Himanshu Nagar, M.D.
Radiation Oncology
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Himanshu Nagar, M.D.

Radiation Oncology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English, Hindi

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Expertise

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple Myeloma and Immunoproliferative Neoplasms

Biography

Dr. Himanshu Nagar is a board certified radiation oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with genitourinary and hematologic malignancies.

Dr. Nagar received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University, his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and completed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College where he served as the Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Nagar is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Physician of the Year Award from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital along with multiple research grants, scholarships and awards.

Dr. Nagar uses the most advanced technology available for patients with prostate cancer including real-time MRI guidance and rectal spacer to deliver safer radiotherapy in as short as 5 visits.

Dr. Nagar is actively involved in both translational and clinical research at Weill Cornell Medicine including several clinical trials. Dr. Nagar’s research is aimed at better defining and tailoring the role of radiotherapy for various malignancies. 

Research

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

HDR/LDR Brachytherapy Scholarship, American Brachytherapy Society, 2017

LDR Brachytherapy Scholarship, American Brachytherapy Society, 2015

HDR Brachytherapy Scholarship, American Brachytherapy Society, 2015

Distinguished Housestaff Award, New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, 2014

Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Scholar, 2014

Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Research Award, 2014

American Brachytherapy Society Scholarship, 2014

Physician of the Year Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, 2013

Excellence in Research Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 2012

Credentials

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiation Oncologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, 2010
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1999

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

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