Nicholas A. Romas, MD

Urology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Languages: Greek
Office Phone: (212) 305-0114
One of America's Top Doctors

Biography

Dr. Nicholas A. Romas, Professor of Clinical Urology, has joined the Department of Urology as a full time faculty member starting May 1, 2014. Dr. Romas received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Cornell-New York Hospital, followed by his residency and fellowship training in Urology at the Medical Center.

Dr. Romas serves as a reviewer to many scientific journals, and has authored many articles, editorials, and book chapters. He is a board certified urologist who has been in practice for 44 years. Prior to joining Columbia University Medical Center, he was the chairman of Urology in St. Luke's Hospital from 1984 to 2014. His experience and his clinical focus include adult general urologic care, stone disease and urological oncology.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicare [Medicare]

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-0114

Fax: (212) 342-6870

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51 West 51st Street
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New York, NY 10019

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Professor of Urology at CUMC

Austen Colgate Scholar          

Roy Burnett Smith Prize in Chemistry             

American Chemical Society Prize in Chemistry             

Phi-Beta Kappa                

New York Section, American Urological Association
Second Prize Essay on the Distribution of Tetracycline
in Renal Tissue During Pyelonephritis             

New York Section, American Urological Association-
Second Prize-Essay on Sites of Deposition of Tritium
Labeled Tetracycline in Induced Rat Bladder Tumors
and Ulcers               

American Urological Association,
Second National Prize Essay-Laboratory Research on
Distribution of Antibiotics in Pyelonephritis           

American Urological Association,
Third National Prize for Exhibit on Distribution
of Antibiotics in Pyelonephritis             

American Urological Association, Honorable Mention, for Exhibit on
Transplantation of Testes by Microsurgery           

American Urological Association, Honorable Mention,
for Exhibit on Double-Antibody Immunoenzyme Assay
for Prostatic Acid Phosphatase             

American Urological Association, First Prize Exhibit on
Immunological assays for Prostatic Acid Phosphatase          

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive  Surgery,
Honorable Mention, for Exhibit on Transplantation of
Testes by Microsurgery              

American Urological Association, Third Prize Exhibit on
Single-Antibody Enzyme Immunoassay for Prostatic
Acid Phosphatase              

New York Section, American Urological Association,
Research Award on:  To Study the Interaction of
Membrane Receptor in Human Prostate with
Testosterone-Estradiol-Binding Globulin            

Pfizer Scholar Urology Award              

New York Magazine:  “The Best Doctors in New York”              

Castle Connolly: The Best Doctors in New York Metro Area        

Teacher of the Year:
Squier Urological Clinic

Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons           
  
Dr. John Kingsley Lattimer Award in Urology by the National Kidney
Foundation of New York and New Jersey