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Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Surgeon
Keith S. Heller, M.D. is a graduate of the NYU School of Medicine. Following General Surgery Residency at NYU he completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he was exposed to Head and Neck Surgery for the first time. In 1978 he was appointed to the staff of Long Island Jewish Medical Center where he rose to the position of Chief of Head and Neck Surgery and Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. At Long Island Jewish, he held joint appointments in Surgery and Otolaryngology. In 2007 he returned to NYU Medical Center to establish a new Division of Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Heller is Professor of Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine.
Dr. Heller is a past president of the American Head and Neck Society and has been president of both the New York Head and Neck Society and the New York Cancer Society. He was one of the leaders of head and neck surgery who worked together to create the American Head and Neck Society. In 2006 he was honored by that society as its Hayes Martin Lecturer. He has published extensively on thyroid cancer and parathyroid surgery.