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Himanshu Nagar, M.D.

Radiation Oncology

Gender: Male
Language: English, Hindi
Insurance: 41 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Expertise

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple Myeloma and Immunoproliferative Neoplasms
  • Brachytherapy

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

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

Education & Training

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

Research

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Biography

Dr. Himanshu Nagar is a board certified radiation oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with hematologic and genitourinary 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 New York-Presbyterian Hospital along with multiple research grants, scholarships and awards.

Dr. Nagar is actively involved in both laboratory-based and clinical research at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Nagar’s basic science research interests include identifying and targeting cancer stem cells to increase their therapeutic sensitivity to therapy. Dr. Nagar’s clinical research is focused on better defining and tailoring the role of radiation therapy for various malignancies. 

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

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

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