Specialties and Expertise
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Surgery, Head and Neck
- Parathyroid Surgery
- Parathyroid Disease
- Thyroid Surgery
- Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
Dr. William Kuhel is a Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology and the Richard W. Zirinsky Jr. Professor of Head & Neck Surgery and the Director of the head and neck Surgery Service in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
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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.
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
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 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 - 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 - CHP
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
- Fidelis Care
- Health First
- Rockefeller University - Trustmark
- VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
- VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare