• At A Glance
  • Bio
    Dr. Pankaj K. ("P.K.") Agarwalla graduated from Harvard College, summa cum laude, and completed his master's at Oxford University. He returned to Harvard for medical school followed by neurosurgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. After completing a fellowship in skull base and cerebrovascular neurosurgery with Dr. Harry van Loveren at the University of South Florida, he joined the Rutgers academic community. Currently, he treats patients at University Hospital, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel, St. Clare's, and St. Mary's hospitals. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, reading, and watching action movies.
    Clinical Interests

    Dr. PK Agarwalla specializes in cranial neurosurgery. He sees patients with all cranial conditions including brain tumors, metastatic tumors, skull base lesions (meningiomas, pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas/vestibular schwannomas, craniopharygiomas, chordomas), and vascular lesions including aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), moyamoya disease, and carotid stenosis. He also manages peripheral nerve sheath tumors and patients with cerebrospinal fluid disorders. Dr. Agarwalla utilizes innovative surgical techniques including endoscope-assisted neurosurgery and cerebrovascular bypass. His research emphasis is on clinical trials in neurosurgical oncology and functional genomics of brain tumors.