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

Radiation Oncology

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Gender: Male
Language: English, Hindi


Specialties and Expertise


  • Radiation Oncology


  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer


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

Dr. Nagar received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed his residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. 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 genitourinary malignancies. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

WCM Prostate SPORE Career Enhancement Program Award, 2020 

American Board of Radiology Volunteer Service Award, 2020

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


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology

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.S., Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, 2022
  • M.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, 2010
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1999


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

Advisory/Scientific Board Member:
Boston Scientific Corporation; Pfizer, Inc.; ViewRay Technologies, Inc