Nikhil Kansal, MD, FACS


Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship


Bachelor of Science: University of Miami
Medical Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine (6-year accelerated Honors Program in Medical Education)
Residency: General Surgery, University Hospital, Newark, NJ
Vascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Endovascular Surgery, Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery – Vascular Surgery

Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctor, Vascular Surgery, Boston Magazine
  • UC San Diego Medical Student Teaching award
  • UC San Diego Department of Neurosurgery Collaborator Award
  • UC San Diego, Young Investigator Academic Senate Grant/Award
  • UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School – Annual Resident Teaching Award
  • NJ Vascular Surgery Society, 1stplace, Clinical Presentation
  • Seton Hall University, 9th Annual Research Colloquium, 1stplace, Outstanding Clinical Presentation
Research Focus

Endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aneurysms, percutaneous EVAR, post-EVAR imaging, trans-carotid carotid artery stenting, medical device development

Professional Service

Member and Program Committee: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
Member and Treasurer: South Asian American Vascular Society
Member: Society for Vascular Surgery
Member: Western Vascular Society
Member: Southern California Vascular Surgery Society
Member and Fellow: American College of Surgeons