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Shamkant P Mulgaonkar MD

Shamkant P Mulgaonkar MD

Primary Specialties
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation
  • Affiliations
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Barnabas Health Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division
    94 Old Short Hills Rd
    Transplant Office, East Wing-303
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 322-8465
    Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
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    Physician Information

    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.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: 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

    Clinical Interests

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