Vishal Thanik at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Vishal D. Thanik, MD

  • Specialties: Plastic Surgery, Hand Plastic Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-3030

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

plastic surgery, hand surgery, reconstructive surgery, microsurgery, nerve surgery, wrist surgery, breast plastic surgery, compression injury of nerve, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), facial paralysis, fat graft, ulnar nerve compression, botox, nerve injury, breast augmentation, brachial plexus injury, breast reduction, face surgery reconstructive, liposuction, rhinoplasty, cosmetic surgery, facelift, diabetic nerve damage, facial palsy
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  • Assistant ProfessorHansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery, 2013
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2006
Education and Training
  • Residency, S.U.N.Y., Buffalo, General Surgery, 2004
  • MD from Albany Medical College, 1999

Locations and Appointments

37 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Plastic Surgery Associates

305 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016

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My Research


  • The effect of residency and fellowship type on hand surgery clinical practice patterns

    Mehta, Karan; Pierce, Paul; Chiu, David T W; Thanik, Vishal
    Plastic & reconstructive surgery. 2015 Jan. 135 (1): 179-186

  • Residency characteristics that matter most to plastic surgery applicants: a multi-institutional analysis and review of the literature

    Sinno, Sammy; Mehta, Karan; Squitieri, Lee; Ranganathan, Kavitha; Koeckert, Michael S; Patel, Ashit; Saadeh, Pierre B; Thanik, Vishal
    Annals of plastic surgery. 2015 Jun. 74 (6): 713-717

  • Indications for Plain Radiographs in Uncomplicated Lower Extremity Cellulitis

    Stranix, John T; Lee, Z-Hye; Bellamy, Justin; Rifkind, Kenneth; Thanik, Vishal
    Academic radiology. 2015 Nov. 22 (11): 1439-1442

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