Heather Wachtel, MD, is now affiliated with Penn Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery. A graduate of Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Wachtel completed her general surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a Fellowship in endocrine surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Wachtel specializes in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery, as well as surgical approaches for neuroendocrine tumors. She is one of the few providers in the region offering retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy, a minimally invasive adrenalectomy from a retroperitoneal approach.
Board-certified in surgery, Dr. Wachtel sees patients at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine.