Meet Zein Nakhoda, MD

Medical School

Thomas Jefferson University – Philadelphia, PA

Internship & Residency

University of Southern California – Los Angeles, California

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish, Gujarati

Ages Served

18+

Dr. Nakhoda received his medical degree (M.D.) as well as a master’s in business administration (M.B.A) from Thomas Jefferson University and Widener University in Philadelphia, PA, where he was inducted into the prestigious honor society Alpha Omega Alpha in recognition of academic excellence. Dr. Nakhoda then completed a General Surgery Internship and Urology Residency at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Nakhoda is well trained and practices in all facets of General Urology, he specializes in Minimally Invasive Surgery, including Robotic and Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery, as well as Endourology (for treatment of kidney stones, bladder tumors, and enlarged prostates). He trained at a high-volume Robotics Center under one of the nation’s leading experts in Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Dr. Inderbir Gill.

Dr. Nakhoda is an active member of the American Urological Association. He has presented research and abstracts at the national AUA meetings and published his research in leading journals.

SPECIALTIES

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Urologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery
  • Endourology

EDISON

10 Parsonage Road
Suite 118 & 104
Edison, NJ 08837

P. (732) 494-9400

OLD BRIDGE

2 Hospital Plaza
Old Bridge Township, NJ 08857

P. (732) 494-9400

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urinary Tract Reconstruction
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Stone Disease
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Male Sexual Dysfunction
  • BPH (Prostate Enlargement)
  • Minimally Invasive Prostate Surgery
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Hematuria (Blood in Urine)
  • Adrenal Masses
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Hydrocele
  • Spermatocele
  • Low Testosterone (Hypogonadism)
  • Urethral Stricture Disease
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Over Active Bladder
  • Urinary Retention
  • American Urological Association
  • Resident Teaching Award (2015)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2012) – Awarded to one graduating medical student for demonstrating ideals of outstanding compassion, respect for patients, families and, colleagues, and clinical excellence
  • Beach Memorial Scholarship Recipient (2012) – $10,000 scholarship award based on academic merit, demonstrated institutional commitment, and community service
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society (2011) – Elected during junior year of medical school
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) (2011)
  • Jefferson Professionalism Award (2009) – Peer-selected award given to one student for embodying the elements of professionalism
  • Hobart Amory Hare (HAH) Medical Honor Society (2009)
  • JFK Medical Center – Edison, NJ
  • Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge, NJ
  • Raritan Bay Medical Center – Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Hung AJ, Bottyan T, Clifford TG, Serang S, Nakhoda ZK, Shah SH, Yokoi H, Aron M, Gill IS. Structured learning for robotic surgery utilizing a proficiency score: a pilot study. World J Urol. 2016 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27106491.
  • Nakhoda Z, Torigian DA, Saboury B, Hofheinz F, Alavi A. Assessment of the diagnostic performance of (18)F-FDG-PET/CT for detection and characterization of  solid renal malignancies. Hell J Nucl Med. 2013 Jan-Apr;16(1):19-24. doi: 10.1967/s002449910067. Epub 2013 Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 23529389.
  • Nakhoda Z., Saboury B, Alavi A, Torigian DA. “Feasibility of FDG-PET/CT to Detect and Characterize
  • Solid Malignant Renal Masses – A Preliminary Study.” Poster presentation at Annual Congress of the European Society of Nuclear Medicine.  October 9-13, 2010.
  • Nakhoda Z., Saboury B, Alavi A, Torigian DA. “Feasibility of FDG-PET/CT to Detect and Characterize
  • Solid Malignant Renal Masses – A Preliminary Study.”  Podium and poster presentation at AOA Research Symposium.  March 3, 2011.
  • Healy K., Nakhoda Z., Bagley D.  “Retrograde Ureteroscopic Management of Upper Tract Stone Burdens ³ 2 cm.”  Moderated poster at World Congress of Endourology and SWL.  November 30-December 3, 2011.
  • Nakhoda Z. “Pheochromocytoma: Initial Work-Up.” Oral presentation at Jefferson Urology Grand Rounds.  August 25, 2011.
  • Nakhoda Z. “End-of-Life Care and the Medicare Hospice Benefit: The High Cost of End-of-Life Care.” Journal of Financial Services Professionals (March 2010).
  • Nakhoda Z, Pucheril D., Sharma S.  “Report on the Kendal System: An Analysis from the MBA Student Perspective.”  Kendal Executive Board Meeting.  December 6, 2010.
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Emblem PPO/EPO (GHI)
  • Empire BCBS
  • GHI HMO
  • Horizon BCBSNJ
  • Humana
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • Qualcare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • St. Barnabas Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • Wellcare of NJ (Medicare)