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Rahmatullah W. Rahmati, MD

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Rahmatullah W. Rahmati, MD
Rahmatullah W. Rahmati, MD

Rahmatullah W. Rahmati, M.D, 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 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 is currently at the Mailman School of Public Health for a Masters in Health Policy and Management. 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, obstructive sleep apnea, and the role of social media in medicine.  

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
Primary Specialty
Otolaryngology (Board Certified)
Education And Training
University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine (Australia)
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell and Columbia
Residency: State University of New York - Stony Brook Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Expertise
Skull Base Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep and Snoring Disorders
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Salivary Gland Disorder
Laser Surgery
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Local 1199
Medicare [Medicare]
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-8555
Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 7
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-8555
Fax: (212) 305-6142
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 385
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 326-8475
Fax: (212) 326-8585
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Non-English Languages Spoken:
Farsi (Persian)
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