Dr. Darius Kohan

Dr. Darius Kohan is a graduate of New York University School of Medicine and was board certified as an otolaryngologist in 1990 following completion of his residency training at the same institution. He acquired specialized advanced training in Otology and Neurotology (disease of the ear and surgical/medical management) during his fellowship at New York University Medical Center.

Currently, 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), 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. Dr. Kohan is involved in educating medical students and residents at these institutions. In addition, he is involved in several research projects in Otology/Neurotology.

What is Neurotology?

Neurotology or neuro-otology is a branch of clinical medicine which studies and treats neurological disorders of the ear. It is a subspecialty of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and is closely related to otology, and also draws on the fields of neurology and neurosurgery.

What is Otology?

Otology is a branch/word of medicine which studies normal and pathological anatomy and physiology of the ear (hearing and vestibular sensory systems and related structures and functions) as well as their diseases, diagnosis and treatment.

Why is Dr. Kohan a leading Otologist/Neurotologist?

Most recently Dr. Kohan was the course director for 2019 Implantable Auditory Devices conference hosted by Northwell Health. He ran the course alongside numerous notable colleagues and presented on middle ear mechanically driven system. Dr. kohan was given this honor because of his decades of experience in the fields of Otology/Neurotology along with the esteemed titles he holds such as:

Dr. Kohan has authored several books, numerous articles, and contributes as editor to several specialty periodicals. He has given several courses and lectured extensively on his field of expertise – Otology/Neurotology. He was elected to the medical board at Beth Israel Medical Center in 1994. Dr. Kohan participated in several national committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology including SiPac Educational Committee, Hearing Subcommittee, and Implantable Device Committee. He is the Governor of the New York Otologic Society.

Get To Know Your Doctor

Dr. Kohan is involved in several charitable organizations. He is one of the earliest members of the Little Baby Face Foundation. The Little Baby Face Foundation (LBFF) transforms the lives of children born with facial deformities through corrective surgery. Dr. Kohan volunteers his time to provide the best corrective surgery and medical care to children and their families who are in financial need worldwide. 

Dr. Kohan’s society memberships include:

American Medical Association (AMA)

NY State and Medical Society

New York County Medical Society

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

American Board of Otolaryngology

American Neurotology Society

The Triologic Society

New York Otology Society

New York Head and Neck Society

NYU Medical Center

Through the use of the latest treatments and technology, Dr. Kohan delivers compassionate care and educates his patients and their families about their medical conditions.

View Dr. Kohan’s CV.

Professional Medical Awards

Associated Media

allyson shrikhande md  speaks at the pelvic health summit

Latest Reviews


Review from Anonymous

Source: Vitals | Apr 1, 2020

Finding Dr. Kohan was a godsend. He is incredibly talented and professional. A no-nonsense, quiet doctor and a major talent. My husband was diagnosed with Meniere's. We could not get the right doctor to treat him until Dr. Kohan. We...

Review from Tom G

Source: Healthgrades | Mar 25, 2020

My son had a traumatic injury to his ear which perforated almost his entire eardrum and dislocated one of the small bones of his inner ear. His hearing loss was severe. Dr. Kohan is a miracle worker!! He reconstructed his...

Review from Sérgio Pereira G

Source: Healthgrades | Jan 30, 2020

My Daughter Julia had her fourth surgery in seven years. The three Firsts Was not successful. Only The last With doctor Kohan Was Well done. He and his Staff did an amazing job. Thank God, We find him and thanks...

Request Your Appointment Today