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Latchana, Nicholas Vigyan, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.84 out of 5 | 129 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (GI & HPB)
(980) 302-6300
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Patient Comments 19 reviews
October 27, 2022
Great team
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

August 19, 2022
Molly was very knowledgeable and her recommendations were tailored to my specific needs. She gave me all the time needed to address the condition, even going over the allotted time in order to do so. Very personable and conscientious.
-Patient in Waxhaw, North Carolina

August 19, 2022
An appointment with this provider is always a pleasant experience. The staff are attentive and friendly. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Latchana. He explains things in English the patient can understand and listens patiently to questions or concerns. His calm demeanor is reassuring and he has a sense of humor as well. He is a gem !
-Patient in ROCK HILL, South Carolina

July 06, 2022
Prompt efficient professional service
-Patient in Mooresville, North Carolina

May 27, 2022
Everyone was patient, polite and helpful.
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (GI & HPB)
(980) 302-6300

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Medical School:
Albany Medical College

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 2011

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 2017

University of Toronto 2019

Board Certifications:
General Surgery

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I am one of only a few Charlotte surgeons whose medical training includes a dual fellowship in hepatobiliary (liver, pancreas and bile duct) surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). This means I focus on care for individuals with liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, neuroendocrine, sarcomas, ovarian and peritoneal disease. These areas of medicine focus on less common tumors that can have a dramatic impact on a patient's quality of life and well-being. That is why I have dedicated my career to caring for patients who need a specialist with expertise in treating these diseases, and I truly enjoy being of service.

At Novant Health, I lead more than a dozen physicians in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary group as well as the hepatobiliary multidisciplinary conference, which promotes best practices for treating patients who have liver, pancreas and bile duct disorders. I also serve on a committee that selects novel therapies to study through Novant Health Cancer Institute clinical trials. All of this, combined with my membership in the American Board of Surgery and the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, keeps me connected to the latest treatments and research.

I take a patient-centered, hands-on approach when caring for patients. You also will have access to the expertise of a team of other skilled and experienced providers who are well-versed in your medical history and will help manage your treatment. I am committed to developing techniques that help patients recover faster and see better outcomes. This can include minimally invasive laparoscopic and/or robotic surgery, as well as help with food choices, pain control and therapy before, during and after surgery.

Communication, both to my patients and their loved ones, is important to me. I want my patients to be informed and empowered to make decisions about their care.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling. I am married and have two children.

Special Interests: Hepatobiliary Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Oncologic Surgery

Gender: Male