media
Otosclerosis
Outer Ear Infection
Pancytopenia
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Pleural Cancer
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Secondary Malignancies
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Diseases
Thalassemia
Thoracentesis
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tinnitus
TMJ
Tongue Cancer
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vertigo
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
von Willebrand Disease
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Competent care with compassion. We believe in treating each patient the same way as we would like to treat a family member

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya / Mahatma Ghandi Memorial Medical College
Medical School
1994
Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Indore University
Undergraduate School
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences
1994

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top of Medical School Graduating Class, 1985
  • Top place in Master of Surgery Examination- India, 1988

Dr. Kakani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kakani

4.3

Based on 57 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(45)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
17.54385964912281%
(10)

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Dr. Kakani, his team and staff are extraordinary professionals. Glad went to him. He is detailed in explaining diagnosis, possible treatment options and treatment itself. A SUPER knowledgeable individual.
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Very likely !!!!!!!!! He was amazingly kind and compassionate at explaining my diagnosis to me. It took me a few years to go back to a Dr. due to my fears. I would highly recommended Dr. Kakani to all of my family and friends.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kakani's for many years. He performed surgery on me that was 100% successful, as well as routine care. Always accessible, Dr. Kakani is an extremely competent doctor that exhibits intelligence, care and compassion in all he does. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Kakani is very knowledgeable and detailed in every step of my diagnosis, treatment, procedure and instructions. Never felt this comfortable and confident in any doctor before. 1000% satisfied!
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I've been going to Dr. Kakani for several years with sinus & snoring issues. After exhausting all of my options, an MRI of my sinuses and a very thorough review of the results, we decided to take the surgical route (no pressure - he wants you to be comfortable). Dr. Kakani successfully fixed my...Read More
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Choice PPO
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Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI HMO
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Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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Mercy Medical Center

Rockville Centre, NY

Plainview Hospital

Plainview, NY