William I. Kuhel, M.D.
Head and Neck Surgery
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William I. Kuhel, M.D.

Head and Neck Surgery

Profile Photo of William I. Kuhel, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Surgery, Head and Neck

Expertise

  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Personal Statement

Dr. Kuhel is a 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.

Biography

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.

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Awards:

Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017

Credentials

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Otolaryngologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Richard W. Zirinsky Jr., Professor of Head and Neck Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

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

Insurance

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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO

Locations and Appointments