Language: English
Gender: Male
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Comprehensive General Otolaryngology
1305 York Avenue , 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Fax
(646) 962-0100
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(646) 962-2221
Weill Cornell Medicine Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
156 William Street , 12th Floor
New York, NY 10038
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(646) 962-2221

Personal Statement

Dr. Abtin Tabaee provides expert medical and surgical care for disease of the nose and paranasal sinuses. He is a nationally renowned leader in the field and provides a caring, personal approach throughout the treatment process.  

If you are scheduled to see Dr. Tabaee as a new patient, please print and complete the Patient Packet and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. Thank you.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Rhinology

Expertise

  • Sinusitis
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nose Bleeds
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
  • Benign Nasal Tumor
  • Malignant Nasal Tumors

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Associate Attending Otolaryngologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 2000
  • B.S., Duke University, 1995

Honors & Awards

Awards:

Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017

 

Biography

Abtin Tabaee, MD is Associate Professor and full-time faculty member in the Department of Otolaryngology with an expertise in Rhinology, endoscopic sinus surgery and endoscopic skull base surgery. Dr. Tabaee provides specialized medical and surgical care for functional disorders of the nose, paranasal sinuses and skull base including sinusitis, nasal polyps, deviated nasal septum, nasal congestion, nose bleeds (epistaxis), cerebrospinal fluid leak, benign and malignant tumors affecting the nose and paranasal sinuses. He is the director of the fellowship program in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology and is a fellow member of the American Rhinologic Society. Dr. Tabaee embraces a patient centered approach with an emphasis on patient education, active dialogue and shared decision-making throughout the treatment process. 

Dr. Tabaee graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and received his medical degree with honors from Cornell University Medical College. He completed residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the combined Columbia - Cornell University training program. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery. He has presented nationally and internationally on the techniques and outcomes of surgical approaches for nasal and sinus disorders and has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and over 20 book chapters. He has served in leadership positions in the field of rhinology at the regional and national level including visiting faculty for numerous national scientific meetings, committee member for the American Rhinologic Society and journal reviewer for the primary journals in the field of rhinology.