Heidi Kwestel, Au.D.
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Heidi Kwestel, Au.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Hearing Loss in Children
  • Age-Related Hearing Loss
  • Newborn Screening
  • Auditory Evoked Potentials Assessment
  • Bone-Anchored Hearing Systems
  • Cochlear Implant
  • Fitting and Adjustment of Hearing Aid


Dr. Heidi Kwestel is a Clinical Audiologist at the Hearing and Speech Center, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She holds a Doctor of Audiology degree (Au.D.) from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Kwestel is certified in Audiology (CCC-A) through the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA). 

Dr. Kwestel completed her Audiology Residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mt. Sinai. Her clinical expertise includes diagnosis of pediatric and adult hearing loss, otoacoustic emission (OAE) testing, audiologic rehabilitation including management of hearing aids, bone anchored hearing aid devices and cochlear implants for the adult and pediatric populations, and electrophysiological testing including Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR), Electrocochleography (ECochG) and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) testing.



Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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