Dr. William Kuhel, MD

Dr. William Kuhel, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. William Kuhel, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.Read his story

General Otolaryngology

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kuhel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Tongue Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Kuhel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kuhel "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 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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kuhel "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univerity of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kuhel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuhel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuhel to family and friends
4.6
based on 43 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kuhel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Tannersville PA |
One of the best doctors that have treated me. So very pleased with his professionalism and confidence in completing my surgery. Highly recommend Dr. Kuhel if your having difficulty swallowing
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New York |
Knowledgeable, understanding and takes his time. Would definitely recommend.
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in CT |
A very careing and brillient Doctor! Can’t imagine a more profesionl or better doctor in his field! I had 2 surgery’s with him, and so thankful he was there for me! I don’t have a mark where my surgery was! Twice in my neck!
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in Honesdale, PA |
I am very lucky to have Dr. Kuhel oversee my treatment over the last year. I could not think of having any better doctor.
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in NYC |
As a patient of Dr Kuhel for more than 14 years, I can say that he exhibits the highest degree of professionalism and competence. His attention to detail is unmatched. He listens closely to what I have to say, explains the "what for's" and "why's". I have complete confidence in his abilities. ...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kuhel accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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