Ameet R. Kamat, MD

Otolaryngology and Rhinology - Sinus and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
99 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 849-3755
(914) 849-3754
122 Maple Avenue, Floor 9, White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 849-3755
(914) 849-3754
21 Laurel Ave, Suite 290, Cornwall, NY 12518
845-822-2110
845-822-2111

Biography

Dr. Kamat graduated Magna Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa from Brooklyn College SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s prestigious BA/MD program. He completed a general surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center and an otolaryngology residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary-Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery­. There, he received several honors such as the Chief Resident Award, Teaching Award, Research Award and the Turner Award for Residency Excellence. Dr. Kamat then went on to complete a Rhinology and Skull Base fellowship at the world-renowned Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  He believes in providing his patients with personalized medical therapy, minimally invasive office procedures including balloon sinuplasty, and safe innovative techniques in sinus surgery that include image guidance technology, micro-instruments, and drug-eluting stents.

Under the guidance of pioneers in the field, Drs. David Kennedy, James Palmer and Bert O’Malley, Dr. Kamat became highly adept in medical and surgical therapies for advanced nasal/sinus disease in both adults and children. He has specialized training in primary and revision sinus surgery, frontal sinus surgery, allergic fungal sinusitis, and cystic fibrosis related sinus disease. His other areas of expertise include allergic rhinitis, acute and chronic sinusitis, frontal sinus disease, nasal polyps, papillomas and other sinonasal tumors, mucoceles, tear duct blockage, snoring, deviated nasal septum, nasal obstruction, nose bleeds, sinus headaches, smell and taste disorders and laser therapy for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).

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Dr. Kamat’s comprehensive endoscopic skull base practice emphasizes minimally invasive surgical approaches through the nose and sinuses to the pituitary gland, anterior skull base, middle cranial fossa and orbit. He also has specialized training in the diagnosis and repair of cerebrospinal fluid leaks.  He is board certified in Otolaryngology and has a focus in Sinus and Endoscopic Skill Base Surgery. He continues to present at national conferences and has published over 25 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters to further the burgeoning interest in sinus and skull base disease.

Medical Expertise

  • Sinus and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Primary, Revision, and Frontal sinus surgery
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Fungal Sinusitis
  • Sinus and Skull base Benign and Malignant Tumors
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leaks
  • Minimally Invasive Pituitary Surgery
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Congestion and Deviated Septum
  • Smell and Taste Disorders
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea
  • Nosebleeds

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • AETNA
  • AFFINITY
  • BLUE CROSS
  • BLUE CROSS PATHWAY EXCHANGE PLANS
  • CIGNA
  • Elderplan
  • EMBLEM HEALTHCARE SELECT- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • GHI
  • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OF NEW YORK (HIP)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • LOCAL 1199
  • MAGNACARE
  • Medicare
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MVP
  • OSCAR- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • OXFORD
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • United

Before your appointment, please confirm with your insurance company that this provider accepts your insurance.

Recent Patient Comments

Press Ganey
5
10/28/2022
Doctor Kamat is amazing. He's very easy to talk to, a great listener, extremely positive and knowledgeable.
5
10/21/2022
*Dr. Kamat is the best.
5
10/21/2022
Very nice and professional staff
5
10/21/2022
All was very good. Thanks. #1. Was good. #2. Explained everything well to me.
5
10/20/2022
Dr. Kamat & his entire staff are amazing. I've reached out to him several times for a reoccurring condition and he has been thorough, professional and empathetic every time.
5
10/19/2022
Would definitely recommend Dr. Kamat to family
5
10/17/2022
I have highly recommended Dr kamat to others
5
10/13/2022
He is amazing!!! Attentive, took time to speak and explain, allowed mom to ask several questions, he was compassionate and a great approachable demeanor!!!
5
10/02/2022
Dr. Kamat was extremely thorough in the exam and took very gentle care of our special-needs son. He was patient and did all he could to make the procedure as easy as possible.
5
10/01/2022
Once again.. To perfection...
5
09/16/2022
First visit, he is a wonderful physician who is caring and a great listener.
5
09/15/2022
Dr. Kamat is amazing!!
5
09/15/2022
Very good
5
09/14/2022
Very good
5
09/14/2022
So impressed with this doctor. Very patient and understanding. Would definitely recommend him
5
09/14/2022
Always doctor is very good
5
09/13/2022
All the people showed concern and a lot of care since I entered the preparation room before the surgery and after all the very friendly people.
5
09/13/2022
Great experience. Very pleased.
5
08/19/2022
One of the very best physicians I have dealt with.
5
08/17/2022
The best doctor I have seen in my life
5
08/09/2022
I want to congratulate the Dr and the staff of nurses, great professionals
5
07/24/2022
Great experience
5
07/19/2022
*Dr. Kamat engaged my son & I w/though & care. He made it simple to understand.
5
07/16/2022
Dr. Kamat, a true professional I recommend to anyone. He is outstanding.
5
07/04/2022
Dr. Kamat is the best. He is an extremely caring and genuine provider that always guides his patients in the best direction.
5
06/29/2022
Dr Kamat is always great to explain any details and takes time to answer all questions. Very approachable
5
06/22/2022
Dr. Kamat is the best
5
06/15/2022
Dr Kamat is a wonderful Dr and a definate asset to WP Hospital . I've been to many ENT but once I met Dr Kamat I never looked for another and recommend him to anyone having issues.
5
06/14/2022
Dr Kamat is very thorough,caring and very professional. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends .
5
06/12/2022
Excellent and very professional. This was a great experience and I will return for treatment.
5
05/31/2022
It was a good experience
5
05/28/2022
I had a great experience
3.75
05/27/2022
Doctor was good in explaining the treatment plan
5
05/26/2022
I think dr. Kamat is a terrific doctor and I have recommended him to others.
5
05/22/2022
Not enough stars or adjutives at how wonderful Dr. A. KAMAT IS
5
05/20/2022
Dr. Kamat was excellent!
5
05/20/2022
Dr. Kamat was excellent, great communication and detailed explanations to all my questions.
5
05/17/2022
Care provider shows very concerned about my issue
5
05/16/2022
Dr. Kamat was excellent. He took ample time to show me pictures of my sinuses and explain all issues, the best way to proceed, all potential resolution paths and answered all my questions.
5
05/14/2022
Wonderful office staff and Doctor was very knowledgeable, upfront and answered all of our questions. Best bedside' manner I have ever experienced
5
05/11/2022
I was pleased with this bedside manner. Knowledge of my issue
5
04/25/2022
Dr. Kamat is extremely knowledgable and easy to talk to. the only physician I would trust seeing me.
5
04/25/2022
Dr.Kamat is extremely nice kind and caring I was completely at ease with him I highly highly recommend him to everyone
5
04/20/2022
*Dr. Kamat came highly recommended by my primary care MD & it was for good reason.
5
04/19/2022
Very picky about who he recommended and explained the process to move to the next operation stage great.
5
03/30/2022
Dr kamat is excellent
5
03/28/2022
Dr. Kamat was by far one of the nicest and patient physicians I have seen. He took the time to explain all of my imaging, he was professional and courteous and definitely allayed all of my fears. This was a second opinion and I couldn't be happier with this visit.
5
03/21/2022
Can't say enough. Feel blessed Dr Kamat was recommended after I had Covid.
5
03/21/2022
Dr. Kamat was extraordinary. He is the first person to walk me through a CT scan and help me understand it. Really appreciate his approach to medicine and the problems I am experiencing.
5
03/15/2022
*Dr. Kamat is the best! He's a talented surgeon, a great listener, compassionate, and even fun. Wish there was an "excellent" option.
5
03/12/2022
Dr. Kamat is a brilliant and compassionate doctor!
5
03/07/2022
Very good
5
02/24/2022
I am very satisfied.
5
02/24/2022
Care provider was at home professional, knowledgeable and good at treatment
5
02/21/2022
This doctor is absolutely amazing in explaining the steps and pros and cons. Very trustworthy & other doctors should be mentored based on this doctor.
5
02/19/2022
Very professional
5
02/12/2022
Dr Kamat was very responsive and thorough in addressing the condition for which I had requested the appointment
5
01/24/2022
Overall great
5
01/23/2022
Dr. Kamat is a dedicated concerned doctor. He treats you with respect. I recommend him highly.
5
01/15/2022
I really like Dr Kamat.
5
12/27/2021
Very good
5
12/26/2021
I've been a patient of doctor Kamat Since 2015 and he's always been so helpful and thorough.
5
12/16/2021
Dr. Kamat is great. Patient, knowledgeable, thorough and took the the time to explain.

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    Education & Training

    Medical Degree
    • State University of New York: Downstate Medical Center
    Post-graduate Training
    • Internship, General Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center/New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York
    • Residency, Otolaryngology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary-Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, New York
    • Fellowship, Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, University of Pennsylvania-Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Memberships
    • The American Rhinologic Society
    • North American Skull Base Society
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certification
    • Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

    Institutional Affiliations

    • White Plains Hospital
    • New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center - Clinical Instructor and Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Ameet R. Kamat, MD
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.9 / 5
    234 Ratings | 63 Comments
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