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Dr. Scott Rickert is the Acting Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Director of the Pediatric Voice Center and Pediatric Aerodigestive Center at New York University Langone Medical Center.

He is currently an Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, and Plastic Surgery at New York University School of Medicine.


Dr. Rickert takes care of all pediatric patients with otolaryngology issues seen at New York University Langone Medical Center. He enjoys treating 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. He is a prolific academic surgeon who has published over 20 articles/chapters in national/international journals and books. His research publications are listed here. He has also given many invited lectures around the United States. He was recently awarded the Noel Cohen Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in Otolaryngology at New York University Langone Medical Center.

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 the New York Center for Voice and Swallowing at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.

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:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Laryngological Association (ALA)
  • American Bronchoesophagological Association (ABEA)
  • European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ESPO)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (AOA)
  • Triological Society
  • Voice Foundation
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York