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Gender: Male
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Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Otolaryngology Group
36A East 36th St , 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-3292
(212) 889-8575
Weill Cornell Medicine - New York Otolaryngology Group
9 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
(212) 724-3489
(212) 501-0500

Personal Statement

Dr. Krevitt is an experienced and empathetic surgeon for the medical and surgical care of Ear, Nose, and Throat - Head & Neck problems. He takes pride in helping to promote patient education and understanding for individuals and their unique concerns. Patients will feel at ease during their visit and reassured they will have a treatment plan developed for their specific needs.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)


  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Balloon Sinuplasty of Frontal Sinus
  • Balloon Sinuplasty of Maxillary Sinus
  • Balloon Sinuplasty of Paranasal Sinus
  • Balloon Sinuplasty of Sphenoid Sinus
  • Reflux
  • Anosmia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Throat and Voice Problems
  • Speech Problem
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Ear Pain
  • Hearing Problem
  • Hearing Aid Consultation
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Condition
  • Thyroid Disorder

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 - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • 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)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare


Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Otolaryngologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, 1993
  • M.P.T., Drexel University, 1989
  • B.S., Tufts University, 1987

Honors & Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2006-2017

New York Times Magazine SuperDoctors 2015

America’s top Doctors for 2015.


Lane Krevitt, MD is a board certified Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon, who specializes in Head and Neck Oncology Surgery, including Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. He is the director of Head & Neck Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid disease at the New York Otolaryngology Group. He received his undergraduate degree at Tufts University outside of Boston and his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia- Drexel University Medical School. He completed his Internship in General Surgery and Residency training in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Krevitt also completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid and Parathyroid) at Montefiore Medical Center, under the direction of Carl Silver, M.D., pioneer in the field of Head & Neck Endocrine, Oncology, and Laryngeal Surgery.

Dr. Krevitt is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Krevitt is an Attending physician at Weill Cornell Medical College, Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He has an academic appointment as Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College. Castle Connelly Guide has recognized Dr. Krevitt as one of New York’s leading Otolaryngologists for many years. He has also consistently been included in Super Doctors, as seen in the New York Times Magazine. He was also included in the “Best Doctors” edition in New York Magazine in 2010 and 2013. He has also been included in America’s Top Physicians and a recipient of the Patients Choice Award.

Dr. Krevitt has published and presented at numerous meetings both regionally and nationally on a wide array of topics. In addition to those, he co-authored the chapter “Morpho-Physiology of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands” in Science Review for Otolaryngology, published by Thieme. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, New York Head and Neck Society, American Thyroid Association, American Rhinologic Society.

Dr. Krevitt treats many types of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck conditions. He has expertise in Minimally Invasive Surgeries of the Head & Neck and Sinuses. His area of special interest includes:
Thyroid / Parathyroid Disease
Image Guided Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
Comprehensive management of Sinus/Nasal Disease
Cancers of the Larynx
Cancers of the Head & Neck
Sleep Apnea