About

About

Manish A. Vira, MD is the Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship and an Assistant Professor of Urology at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He joined the faculty from the National Cancer Institute as a urologic oncologist specializing in the surgical management of prostate, bladder, kidney, adrenal, and testis cancer. He has expertise in a wide array of surgical techniques including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. His current research interests are in the development of diagnostic and surgical methods and in studying novel therapeutics in the treatment of urological cancers. He has been awarded a NY State Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program grant to support research in molecular genetics and mechanisms in prostate and bladder cancer. He currently serves as principle investigator of several clinical trials in prostate, bladder and kidney cancer. He has authored chapters in several textbooks including Campbell-Walsh Urology. His research has been published in leading national and international medical journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, British Journal of Urology, and Cancer Cell.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Urology - American Board of Urology

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Weill Medical College of Cornell University

  • Residencies

    • New York Presbyterian Hospital

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Fellowships

    • National Cancer Institute

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville Road, Suite M41Lake Success, NY 11042
415 Crossways Park DriveWoodbury, NY 11797

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Most recent comments

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09/08/2018
"Best dr. ever."
08/28/2018
"Dr. Vira is an extraordinary care giver."
08/20/2018
"dr Vira is wonderful caring and covers everything from exam to explaining clearly so you understand it"
08/07/2018
"Manisch Vira is truly the best of the best. A mensch"
08/04/2018
"Dr.Vira is an amazing Dr.. He is thoughtful, caring, patient,kind and thorough. I would and have highly recommended him. I always feel confident in his care."
07/20/2018
"Dr. Vira was wonderful. We always felt reassured when we visited him. Family was very glad that Dr. Vira took care of me during this difficult time."
07/19/2018
"Dr. Vira is always courteous and explains in detail. He gave instruction for the scars from surgery."
06/25/2018
"dr. vira always takes the time to discuss everything and listens to my concerns"
06/06/2018
"He treats patients with respect, makes you feel comfortable about your problems. He is just a great doctor. "
05/17/2018
"Dr.Vira is always great at explaining test results and well care"
05/05/2018
"I chose Dr Vira to do my surgery. I felt comfortable with him."
04/24/2018
"He is the most caring & professional physician I have seen in a long time. We need more like Dr. Vira."
04/23/2018
"Dr. Vira is very professional, warm, interested, and instills confidence and reassurance to the patient."
03/29/2018
"This provider is one of the best drs. I have ever seen. He has saved my life twice and always is there when needed."
01/20/2018
"Dr. Vira is an excellent doctor, very thorough and concerned for the patient"
12/30/2017
"this doctor is performing operations on me and has been very concerned and also with follow-up phone calls to see what I'm progressing I would recommend it to anyone"
12/07/2017
"Already recommend to 3 people. Spoke to me as if I was a family member making sure I understood all and was satisfied with service."
10/27/2017
"I'm alive today because of Dr. Vira."
09/19/2017
"Excellent. "
09/05/2017
"Very patient and understanding Doctor."
08/25/2017
"Have every confidence in Dr. Vira. Answered my questions and made me feel comfortable. I was having panic attacks & he solved my problem."
08/23/2017
"Dr. Vira- excellent."
08/16/2017
"I can't say enough good about Dr.Vira. He performed my prostatectomy, took a great deal of time meeting with me and my wife on numerous occasions before and after the surgery. He was extremely patient and personable and explained my condition and treatment options in detail. While I was recovering in the hospital, Dr. Vira visited me and showed genuine concern with regard to my welfare. He continues to be of great help through my ordeal with my follow up visits. He is a terrific physician and a wonderful caring human being. Dr.Vira is a tremendous asset to your staff and should be recognized accordingly."
08/09/2017
"Very good experience."
07/01/2017
"very friendly,polite and courteous."
06/21/2017
"Dr. Manish is very good!"
05/02/2017
"Very good."
03/10/2017
"Dr. Vira saved my life."
03/08/2017
"He is the best doctor so I visit to his office from Manhattan!"
03/03/2017
"Dr. Vira is a good doctor, I can recommend him."
02/25/2017
"good"
02/07/2017
"very caring ,always interested on what is going on. my opinion a great doctor."
02/06/2017
"Wonderful"
01/10/2017
"Friendly courtesy experience. Very good."
10/21/2016
"I switched urologists to Dr. Vira. Extremely pleased with him. Takes time to explain everything. I have full confidence in him."
09/28/2016
"Excellent Dr. Manish Vira/I will recommend him. Can't thank Dr. Vira enough for his professional knowledge."
09/20/2016
"Dr. Vira is excellent."
08/07/2016
"Dr. Manish Vira is an excellent physician who, is very concern about a patients health."
07/07/2016
"Excellent doctor! Very happy that he is treating my condition."
06/18/2016
"good"
05/12/2016
"Dr Manish was off the charts. He made me feel confident that my cancer would be taken care of. after the surgery he came to my bedside and again made me feel very good about the attention. I cant thank him enough for his care. off the charts. Very satisfied patient"
03/29/2016
"Dr.Vera is a excellent physician he is an asset to the medical profession."
03/21/2016
"All the personnel excellent."
03/18/2016
"Dr. Vira is an excellent MD."
02/25/2016
"All good."
02/13/2016
"Good experience"
01/21/2016
"Dr Vira seemed very knowledgeable about my condition"
01/05/2016
"Experience with the doctor and staff was very good. #8. Fifteen minutes. #9. Is very good. #10. Yes I would."
12/10/2015
"Very good."
10/05/2015
"Redundant - - All excellent!"
09/29/2015
"The care provider was courteous & listened to my problem, recommending a further test."
08/24/2015
"Good."
05/28/2015
"All good."
05/07/2015
"Excellent."
04/29/2015
"Very good experience."
04/01/2015
"Dr. Vira is an outstanding dr., surgeon, and a well informed patient oriented."
03/24/2015
"Cared about my needs."
02/06/2015
"Good."
01/28/2015
"My experience with Dr. M. Vira is very comfortable and good. #1. Dr. Manish R. Vira. #8. About 15 to 20 minutes. #9. Very good."
11/12/2014
"My experiences was absolutely satisfying."
09/22/2014
"Good."
08/12/2014
"Good."
07/21/2014
"Good experience."
05/08/2014
"Dr. Vira is a great person who takes time to go that extra step."
04/23/2014
"Dr. Vira always inspires confidence was his friendliness, competence & willingness to discuss issues. One is treated with respect."

In the news

In the news

In the news
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