Dr. Nikhil Jaik, MD

Dr. Nikhil Jaik, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Nikhil Jaik, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Harrisburg, PA. He graduated from Srmc and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

205 S Front St Fl 4th

Harrisburg, PA 17104

Contact Information

(717) 231-8555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
more than 80% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 76% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Jaik's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jaik "Awards Annual Basic Science Research Award – Society Surgical Oncology Gold Medal – Damien Foundation International Endowment Publications Peer Reviewed Publications 1. Jaik NP, Whitson BA, Higgins R. Simultaneous Procedures During Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Is Less Always More? Current Heart Failure Reports 2014 Mar;11(1):98-102. 2. Maltais S, Jaik NP, Feurer ID, Wigger MA, Disalvo TG, Schlendorf KH, Ahmad RM, Lenihan DJ, Stulak JM, Keebler ME. Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation: Donor and Recipient Factors Influencing Graft Survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul -4975(13): 1130-2 3. Prabhakaran S, Doraiswamy VA, Nagaraja V, Cipolla J, Ofurum U, Evans DC, Lindsey DE, Seamon MJ, Kavuturu S, Gerlach AT, Jaik NP, Eiferman DS, Papadimos TJ, Adolph MD, Cook CH, Stawicki SP. Naso-enteric tube complications. Scand J Surg. 2012;101(3):147-55. 4.Jaik NP, Umakanthan R, Leacche M, Solenkova N, Balaguer JM, Hoff SJ, Ball SK, Zhao DX, Byrne JG Current status of hybrid coronary revascularization. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2011 Oct;9(10):1331-7. 5.Burfeind WR Jr, Jaik NP, Villamizar N, Toloza EM, Harpole DH Jr, D'Amico TA A cost-minimisation analysis of lobectomy: thoracoscopic versus posterolateral thoracotomy. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Apr;37(4):827-32. 6.James Cipolla,Daniel R. Baillie,Steven M. Steinberg,Niels D. Martin, Nikhil P. Jaik, John J. Lukaszczyk,S. Peter Stawicki. Negative pressure wound therapy: Unusual and innovative applications. OPUS 12 Scientist 2008. 7.Mery CM,Greenberg JA,Patel A,Jaik NP. Teaching and assessing the ACGME competencies in surgical residency. Bull Am Coll Surg.2008 Jul;93(7):39-47. 8.Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian A Hoey, and Stanislaw Peter Stawicki. Evolving role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in management of extrahepatic hepatic ductal injuries due to blunt trauma: Diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Review Article. HPB Surg. 2008;2008:259141 9.Sherwin P.Schrag, Rohit Sharma, Nikhil P. Jaik, M.J.Seamon, J.J.Lukaszczyk, N.D.Martin, B.A.Hoey, S.P.Stawicki Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. A comprehensive clinical review. - Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases 2007 Dec Vol 16, No.4, 407-418 10.Stanislaw Peter Stawicki, Maher El Chaar, Daniel R. Baillie, Nikhil P. Jaik, Fernando P. Estrada. Correlations Between Biochemical Testing, Pathology Findings and reoperative Sestamibi Scans: A Retrospective Study of The Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroidectomy (MIRP) Approach.Nucl Med Rev Cent East Eur. 2007;10(2)82-6 11.Nikhil P. Jaik, S. Peter Stawicki, Natalie S Weger, John J. Lukaszczyk Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome: Successful Utilization of Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach. Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases - 2007 Mar Vol.16, No.1, 93-6. 12.Nikhil P. Jaik, Brian A Hoey, James Cipolla, William H Risher, S P Stawicki. Combined aortic and diaphragmatic injury following blunt trauma: A case report. OPUS 12 Scientist - 2007 Oct Vol. 1, No. 2, 5-7 13.Nikhil P. Jaik, K Sajitha, M Mathew, U Sekar, S Kuruvilla, S Shroff, G Abraham. Renal Absceses. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - 2006 Mar Vol. 54 241-3. Professional Organization Affiliation Fellow - American College of Surgeons (FACS) American College of Cardiology Pennsylvania Medical Society Society of Thoracic Surgeons American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jaik ""To cure sometimes, to relieve often,but to comfort always!"

"It is the duty of the doctor to advice and the patients right to ignore it!"

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit!"

"The purpose of the doctor is not to simply delay death, but to improve the persons quality of life!""

5  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Srmc
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Montefiore / Albert Einstein Coll Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Lukes Hospital & Health Network
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jaik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jaik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jaik to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jaik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great person, and an excellent team. Fully explained all the options, and what they were going to do.
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Excellent surgeon. Skilled hands, does what is best for the patient. The PA's , Marvin and Michael top notch. Best cardiac care unit nurse, Heather, all on cardiac unit great. Entire cardiac surgery team best of the best. My husband would not be here without all of them. Thank you
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I had a quad bypass performed by Dr Jaik on Feb 3 . he did a great job . the incision looked great after only 2 weeks . after going back for the first time checkup his nurse practitioner also was a great help on recommendations during after surgery and PT
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