Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(49)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rajesh Kakani, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Garden City, NY. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

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

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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

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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"
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Specialties

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

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • 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
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • TMJ
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • von Willebrand Disease

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kakani to family and friends
4.1
based on 49 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Kakani's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

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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My daughter (30) went to see this guy today. Sonograms clearly show two thyroid cysts, and multiple doctors recommended aspiration. Doctor was condescending, ignored many of the described by my daughter and refused to perfrom the procedure. More than a total waste of time. This guy made my...more
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My daughter waited more than 2 months to see this specialist and we drove 20 miles to his office yesterday and he told us straight as he walked in the examination room that although he will see us this time, we should not return to see him again because our insurance does not pay him well. He also...more
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Rockville Centre |
My husband and daughter had issues that Dr. Kakani treated successfully. Dr. Kakani is caring and knowledgeable. He takes the time to listen to his patients and thoughtfully diagnoses and treats them. I highly recommend Dr. Kakani.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kakani accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
    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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Hospitals where Dr. Kakani has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center
1000 N Village Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
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NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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Plainview Hospital
888 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
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