Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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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 24 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

Contact Information

(516) 222-1105

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kakani performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kakani'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kakani "Competent care with compassion. We believe in treating each patient the same way as we would like to treat a family member"

2  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

124  Conditions Treated

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42  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)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • 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
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

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

Dr. Kakani has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kakani's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakani to family and friends
52 total reviews (20 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Kakani's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

Dr Kakani performed a nasal septoplasty on me. He was very through in his diagnosis and explained all my options in a clear manner. As to the surgery, he set clear expectations. There were no surprises, it all went according to plan. His office staff was on point, efficient and courteous. Dr....more
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I am a 24 year old & had to have a full thyroidectomy. My uncle is a well respected anesthesiologist & he recommended that my procedure be done by no one but Dr. Rajesh Kakani. I had the upmost confidence that he was going to do an amazing job, & that was exactly what he did! I am now 4 weeks...more
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Absolutely amazing doctor. Funny, kind and brilliant!
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I saw Dr. Kakani for my sinus problems. After listening to me, he explained and gave me lot of options. i got better with non surgical treatment. Slight wait but well worth it.
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Dr Kankani has been my Dr for over 17 years. He is terrific, truly a Dr. That cares about his Patient and he shows it. You may have to wait a little in the office and that is because he is that good. The staff is accommodating too. I highly recommend Dr Kankani. I am one of his biggest fans.
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