Dr. David I Astrachan MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. David Astrachan is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Hamden, Connecticut. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of Saint Raphael and Milford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Astrachan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 16 doctors at Hospital of Saint Raphael and one of 6 at Milford Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT

Clinical Interests: Rhinology, Sinus, Nasal and sinus issues

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of Saint Raphael

Milford Hospital

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Ranked #37 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1986 - 1989

Yale New Haven Children's Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1986

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 25 years in Otolaryngology

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Videoendoscopic diagnosis and correction of velopharyngeal stress incompetence in a bassoonist.
Gordon, N. A., Astrachan, D., Yanagisawa, E.

Spinal modulation of the acoustic startle response: the role of norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine.
Astrachan, D. I., Davis, M.

5-Methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine: spinal cord and brainstem mediation of excitatory effects on acoustic startle.
Davis, M., Astrachan, D. I., Gendelman, P. M., Gendelman, D. S.

See all 14 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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