Ashutosh Kacker, M.B., B.S., M.D.

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

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Personal Statement

Named to Castle Connolly New York Metro America's Top Doctors since 2011, Dr. Kacker is a caring physician who is dedicated to his patients.  He uses technical innovation and decades of clinical experience to improve a patient's outcome. He is accessible to his patients and their families at all times and believes in patient and family centric care by involving them in decision making at all times.

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

Biographical Info

Dr. Kacker graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He trained in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital/The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Residency Program. He is involved in clinical and basic science research in the field of Rhinology, involving nose and sinus. His clinical practice emphasizes the treatment of diseases of the nose and sinuses including image guided surgery and medical management of difficult cases. He is Chief of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine. He also maintains a practice in General and Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology treating patients with any disorders of the ear, nose, sinuses, or throat. 

Honors and Awards



1)Clinical Teaching award for the best teacher 2003 by the Residents of Otorhinolaryngology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital residency program


2)Member winning team, Nasal Knowledge bowl at Nose 2000 and beyond conference, Sept 19-23, 2000 Washington D.C.


3) Honduran Medical Foundation Travel Award 2000. Cleft

Lip/palate Surgery mission to Honduras. April 24-28, 2000 Tegucigalpa, Honduras.


4) American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, Basic Allergy Residents retreat. April 14-16, 2000 Dallas, Texas.


5) Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017

Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology
Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Sinusitis
Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems
Pediatric Tonsil and Adenoid Disease
Disorder of Nasal Sinus
Skull Base Surgery
Sleep Apnea
Pediatric Sinus Disorders
Sinus Surgery
Tonsil and Adenoid Problems
  • M.D.
    University of the State of New York
  • M.S.
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (India)
  • M.B.,B.S.
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (India)
  • Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Attending Otolaryngologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Multicentric Approach to ENT care | Dr. Ashutosh Kacker | Weill Cornell Medicine

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Other Interest: 
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.