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Shamkant P Mulgaonkar MD

Shamkant P. Mulgaonkar, MD

  • Internal Medicine | Nephrology | Transplantation
Languages Spoken English
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  • Bio

    Chief, Transplant Division

    Dr. Mulgaonkar is one of the preeminent professionals in transplantation in the United States. He has been instrumental in the rapid growth of transplantation and championed the development of the Living Donor Transplant Institute. He is a dynamic leader who has cared for more than 1,500 kidney transplant recipients since the 1970s. He is largely responsible for the success of the Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division as one of the most highly regarded programs in the United States. Dr. Mulgaonkar is past president of the Transplant Society of New Jersey and has twice been name “New Jersey Transplant Professional of the Year.” He was also named “Transplant Physician of the Year” in 1996. His major research interests include transplant immunology, clinical trials of newer immunosuppressants, and allograft thrombosis.

    He has led clinical research trials in the use of many novel immunosuppressants and has published over 100 scientific papers in peer review journals. He is on the speaker bureau of numerous transplant pharmaceutical companies who are leaders in the field of transplant immunosuppression. Dr. Mulgaonkar is a member of a number of professional societies including the American Society of Nephrology, the American Medical Association, The Renal Physicians Association, The Transplant Society of New Jersey, and the United Network for Organ Sharing. He is also on the advisory board of the New Jersey Organ and Tissue Sharing Network.

    Clinical Expertise

    Internal Medicine, Nephrology

    Clinical Interests

    Living Donor Transplantation, Blood Group and HLA Incompatible High Risk Renal Transplantation, Paired Exchange Renal Transplantation, Development of Novel Immunosuppressive Agents, Kidney Transplantation

  • Medical School

    BJ Medical College, Pune, India, 1975

    Residency

    Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: Nanavati Hospital, Bombay, India, 1975 Internal Medicine Residency: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ, 1977 Senior Resident, Internal Medicine: Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ, 1978

    Fellowship

    Nephrology Fellowship: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston NJ, 1982