Vishal Kothari, MD, FACS

Dr. Kothari Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
983280 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3280, USA
Phone:  (402) 559-6592
Fax: (402) 559-6749

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: North Shore Hospital, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery General Surgery
Academic Appointment: Assistant Professor of Surgery
Sub-Specialty Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery


  • Schmidt E, Shaligram A, Reynoso JF, Kothari V, Oleynikov D. Hiatal Hernia Repair with Biologic Mesh Reinforcement Reduces Recurrence Rate in Small Hiatal Hernias. Dis Esophagus. 2/2013 Abstract
  • Kothari V, Shaligram A, Reynoso J, Schmidt E, McBride CL, Oleynikov D. Impact on perioperative outcomes of concomitant hiatal hernia repair with laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 7/2012 Abstract 
  • McBride CL, Kothari V. Evolution of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Surg Clin North Am. 12/2011: 1239-47 Abstract
  • ShaligramA, Unnirevi J, Simorov A, Kothari VM, Oleynikov. How does the robot affect outcomes? A retrospective review of open, laparoscopic, and robotic Heller myotomy for achalasia. Surg Endosc. 4/2012: 1047-50 Abstract