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 otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

General Otolaryngology

1305 York Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

Dr. Kuhel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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. "

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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40  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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

Dr. Kuhel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kuhel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kuhel's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuhel to family and friends
58 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (53)
  • 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 (22)

The best doctor I’ve ever met
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A caring top notch physian
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Dr. Kuhel has taken care of me for over 22 years. He is a fine, compassionate surgeon whom I deeply admire and appreciate.
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I am lucky to be Dr. Kuhel patient he is Highly experienced doctor and wonderful Human being his office is very professional.
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He surgeonly removed my thyroid and he very caring
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