Heather Wachtel, MD, FACS

Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Heather Wachtel, MD, FACS
5.0 with 126 ratings

Sees patients age 15 and up

Heather Wachtel, MD, FACS

Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
5.0 with 126 ratings

Sees patients age 15 and up

  • Co-Director, Endocrine Disease Team
  • Physician Liaison, Abramson Cancer Center
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Wachtel is a Penn Medicine physician.

Meet Dr. Wachtel

Dr. Wachtel’s clinical practice specializes in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.  Dr. Wachtel is a board-certified surgeon and the Co-Director of the Endocrine Disease Team of the Abramson Cancer Center. She is one of the only providers in the region offering retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy, which is a minimally invasive adrenalectomy from a retroperitoneal approach. Dr. Wachtel also performs minimally invasive transabdominal laparoscopic adrenalectomy. 

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