Dr. Nimgaonkar is gastroenterologist and a medical technology researcher at Johns Hopkins University. He is an assistant professor of medicine, a medical director at the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design in the JHU Biomedical Engineering department and an adjunct faculty at the JHU Carey Business School. He leads numerous translational technology research projects at Johns Hopkins in the areas of gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. His particular interest is to investigate the physiology behind various interventions to treat metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity and apply various engineering tools to develop novel therapies for these diseases.
He has been inventor on many technologies and a recipient of numerous awards including the AGA-Boston Scientific career development technology & innovation award and the CIMIT-Johnson & Johnson Young Clinician award. His work has been supported by grants from both foundational and federal (NIH, NSF) agencies.