Dr. Tansar Mir received his Doctorate of Medicine with Recognition in Research from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine after graduating from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with his Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience. Dr. Mir completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY and his residency/fellowship in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group through Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Mir is a double board-certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Mir’s extensive research experience includes serving as a research assistant in the lab of Richard A. Clark, PhD while attending medical school. Dr. Mir assisted in the research of wound healing and studying the complex interactions between glucose and the extracellular matrix proteins. Dr. Mir has also co-authored several publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and produced posters for presentation at numerous conferences.
Dr. Mir understands the impact doctors can have serving the world community. As a volunteer, he has operated on children with congenital clefts of the lip, nose and palate and performed burn reconstruction surgeries on medical missions to the Philippines and Peru. International missionary work is something very dear to Dr. Mir and he hopes to continue to make many more future trips to underserved countries.
Dr. Mir’s pioneering efforts have been well documented and chronicled on numerous national and international media outlets including CNN, The Today Show, Doctor Oz, The Doctors TV Show, FOX news, CBS news, The New York Daily News, and The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Tansar Mir was also selected as one of “40 Forty Under Forty” exemplary graduates from Stony Brook University in 2016, an honor only bestowed upon 5 medical students out of over 2000. Dr. Tansar Mir is a native New Yorker and was inducted into his high school (Farmingdale High School) Wall of Fame in 2014.