William I. Kuhel, M.D.

Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Locations and Appointments

Insurances Accepted

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Personal Statement

Dr. William Kuhel is the Director of the Head and Neck Surgery Division in the Department of Otolaryngology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Biographical Info

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. William Kuhel is currently a Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and the  Richard W. Zirinsky Jr. Professor of Head & Neck Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Honors and Awards


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017

Board Certifications
American Board of Otolaryngology
Clinical Expertise
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • M.D.
    University of Michigan Medical School
  • 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

Treating Tumors in the Head & Neck Areas | Dr. William Kuhel | Weill Cornell Medicine

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