Dr. Harvey Himel MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Harvey Himel is a plastic surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Himel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 42 doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and German.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery, Hand, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Wound Healing

Clinical Interests: Wound Healing, Organization and Administration, Hyperbaric Oxygenation, Vascular Surgical Procedures

Hospital Affiliation

Mount Sinai Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • German

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1988–1990

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1980–1983

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1986

New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1979–1980

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 22 years in Plastic Surgery

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 20 years in Hand Surgery

American Board of Preventive Medicine
Certified 10 years in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

American Board of Surgery
Certified 27 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 23 years in Surgical Critical Care

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Gait variables of patients after lower extremity burn injuries.
Silverberg, R., Lombardo, G., Gorga, D., Nagler, W., Himel, H., Yurt, R.

Salvage of a patient with burn inhalation injury and pancreatitis.
Becker, D. G., Himel, H. N., Nicholson, W. D., Edlich, R. F.

Major burn injuries among restaurant workers in New York City: an underappreciated public health hazard.
Suzman, M. S., Sobocinski, K., Himel, H., Yurt, R. W.

See all 5 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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