Ilana Cellum, AuD

  • Assistant Professor of Audiology (in Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery) at CUMC

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-0029

Ilana Cellum, AuD

Ilana P. Cellum, Au.D., currently serves as Assistant Professor of Audiology at Columbia University Medical Center, where she specializes in providing hearing aid and cochlear implant audiological services to pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Cellum has a background as a music recording engineer with a bachelor degree from New York University in Music Engineering. She has worked as a sound engineer at WNYC radio, recording in many of New York’s concert halls. She has degrees in electrical engineering including a bachelor degree from the City College of New York, and a master degree from the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Dr. Cellum received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the CUNY Graduate Center. Following graduate academic training, Dr. Cellum completed her audiology residency at Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Cellum’s clinical interests lie in the diagnosis and management of pediatric and adult hearing loss, including hearing aids, osseointegrated devices, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices. She also performs sedated auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing. Dr. Cellum’s current research is in the area of mapping cochlear implant recipients via telehealth and improving the music experience for the hearing impaired. She is nationally certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as the American Academy of Audiology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Hearing Aids
  • Cochlear Implantation
  • Hearing Evaluation
  • Hearing Loss
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Pediatric Hearing Aids
  • Audiological Evaluations


  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

    3959 Broadway
    Floor: 5
    New York, NY 10032
    (212) 305-0029

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]


1. Spitzer, J.B., Cellum, I.P., Bosworth, C. (2013) Stability of Audiometric Measures and Challenges in Long- Term Management of the Elderly Cochlear Implant Patient Otology & Neurotology. 34(9): 1636-1641

2. Spitzer, J.B., Mancuso, D.M., Cellum, I.P. (2013) Non-surgical Solutions for Single Sided Deafness. In Recent Advances in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 2, Lalwani, A.K., Pfister, M.H.F. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.

3. Spitzer, J.B., Cellum, I.P., Bosworth, C.!., and Lalwani, A.K. Stability of Cochlear Implant Electrode Impedance Measurement Over Years (Submitted).