Cardiothoracic Surgery

Kalpaj R. Parekh, MBBS

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Director, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Contact Information

Primary Office: SE521 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-353-6758

Email: kalpaj-parekh@uiowa.edu

Education

D.G. Ruparel College, University of Mumbai
MBBS, Seth G.S. Medical College, University of Mumbai

Residency, Otolaryngology, Sir J.J. group of Hospitals, University of Mumbai
Residency, General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Categorical General Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship, General Thoracic Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Lung Transplant, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

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 Surgery
Certified (Lung Transplant) UNOS
Certified American Board of Surgery
Certified ECFMG
Certified Maharashtra Medical Council, India

Research Summary

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 - 21:56:23