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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Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Wrist & Hand Repetitive Use Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Nerve Compression



  • Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2012
  • Residency, NYU Langone Medical Center, Plastic Surgery
  • 2008
  • Fellowship, NYU Langone Medical Center, Hand Surgery
  • 1999
  • MD from Albany Medical College


Locations and Appointments

32 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • 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
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • 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
  • 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


Phone: 212-263-3030

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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 2015 Jan; 179-186, Plastic & reconstructive surgery — id: 1443582, year: 2015, page: 179, stat: Journal Article
  • Pediatric thenar flaps: a modified design, case series and review of the literature

    Barr, Jason S; Chu, Michael W; Thanik, Vishal; Sharma, Sheel 2014 Sep; 1433-1438, Journal of pediatric surgery — id: 1161562, year: 2014, page: 1433, stat: Journal Article
  • Grading lipoaspirate: is there an optimal density for fat grafting?

    Allen, Robert J Jr; Canizares, Orlando Jr; Scharf, Carrie; Nguyen, Phuong D; Thanik, Vishal; Saadeh, Pierre B; Coleman, Sydney R; Hazen, Alexes 2013 Jan; 38-45, Plastic & reconstructive surgery — id: 217942, year: 2013, page: 38, stat: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
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