Dr. Scott Rickert is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Co-Director of the Pediatric Aerodigestive Center at NYU Langone Health. He is currently an Associate Professor in Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, and Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone. He is also the associate director of perioperative services for the Hassenfeld Children Hospital at NYU Langone Health.
Dr. Rickert takes care of all pediatric patients with otolaryngology issues and has particular subspecialty expertise in patients with craniofacial and aerodigestive issues and focuses on issues involving airway, voice, sinus, and swallowing.
His research interests include congenital and acquired pediatric airway/voice issues, vocal fold paralysis, swallowing issues, and surgical simulation. He has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics and is a frequent invited guest speaker. He is a prolific academic surgeon who has published over 50 articles/chapters in national/international journals and books. He is a former president of the Aerodigestive Society.
He also was awarded the Noel Cohen Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in Otolaryngology at NYU Langone.
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.
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 Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
- American Laryngological Association (ALA)
- American Bronchoesophagological Association (ABEA)
- European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ESPO)
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society (AOA)
- Triological Society (TRIO)
- Medical Society of the State of New York
- Aerodigestive Society (AERO)