Nicholas T
Karanikolas, MD


(718) 226-6461

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Urology - American Board of Urology

Medical school

  • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine


  • State University of NY Health Science Ctr/Brooklyn


  • State University of NY Health Science Ctr/Brooklyn


  • Urology-Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


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Locations & insurance

  • 900 South Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10314

    Fax: (718) 226-1599

NSLIJ-Staten Island University Hospital Cancer Services

  • 256 Mason Avenue C
    Staten Island, NY 10305

    Fax: (718) 226-1141

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"Dr. Karanikolas is the kind of caring doctor everyone hopes to find."

"Great DR."

"I recommend the provider to everyone I know."


"Dr. Karanikolas is an excellent doctor. Kind, compassionate and caring."

"Dr Karanikolas is one of the best doctors in his field. He is knowledgeable, courteous, and a gentleman."

"Dr. Nick was very kind, understanding and informative, he made a bad situation very less stressful. A true gentleman and a great doctor."

"They are all professional."

"I did recommend a friend to this group and he is seeing Dr.Karanikolas presently."

"Happy uplift person, smiling and spoke English very well. Clean."

"Very good doctor. Very passionate about what he does."

"I am so happy and fortunate to have Dr. Karanikolas as my Urologist."

"He was good."

"Dr. Karanikolas is excellent, compassionate, professional, very pleasant."

"Dr. Karanikolas is the BEST."

"Dr. Karanikolas was my second opinion and was extremely happy and confident with his knowledge of my condition and will keep him as my doctor as well as referring him to others in need of a great doctor. #2-9. Excellent."

"Doctor Karanikolas is one amazing doctor. I really like him."

"Dr. Karanikolas found a kidney renal cell carcinoma. He was "so good and concerned with patient first" he referred me to a urologist who was able to remove it with a Davinci robot - it just doesn't get better than that - I would use/recommend him in a heart beat!!!"

"Dr. K. is an excellent doctor."

"The care & concern from Dr. Karaniolas is excellent and greatly appreciated!"

"I liked the provider."

"Very good staff."

"Excellent physician."

"I was nervous about talking about incontinence - but he put me at ease."

"Very good, informative easy explanation. Friendly, definitely a people doctor. Left good impression."

"He is always there for me even in the middle of the night."

"Very good."

"I had a good experience for the first time."