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Darius Kohan, MD

Darius Kohan, MD

The Center for Hearing & Balance Disorders

Clinical Offices

863 Park Avenue, Suite 1E
New York, NY 10075
Tel: (212) 472-1300
Fax: (212) 472-1366
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
121 DeKalb Avenue
Brookln, NY 11201
Tel: (718) 250-8520
Fax: (718) 250-6327

Academic Appointments

  • July 1987 - June 1990 - Teaching Assistant, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • July 1990 - June 1991 - Instructor in Clinical Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • July 1991 - August 1993 - Clinical Instructor, Department Of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • September 1993 - August 1998 - Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • September 1998 - Present - Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Board Certification

  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners - 1985
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology - 1990

Undergraduate Education:

  • New York University - BA - Awarded 1979 School of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY

Graduate Education

  • New York University - MD - Awarded 1984 School of Medicine, New York, NY

Professional Positions:

Post – Doctoral Training:

  • 1984 - 1986 - Residency - General Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • 1986 - 1990 - Residency - Otolaryngology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
  • 1990 - 1991 - Fellowship - Otology/Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, Noel L. Cohen, M.D., Chairman and Professor

Hospital Appointments:

  • July 1991 - 1996 - Assistant Attending, Acting Chief of Otology-Neurotology, Department of Surgery/Division of Otolaryngology, Beth Israel Medical Center – Petrie Division, New York, NY
  • July 1991 - Present - Assistant Attending, Department of Otolaryngology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
  • July 1991 - Present - Assistant Attending, NYU Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, New York, NY
  • July 1991 - Present - Assistant Attending, Bellevue Hospital Center, Department of Otolaryngology, New York, NY
  • July 1991 - Present - Assistant Attending, Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, New York, NY
  • March 1993 - 1999 - Director, Cochlear Implant Program, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
  • February 1994 - 2002 - Assistant Attending – Lecturer, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, New York, NY
  • June 1994 - August 1996- Chief, Division of Otolaryngology, NYU Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • August 1996 - Present - Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Cornel University\Columbia Presbyterian Hospital System Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • January 2001 - Present - Medical Co-Director, The League for the Hard of Hearing, New York, NY
  • May 2001 - Present - Director of Otology, Lenox Hill Hospital/Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
  • June 2006 - Present - Assistant Attending, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY

Employment:

  • 1991 - 1994 - Otologist/Neurotologist, NYU Medical Center-Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY
  • 1991 - Present - Medical Co-Director, Otologist/Neurotologist- Volunteer, League for the Hard of Hearing, New York, NY
  • 1993 - Present - Private Practice of Otolaryngology, 863 Park Avenue, Suite 1E, New York, NY 10075
  • 1994 - Present - Chairman Department of Otolaryngology, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY

Professional Memberships:

  • 1987 - 1990 - Resident Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • 1987 - 1990 - Junior Member, American Academy of Facial Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery
  • 1988 - 1990 - Junior Member, American Rhinologic Society
  • 1990 - Present - Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • 1990 - Present - Fellow, American Board of Otolaryngology
  • 1991 - Present - Member, New York County Medical Society
  • 1991 - Present - Member, Medical Society of the State of New York
  • 1993 - Present - Member, American Medical Association
  • 1994 - Present - Member, American Neurotology Society
  • 1995 - Present - Member, New York Head and Neck Society
  • 1998 - Present - Member, New York Otologic Society
  • 2004 - 2011 - Candidate Member, Triologic Society
  • 2011 - Present - Member, Triologic Society

Honors and Awards:

  • 1980 - Founder's Day Award, New York University, College of Arts and Sciences - Cum Laude, New York University, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 1987 - New York Academy of Medicine, Section on Otolaryngology, Resident's Night, Certificate for Outstanding Presentation
  • 1998 - Present - Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”, Annual New York Metropolitan Area
  • 2003 - New York Magazine “Top Doctor”
  • 2005 - NYU/Lenox Hill Department of Otolaryngology, “Stanley Blaugrund, MD” Resident Award for Teacher of the Year
  • 2006 - New York Magazine “Top Doctor”
  • 2006 - American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery-Honor Certificate
  • 2008 - New York Magazine “Top Doctor”
  • 2007 - 2011 - New York Times, “Super Doctor” – Annual New York Metro Area
  • 2010 - New York Magazine, “Top Doctor”
  • 2011 - New York Magazine “Top Doctor” – 2011
  • 2011 - NYU/Lenox Hill Department of Otolaryngology “Stanley Blaugrund, MD” Resident Award for Teacher of the Year

Special Studies:

  • 1982 - New York University School of Medicine, Medical Spanish Course, Certificate of Commendation
  • 1987 - Downstate Medical Center, Long Island College Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology, Laser Workshop, Certificate of Achievement
  • 1992 - University of Denver, Cochlear Corporation, Surgeons Training Workshop, Denver, CO.
  • 1993 - UCSF, Otology, Neurotology, Skull Base Surgery Update - 1993. San Francisco, CA.
  • 1994 - Harvard University, Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course, Boston, Mass.
  • 1997 - Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant Course, Raleigh, NC
  • 2008 - Med-El Vibrant Soundbridge, Surgical Technique and Application in Hearing Restoration, Berlin, Germany

Institutional Responsibilities:

Teaching

  • 1990 - 2001 - Otology/Neurotology Conference Attending, Resident Teaching, Weekly, NYU Medical Center
  • 1990 - 2000 - Temporal Bone Anatomy Laboratory Attending, Resident Teaching, Quarterly Courses, NYU Medical Center
  • 1991 - 1995 - Otolaryngology Clinic Attending, Resident Teaching, Monthly, Beth Israel Medical Center
  • 1991 - 2004 - Otology/Neurotology Surgery Attending, Resident Teaching, Bimonthly, Bellevue Hospital – NYU Medical Center
  • 1991 - 2004 - Otolaryngology Basic Science Course, Lecture to House Staff, Annual, NYU Medical Center
  • 1991 - Present - Otology/Neurotology Clinic Attending, Resident Teaching, Monthly, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • 1991 - Present - Otology/Neurotology Surgery Attending, Resident Teaching, Weekly, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • 1991 - 1997 - Otology/Neurotology Conference Attending, Lecture to House Staff, Every Two Months, Beth Israel Medical Center
  • 1994 - 1997 - Otolaryngology Course, Lecture to House Staff, Annual, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
  • 1994 - Present - Otolaryngology Lectures to House Staff, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Surgery; Quarterly, Brooklyn Hospital Center

Administrative Duties

  • 1992 - 2003 - Beth Israel Medical Center, Medical Board
  • 2006 – 2010 - Beth Israel Medical Center, Medical Board
  • 1993 - 1995 - Beth Israel Medical Center, Continuing Medical Education Committee
  • 1993 - 1996 - Beth Israel Medical Center, Surgery Committee
  • 1994 - 2001 - NYU Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Executive Committee
  • 1997 - 2004 - Member Council of Clinical Chairmen, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • 1997 - 2002 - President’s Council Member, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • 1997 - 1999 - Member of Phase I & II Task Force Design Committee, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • 1998 - 1999 - Member of Strategic Planning Initiative Committee, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • 2005 - Present - Medical Advisory Board, Little Baby Face Foundation

Research:

  • 1993 - Present- Revision Stapes Surgery Outcome by Various Surgical Techniques
  • 1993 - 2003 - Chronic Otitis Media Surgery-Resident Clinical Outcome
  • 1999 - Present - Multiple Cochlear Implant Investigational Protocols with Cochlear Corp., Advanced Bionics Corp., and Med-El at Beth Israel Medical Center/New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Lenox Hill Hospital
  • 2004 - Present - Applications of Image Guidance Navigation in Otologic Surgery
  • 2010 - Present - Implantable Hearing Aids and Hearing Restoration

About Darius Kohan MD

Dr. Kohan is Associate Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at New York University School of Medicine, Director of Otology/Neurotology at Lenox Hill Hospital/Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital (MEETH), Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Columbia Presbyterian - Brooklyn Hospital Center, Medical Co-Director of the Center for Communication (the former League for the Hard of Hearing), and voluntary attending surgeon at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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