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Director, Division of Thoracic SurgeryAssociate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Primary Office: SE521 GHIowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-353-6758
D.G. Ruparel College, University of MumbaiMBBS, Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Mumbai
Residency, Otolaryngology, Sir J.J. group of Hospitals, University of MumbaiResidency, General Surgery, Lenox Hill HospitalResidency, Categorical General Surgery, Lenox Hill HospitalFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of MedicineFellowship, General Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Lung Transplant, Washington University School of MedicineResidency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Medical License , Iowa (Permanent)Medical License , Missouri (Inactive)Medical License , New York (Inactive)Medical License , Maharashtra Medical Council, India (Permanent)Certified, American Board of Thoracic SurgeryCertified (Lung Transplant), UNOSCertified, American Board of SurgeryCertified, ECFMGCertified, Maharashtra Medical Council, India
Chronic Rejection in Lung Transplantation
Current Clinical Projects:
a. Randomized placebo controlled trial of anti T-lymphocyte immune globulin in the prophylaxis of acute pulmonary allograft rejection in adult recipients of primary pulmonary allografts
b. Utility of barium swallow in detecting clinically significant anastomotic leaks following esophagectomy.
Current Basic Science Projects:
a. Development of an animal model for chronic rejection and cystic fibrosis in lung transplantation.
b. Role of Epithelial Stem Cells in Lung Transplantation.
Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 -
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