Nishant Agrawal, MD

Nishant lives in Chicago with his wife, Vidushi, their 5 year old son, Ariv, and 1 year old son Agy.  Nishant grew up in New Jersey and attended Rutgers for college.  He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he stayed to do an Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency.  He went to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for a head and neck surgical oncology fellowship.  He was on faculty at Hopkins as an Associate Professor until 2015 at which time he moved to the University of Chicago.  At the University of Chicago, his clinical area of focus is head and neck surgical oncology and his research interest is in the genetics of head and neck cancers and circulating tumor DNA as a biomarker.  He is Chief of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, and Professor of Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Radiation Oncology.