Dr. Nikhil Waingankar joined Mount Sinai as a Urologist in 2016. After earning his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Dr. Waingankar completed his internship in General Surgery at Johns Hopkins. He then moved to North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System for his residency in Urology, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. To complete his training, Dr. Waingankar completed his fellowship In Urologic Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center before earning his Masters of Science from UPenn. With his board certification by the American Board of Urology, Dr. Waingankar specializes in urologic oncology with expertise in open, laparoscopic, endoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques.
In addition to his clinical role, Dr. Waingankar serves as Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at The Icahn School of Medicine. He is also a member of the American Urological Association and the Society of Urologic Oncology. Throughout his career, Dr. Waingankar has authored several publications and book chapters, as well as given numerous presentations at national meetings.
Dr. Waingankar has conducted extensive research in health services. He is currently involved in research at the Institute for Healthcare Delivery Science with the Mount Sinai Deptartment of Population Health Science and Policy. His research team aims to examine the impacts of care intensity and variations in practice patterns on patient outcomes both at the national level and within The Mount Sinai Health System.
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