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.

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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

NYS Trooper Surgeons Group

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.

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Review from Michael L.

Source: Google | Feb 7, 2024

As a musician, my hearing is paramount. Dr. Kohan was instrumental in helping to restore my hearing after a Lyme’s disease induced period of hearing loss in 2014-2015. I have been back recently for other issues and Dr. Kohan continues...

Review from Angela F.

Source: Google | Sep 5, 2023

Wonderful doctor and staff.

Review from Yevgenia P.

Source: Google | Jun 23, 2023

Wow! Incredibly thorough, knowledgeable, professional, kind, humorous, empathetic and human. Gorgeous seamlessly run office. A rare find!

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