Keith A Kuenzler

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Keith A Kuenzler, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Departments of Surgery (Pediatric) and Periop Svc (Adm)

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7391

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Medical Specialties

General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Medical Expertise

Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Kuenzler received both his medical degree and General Surgery training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. At Columbia, he then continued as Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. In 2009, Dr. Kuenzler joined the Department of Surgery at NYU, and was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. His practice covers all aspects of general pediatric surgery, including abdominal and thoracic surgery for premature infants, neonates, children and adolescents. He has special interest and expertise in minimally invasive pediatric surgery, and has performed numerous thoracoscopic operations for newborns and children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia, tracheoesophageal fistula, and congenital lung lesions. Dr. Kuenzler is board-certified in pediatric surgery and is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, and the Surgical Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Insurance

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Board Certification

2005 — Ab Surgery - Surgery
2008 — Ab Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)

Education

1993-1997 — Jefferson Medical College, Medical Education
1997-2004 — Thomas Jefferson University Hosp. (Surgery (Gen)), Residency Training
2004-2006 — Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons (Pediatic Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Managing radiation exposure in children-reexamining the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis of appendicitis
Thirumoorthi, Arul S; Fefferman, Nancy R; Ginsburg, Howard B; Kuenzler, Keith A; Tomita, Sandra S
2012 Dec;47(12):2268-2272, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 202372, year: 2012, vol: 47, page: 2268, stat: Journal Article,

Epidural Air in Child with Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum
Tomita, Sandra; Rivera, Rafael; Kuenzler, Keith; Ginsburg, Howard
2012 May;:249-250, European journal of pediatric surgery = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie
— id: 180159, year: 2012, vol: , page: 249, stat: Journal Article,

Early recurrence of congenital diaphragmatic hernia is higher after thoracoscopic than open repair: a single institutional study
Gander, Jeffrey W; Fisher, Jason C; Gross, Erica R; Reichstein, Ari R; Cowles, Robert A; Aspelund, Gudrun; Stolar, Charles J H; Kuenzler, Keith A
2011 Jul;46(7):1303-1308, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 170817, year: 2011, vol: 46, page: 1303, stat: Journal Article,

Thoracoscopic lobectomy in infants less than 10 kg with prenatally diagnosed cystic lung disease
Rothenberg, Steven S; Kuenzler, Keith A; Middlesworth, William; Kay, Saundra; Yoder, Suzanne; Shipman, Kristin; Rodriguez, Ruben; Stolar, Charles J
2011 Mar;21(2):181-184, Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Pt. A
— id: 914632, year: 2011, vol: 21, page: 181, stat: Journal Article,

Surgical correction of pectus excavatum
Kuenzler, Keith A; Stolar, Charles J H
2009 Mar;10(1):7-11, Paediatric respiratory reviews
— id: 105605, year: 2009, vol: 10, page: 7, stat: Journal Article,

Thoracoscopic lobectomy for severe bronchiectasis in children
Rothenberg, Steven S; Kuenzler, Keith A; Middlesworth, William
2009 Aug;19(4):555-557, Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Pt. A
— id: 105609, year: 2009, vol: 19, page: 555, stat: Journal Article,

Challenges to cannulation for extracorporeal support in neonates with right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Fisher, Jason C; Jefferson, Rashida A; Kuenzler, Keith A; Stolar, Charles J H; Arkovitz, Marc S
2007 Dec;42(12):2123-2128, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105600, year: 2007, vol: 42, page: 2123, stat: Journal Article,

Central pancreatectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy in children
Fisher, Jason C; Kuenzler, Keith A; Bodenstein, Lawrence; Chabot, John A
2007 Apr;42(4):740-746, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105598, year: 2007, vol: 42, page: 740, stat: Journal Article,

Glucagonlike peptide-2 analogue: a possible new approach in the management of inflammatory bowel disease
Arthur, Grier L; Schwartz, Marshall Z; Kuenzler, Keith A; Birbe, Ruth
2004 Mar;39(3):448-52; discussion 448, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105587, year: 2004, vol: 39, page: 448, stat: Journal Article,

Hepatocyte growth factor treatment ameliorates diarrhea and bowel inflammation in a rat model of inflammatory bowel disease
Arthur, L Grier; Schwartz, Marshall Z; Kuenzler, Keith A; Birbe, Ruth
2004 Feb;39(2):139-43; discussion 139, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105586, year: 2004, vol: 39, page: 139, stat: Journal Article,

Hepatocyte growth factor ameliorates inflammatory bowel disease in a rat model
Arthur, L Grier; Kuenzler, Keith A; Schwartz, Marshall Z
2003 Dec;7(8):1062-8; discsussion 1068, Journal of gastrointestinal surgery
— id: 105584, year: 2003, vol: 7, page: 1062, stat: Journal Article,

Gastric volvulus after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with gastrostomy
Kuenzler, Keith A; Wolfson, Philip J; Murphy, Stephen G
2003 Aug;38(8):1241-1243, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105581, year: 2003, vol: 38, page: 1241, stat: Journal Article,

Intraoperative ultrasound reduces ECMO catheter malposition requiring surgical correction
Kuenzler, Keith A; Arthur, L Grier; Burchard, Andrew E; Lawless, Stephen T; Wolfson, Philip J; Murphy, Stephen G
2002 May;37(5):691-694, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105574, year: 2002, vol: 37, page: 691, stat: Journal Article,

A possible mechanism for prevention of intestinal programmed cell death after ischemia-reperfusion injury by hepatocyte growth factor pretreatment
Kuenzler, Keith A; Arthur, L Grier; Schwartz, Marshall Z
2002 Dec;37(12):1696-1699, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105576, year: 2002, vol: 37, page: 1696, stat: Journal Article,

Hepatocyte growth factor pretreatment reduces apoptosis and mucosal damage after intestinal ischemia-reperfusion
Kuenzler, Keith A; Pearson, Philip Y; Schwartz, Marshall Z
2002 Jul;37(7):1093-7; discussion 1093, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105575, year: 2002, vol: 37, page: 1093, stat: Journal Article,

IL-11 pretreatment reduces cell death after intestinal ischemia-reperfusion
Kuenzler, Keith A; Pearson, Philip Y; Schwartz, Marshall Z
2002 Dec;108(2):268-272, Journal of surgical research
— id: 105577, year: 2002, vol: 108, page: 268, stat: Journal Article,

Interleukin-11 enhances intestinal absorptive function after ischemia-reperfusion injury
Kuenzler, Keith A; Pearson, Philip Y; Schwartz, Marshall Z
2002 Mar;37(3):457-459, Journal of pediatric surgery
— id: 105571, year: 2002, vol: 37, page: 457, stat: Journal Article,

Pharmacotherapy and growth factors in the treatment of short bowel syndrome
Schwartz, M Z; Kuenzler, K A
2001 May;10(2):81-90, Seminars in pediatric surgery
— id: 105570, year: 2001, vol: 10, page: 81, stat: Journal Article,