Nikhilesh R. Sekhar

Nikhilesh R. Sekhar, MD, FACS, FASMBS

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About Me

Dr. Nikhilesh Sekhar is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in bariatric surgery. He is highly-skilled in his field and has performed hundreds of bariatric procedures, including:

  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

Dr. Sekhar earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his general surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York. He went on to complete an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee. During his fellowship, he received extensive training in bariatric procedures, as well as in the treatment of achalasia and gastroesophageal reflux.

After his fellowship, Dr. Sekhar co-created and implemented a robotic, minimally invasive cancer surgery program. He also fine-tuned his skills in minimally invasive procedures, including:

  • Upper endoscopy (EGD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Esophageal motility
  • Reflux testing

Languages

English

Special Interests

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Credentials

Medical School

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Residency

Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

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