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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 Mumbai, Mumbai, IndiaMBBS, Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
Residency, Otolaryngology, Sir J.J. group of Hospitals, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, IndiaResidency, General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NYResidency, Categorical General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NYFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NYFellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MOFellowship, General Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NYFellowship, Lung Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MOResidency, 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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