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Roheen Raithatha, MD, FACS

Roheen Raithatha, MD, FACS

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Dr. Roheen Raithatha was interviewed by Fox News about his use of the Propel stent. Watch the segment here 

Dr. Roheen Raithatha was interviewed by The Wall Street Journal about his take on Spring Allegies. Watch the segment here

Dr. Roheen Raithatha graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and received his Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia & Cornell Campus) Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and then went on to complete a Fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY.

Dr. Raithatha treats all Ear, Nose, and Throat disorders in adults and children, with extra specialization in both medical and surgical treatments of sinus and nasal conditions, including nasal obstruction, snoring, epistaxis, acute and chronic sinusitis, nasal allergies, deviated nasal septum, enlarged turbinates, and sinonasal and skull base tumors.

His surgical specialties include: septoplasty/turbinate surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery (including image guided sinus surgery), revision (re-do) sinus surgery, balloon sinuplasty (in-office or in operating room), nasal polyps, fungal sinusitis, nasal and sinus tumors, endoscopic skull base surgery, repair of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, and endoscopic orbital surgery.

Dr. Raithatha is board-certified from the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has authored numerous book chapters and articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to give lectures at multiple Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery courses. He has also made academic presentations at the national level to many professional societies. He is an active member of the American Rhinologic Society, North American Skull Base Society, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He is currently on faculty at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is also a member of the ENT & Allergy Advanced Sinus/Skull Base Center.

Dr. Raithatha, who has helped thousands of patients overcome their sinus problems, is fortunate to be among the first in the area to offer a new breakthrough medical device for patients suffering from chronic sinusitis. Dr. Raithatha offers the Propel implant as part of his treatment options.  The Propel implant is the only device in the industry backed by Level 1A evidence and proven to enhance and significantly improve outcomes. When placed in the ethmoid sinus following surgery, PROPEL decreases scarring and inflammation, reducing the need for additional surgical procedures as well as  oral steroids and their potential side effects.

The spring-like PROPEL implant props open the ethmoid sinus to maintain the surgical opening, delivers an anti-inflammatory medication directly to the sinus lining, and then dissolves, avoiding the need for removal. For more information, please watch the video below:

Read Dr. Roheen Raithatha's articles in Womens Health:

"What is Ear Candling- and Should You Try It?" Click Here

 "Why Some People's Sneezes Smell Like Vomit"  Click Here

" Why you Absolutely Need to Use a humidifier During Winter" Click Here

" Why the Heck won't Your Sinus Infection go Away?" Click Here

"I’m a Doctor, Not a Teacher … But Should I Be Both?" Click Here

Roheen Raithatha, MD, FACS accepts the following insurance plans:

Fifth Ave Office:
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Agewell
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthCare Partners IPA
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • HIP
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare - Local 342
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Partners Health Plan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UHC Oxf Liberty
  • United HealthCare
  • US Family Health
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health For Heros


I have been going to Dr Roheen for about 2 years now and I could not be happier. He is extremely patient and professional and takes his time to walk you through the entire process - starting from whats going on, why is it happening to how can I prevent it in the future. Definitely one of the best ENTs in New York!

12/11/2017 Sonal T. from ZocDoc

Dr. Raithatha is okay. The office was good and the check in was pleasant. I'm not sure what to expect but I guess Dr. Raithatha just want to finish my appointment and get on with the next one. I was okay with that because doctors nowaday is mostly like that. what I thought after was what I dislike his office so much. his assistant or the person who call in the prescription was so rude and unprofessional. she was not helpful at all.

11/15/2017 Jenny C. from ZocDoc

I was referred to Dr. Roheen Raithatha by my dermatologist (Dr. Samer Jaber). The woman at the check-in desk was friendly. My appointment was for 5:30pm and Dr. R called me back at exactly 5:30. The office and exam room were super clean. Dr. R is a caring, knowledgeable, professional, thorough, wonderful ENT. Dr. R asked me what my concerns were and examined my ears, throat and nose. He drained some of the wax build-up in my ears and took the time to thoroughly explain my issues. He explained everything in words and examples that I could understand. He was warm, friendly, and articulate. We discussed my treatment plan and he presented me with a variety of options. Dr. R took the time to answer all my questions and was not trying to rush me out which I have had happen to me by other ENT;s. He was very pleasant and has great bed side manner. I have seen 2 other ENT's in NYC and neither provided me with the care and great experience that I received from Dr. R. I will definitely be sticking with Dr. Raithatha and highly recommend! .

11/07/2017 Amber J. from Yelp

Very professional, knowledgable doctor with a gentle manner.

10/25/2017 James P. from ZocDoc

Dr Raithatha seemed very professional, polite and knowledgeable. The office staff is very nice too.

10/18/2017 Valentyna O. from ZocDoc

Dr. Raithatha saw me the same day when I couldn’t shake the fact that something was in my ear. He gave me a good diagnosis and calmed my hypochondria. The audiologist was great and made me feel comfortable.

09/18/2017 Heather C. from ZocDoc

I suspected a broken nose after playing soccer. I booked a morning appointment with Dr. Raithatha. He performed a quick endoscopy and was able to tell right away it wasn't broken. Quick appointment. Highly recommend.

09/14/2017 Erika R. from ZocDoc

Dr. Raithatha is very personable and an extremely competent medical professional. I would highly recommend him for any ENT issues you may have.

09/11/2017 John F. from ZocDoc

Very good doctor! Office staff is very friendly too.

09/11/2017 Kenya W. from ZocDoc

The visit was quick and smooth, my issue was taken care of and the doctor answered my questions and provided advice to prevent it from happening in the future.

09/08/2017 a Verified Patient from ZocDoc

A great doctor -- recommended to others based on my first visit. Dr. Raithatha takes time to explain treatment options and explains medical issues in a manner accessible to patients.

08/21/2017 Gregory D. from ZocDoc

Very professional and thorough. Highly recommend

08/03/2017 Zeeshan R. from ZocDoc

Dr Raithatha was extremely through and explained everything to me. He was great and his office staff was very nice and professional.

07/31/2017 Danielle R. from ZocDoc

Very professional

07/20/2017 Henry H. from ZocDoc

Dr. Raithatha was great at explaining his diagnosis and every step of the process. It was great and wuick experience.

06/20/2017 a Verified Patient from ZocDoc

Extremely professional. He explained everything not just to me to my daughter as well.

06/11/2017 Victoria R. from ZocDoc

Dr. Raithatha was wonderful! I'm a bit jaded about doctors after having so many mediocre visits in my 12 years in NYC, but this doctor was really amazing. Truly one of the best I have been to. He explained everything so well, and took the time to talk with me and make me feel supported. I would highly recommend!

06/09/2017 Amanda W. from ZocDoc

Great, efficient, good explanation, solved my issue. Thank you!

06/09/2017 Jeffrey T. from ZocDoc

Extremely friendly and helpful doctor! Solved my issue in a jiffy. Will definitely be returning and would recommend.

06/08/2017 Harrison K. from ZocDoc

Excellent, attentive, thorough, clear.

05/18/2017 a Verified Patient from ZocDoc

Got to the office a few minutes early, he was able to see me before my appointment time (fantastic). Very professional, explained everything to me in detail, nurses there were also courteous and professional!

05/02/2017 Thomas F. from ZocDoc

A+ experience. The doctor was personable, efficient, smart and great listener. I will be going back again, no doubt in my mind.

04/22/2017 Greg H. from ZocDoc

Very helpful, informative, and personable. I would definitely recommend.

03/19/2017 Michael M. from ZocDoc

organized and easy

03/16/2017 Roman Y. from ZocDoc

Very professional, knowledgeable and efficient. Would highly recommend

03/12/2017 Nancy T. from ZocDoc

Amazing doctor! Very good bedside manner, very knowledgeable and was able to calmly explain everything to me and my brother (the patient).

03/05/2017 Mahsud H. from ZocDoc

He was very through with the process.

02/13/2017 Candas A. from ZocDoc

He was attentive, explained things really well. He asked to do a nasal endoscopy and they went over pricing with me BEFORE doing it and getting my consent. This never happens and was highly appreciated.

02/13/2017 Kamna G. from ZocDoc

Dr Raithatha was very professional and his staff were extremely courteous. Highly recommend.

02/09/2017 Raquel A. from ZocDoc

I waited almost 10 years to address this issue because of fear and anxiety. He let me explain, he listened and he didn't snicker at anything I said. I've had this experience multiple times in my past and he was not one of them. He assured me that everything would be fine regarding the procedure he was about to do. I was incredibly anxious and he was very kind and understanding

02/09/2017 Eileen M. from ZocDoc

Have seen him twice and both appointments were great. Staff is helpful and professional, very quick and he takes the time to explain what is occurring and next steps.

02/02/2017 Dalaise W. from ZocDoc

Love this location and have been back a second time! Came here with some severe sinus congestion and knew something had to be up. One week prior I went to the local urgent care in Union Square and they gave me some crap that did NOT work and I felt worse and worse…I am SO HAPPY that I found Dr. Raithatha. He took his time in explaining what was happening with my nose and even showed me the video of how clogged and congested it was. He then explained in detail what medications I would need etc. etc. I was having some headaches afterwards and was able to call him afterwards for more questions and he was concerned and friendly…I am glad I found a great ear nose throat doctor for all of my sinus infections.

01/04/2016 YELP

The most knowledgeable and genuine doctor I have ever met. I am the type to avoid doctors at all cost, however he understood my humor and really broke down everything for me. I would highly recommend him! The whole staff was warm and sweet and the wait time was not long at all. If you need a good ENT, see Dr. Raithatha!

12/30/2015 Vitals

I've been a longtime visitor to ENT and Allergy Associates. My usual doctor was unavailable to see me today, and luckily Dr. Raithatha was free. He was courteous and detailed. While going to the doctor when you feel awful is never fun, I'd happily see him again.

08/07/2015 Patient from ZocDoc