Dr. Scott Rickert

Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
New York, NY
16 years experience male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

New York, NY
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
Show more

Insurances accepted

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Aetna Life Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

Oxford Health Plans

Office

New York, NY

Pediatric Otolaryngology at New York University Langone Medical Center

New York, NY

About

Bio

Dr. Rickert is the Acting Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Director of the Pediatric Voice Center, and an Assistant Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center. He treats all aspects of pediatric otolaryngology and has particular subspecialty expertise in patients with airway/voice, sinus, and swallowing issues. His research interests include congenital and acquired pediatric airway/voice issues, vocal fold paralysis, swallowing issues, and surgical simulation. Dr. Rickert received his undergraduate degree at Yale University in physics and medical degree at Columbia University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed his residency at Cornell/Columbia combined program at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Subsequently, he has completed two subspeciality fellowships: Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Laryngology at New York Center for Voice and Swallowing. Dr. Rickert is unique in the Tri-State area as the only person to complete two year-long fellowships in pediatric otolaryngology and laryngology and is one of only six to do so in the United States. Currently, he is one of a handful of physicians in the United States who focuses specifically on pediatric voice issues. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, American Bronchoesophagological Association (ABEA), European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

ENT - Pediatric, Board Certified

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

91 Answers
40 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fungal treatment: Thrush is a common fungal infection that affects the throat. It can happen for many different reasons. The mainstay of treatment is nystatin, an antif ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely: Any infection affecting the throat can cause difficulty swallowing (dysphagia). This includes tonsil infections, pharyngitis, esophagitis, and any abs ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergic reaction: Itching is typically due to a local irriation or a allergic reaction. The allergic reaction can be topical (on the skin) or it can be more systemic. I ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

4
Recommendations
142
Thank you notes
Apr 5, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
Feb 7, 2016
Dr Rickert is a great doctor. He really knows his stuff very well. I was very disappointed that he never returned my phone calls. I had called numerous times to find out my test results and he never c
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rickert is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Will try mucinex..... thanks
HealthTap member
I only just saw this. This gives me so much hope. Thanks, man!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks dok

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Graduated 2004MD

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Residency

New York Presbyterian Hospital

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Awards

Noel Cohen Award for Excellence in Teaching, New York University Langone (2012)
Distinguished Housestaff Award, Weill Cornell Medical Center (2008-9)
Circle of Excellence Resident Teaching Award, Columbia P&S Medical School (2007)

Affiliations

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
American Broncho-Esophagological Association
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less