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Dr. Nikhilesh R Sekhar has the following 2 specialties
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
Dr. Nikhilesh R Sekhar has the following 24 expertise
- Thyroid Cancer
- Digestive System Abnormalities
- Liver Diseases
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
- Vascular Malformations
- Colorectal Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
- Colon Cancer
- Rectal Prolapse
- Endocrine Disorders
- Vascular Disease
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Critical Care
- Breast Diseases
- Breast Cancer
- Rectal Cancer
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19 Years Experience
University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey
Graduated in 1999
Dr. Nikhilesh R Sekhar accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
- Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
- Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
- Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Nikhilesh R Sekhar
Dr. Sekhar is a Board Certified General surgeon. He is a graduate of, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, receiving his general surgery and trauma training at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York and also obtained a Fellowship in Laparoscopic surgery from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a position that requires devotion to surgical practice and uncompromising adherence to the ethical standards of the College. Fellows must have graduated from a medical school accepted by the College, be certified by the American Board of Medical Specialty, hold an unrestricted medical license to practice, and be a specialist in surgery.
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