Language: English
Gender: Male
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Head and Neck Surgery
1305 York Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-6325 | F: (646) 962-0030
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(646) 962-6325
Comprehensive General Otolaryngology
1305 York Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10021
P: (646) 962-6325 | F: (646) 962-0100
Call for appointment
(646) 962-6325


Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Surgery, Head and Neck
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 1983



Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Associate Attending Otolaryngologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Richard W. Zirinsky Jr., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University


Dr. Kuhel graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained in General Surgery at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan for two years and completed his residency training in Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Indiana University Center. This was followed by a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kuhel is an Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology and Director of the Head and Neck Service in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

If you are scheduled to see Dr. Kuhel as a new patient, please print and complete the Patient Packet and bring it with you on the day of your appointment. Thank you.