Dr. Vikash Modi, MD

Dr. Vikash Modi, MD

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Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Vikash Modi, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

Pediatric Otolaryngology

428 E 72nd St Ofc 100

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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

Adenoidectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 94% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Modi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Modi "Vikash K. Modi, MD, FAAP, is an Associate Professor and the Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Modi's areas of clinical interest include the management of pediatric airway disease, pediatric head and neck masses, pediatric sinus disease, pediatric sleep disorders, tonsil and adenoid disease, ear infections, and cleft palate disorders. After receiving his medical degree from the Rutgers Medical School, Dr. Modi completed his residency in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine. In his residency he trained in pediatric otolaryngology at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Following residency, Dr. Modi completed a fellowship at Northwestern University - Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago pursuing advanced training in complex issues in pediatric otolaryngology. During this time he studied under Lauren Holinger, M.D. a world-renowned pediatric otolaryngologist. In addition to managing common pediatric problems such as ear infections, sleep apnea, adenoid and tonsil disease, Dr. Modi has particular expertise in several more complicated areas. He has advanced training in airway reconstructive procedures (laryngotracheal reconstruction). Further, as co-director of the Cornell Craniofacial team and the Cornell Velopharyngeal Center, Dr. Modi is also particularly interested in the management of speech and language disorders caused by cleft palate or velopharyngeal insufficiency. Dr. Modi is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO), Society for Ear Nose and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC) and the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association(ACPA). He has also been inducted as a Fellow into the presitigious Triological Society, the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has made numerous presentations at the national meeting of ASPO and SENTAC. In addition he has also presented his work on endoscopic airway reconstructive surgery, internationally at the European Society of Pediatric Otolarynoglogy(ESPO) . He has been selected as a Top Doctor in America by Castle Connoly, Best Doctor in New York Family Magazine, and as Best Doctor in New York Magazine. He has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, New York Family Magazine and New York Daily News for his work with children. Dr. Modi has a commitment to those less fortunate in developing countries and participates in medical trips to treat head and neck anomalies including cleft lip and cleft palate."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Modi "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

73  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • 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 of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Southern California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Modi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Modi's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Modi to family and friends
26 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Modi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

He is so arrogant and our experience with him is very frustrating. I brought my daughter in for the 1st time visit due to post nasal drip. He prescribed a medication and asked to see her again in 2 weeks. I scheduled an appointment with him but I was not available to bring her in so her...more
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My experience with Dr. Modi was great. My daughter had surgery performed by Dr. Modi recently. We were happy with him, he is professional and knowledgeable. The staff was incredibly friendly and professional. Highly recommended!
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My 8 year old went to Dr Modi for a cough. He tried to scope him but my son would not allow it. Since my son has been sick for 3 months, I asked him for an opinion about sinuses. He said that without a scope, he is unable to do so. I asked him if he could review the symptoms . He said, " No" "he...more
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Dr. Modi and his staff are amazing! My son recently had Pharyngeal flap surgery. I can't say enough about how impressed I am about him and the PICU team at NYP hospital. He's been calling often to see how my son is doing post op.. He explains everything thoroughly.. He's a very intelligent and...more
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Our 6 year old daughter has been a patient of Doctor Modi’s since she was a baby. He has always provided her with excellent care and we trust him implicitly! Through innumerable ear infections, and multiple surgeries he and his staff have always been professional, patient, and sensitive to not only...more
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