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Nithin D. Adappa, MD

Nithin D. Adappa, MD Physician

Director, Otorhinolaryngology Allergy Clinic
Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Adappa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Otorhinolaryngology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Oropharyngeal Cancer
    • Pituitary Cancer
    • Thymus Cancer
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (Otorhinolaryngology)
    • Cranial Base Surgery
    • Rhinology

Board Certification:

  • Otolaryngology, 2011

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cranial base tumors
  • CSF leak repairs
  • encephalocele repair
  • endoscopic sinus surgery
  • facial fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasal Cancer
  • Nasal Polyps
  • nasal surgery
  • nasal tumors
  • nose inverting papilloma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • paranasal disorders
  • polypectomy
  • polypectomy - nasal sinus
  • septoplasty - deviated septum
  • septoplasty - nose/bone cartilage
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Disorders
  • sinus inverting papilloma
  • Sinusitis
  • skull base surgery
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Memberships

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, National American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, National American Rhinology Society, National North American Skull Base Society, National Penn Medical Student Otolaryngology Interest Group, Local

Affiliation

Dr. Adappa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2360
Fax: (215) 614-0071
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)