Dr. Michael Pitman, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat · Laryngology

Dr. Michael Pitman

3.9

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 46

  • Accepting New Patients

Specialties

Specialties

Ear, Nose, and Throat

Laryngology

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Conditions Treated

Acute Laryngitis

Acute Sinusitis

Acute Upper Respiratory Infection

Autoimmune Diseases

Cholesteatoma

Chronic Laryngitis

Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic Tonsillitis

Cough

Dysphagia

ENT Cancer

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

Fracture

Head and Neck Cancer

Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)

Laryngeal Cancer

Laryngitis

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

Larynx Conditions

Loss of Smell and-or Taste

Oral Cancer

Perforated Eardrum

Postnasal Drip

Sinusitis

Spasmodic Dysphonia

Swallowing Disorders

Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)

Throat Disorders

Throat Pain

Vocal Cord Carcinoma

Vocal Cord Cyst

Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Familial

Vocal Cord Hemorrhage

Vocal Cord Nodule

Vocal Cord Paralysis

Vocal Cord Polyp

Vocal Fold Scarring

Vocal Granuloma

Vocal Papilloma

Procedures Performed

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage

Botox® Injection

Botox® for Cervical Dystonia

Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy

ENT Surgery

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

Head and Neck Surgery

Laryngeal Cancer Surgery

Laryngeal Cancer Surgery, Endoscopic

Laryngeal Videostroboscopy

Laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy

Laryngotracheal Reconstruction

Larynx Repair

Tracheal Reconstruction

Tracheal Surgery

Vocal Cord Surgery

Vocal Fold Medialization Surgery

About Dr. Michael Pitman

  • No Sanctions

  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English

Biography

Dr. Michael J. Pitman is chief of the Division of Laryngology. He serves as director of the Voice and Swallowing Institute of ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). He previously served as laryngology division leader of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) and the Mount Sinai Health System. "Dr. Pitman is a true pioneer in the field of laryngology. His extensive background and research in voice restoration, airway disorders and dysphonia allows us to offer a number of innovative treatment options for patients," said Dr. Lawrence Lustig, the Howard W. Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and otolaryngologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Pitman is responsible for providing a full spectrum of vocal and throat care to patients of all ages. He is a recognized expert in voice restoration, conservation and care of the professional voice as well as in the care of swallowing and airway disorders. He specializes in the treatment of illnesses such as vocal fold paralysis, cricopharyngeal dysfunction, spasmodic dysphonia, laryngopharyngeal reflux, chronic cough, laryngotracheal stenosis, vocal fold polyps, nodules, and cysts.

Treatment Approach

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.

Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Medical School

1998

Beth Israel Medical Center

Internship Hospital

1999

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

Residency Hospital

2003

Vanderbilt University

Fellowship Hospital

2004

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

American Board of Otolaryngology

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

Unspecified

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

Columbia Doctors Midtown

Medical Practice

Columbia University Medical Center Otolaryngology

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Card PPO

Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)

Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO

Cigna

Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

Connecticare

Connecticare HMO

EmblemHealth

Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO

Fidelis Care

Fidelis Care HMO

First Health (Coventry Health Care)

First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

HealthFirst

ABCD HMO

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Community Blue PPO

Humana

Choice Care PPO

MultiPlan

MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

UnitedHealthCare

Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)

Commercial Insurance Company

Coventry Health Care

Locals (any local)

MagnaCare

Medicaid

MVP Health Care

POMCO Group

WellCare

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

3.9

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

4.0

Explains Conditions

4.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

4.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Michael Pitman

3.9