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Bipan Chand
M.D., FACS, FASGE
Associate Professor
Director, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care
Division Director, Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical Director, Surgical Endoscopy
Medical Director, Swallowing Center
Surgical Director, GI/Lab at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery
Specialties
GIST
Hernia
Intestinal Disorders
Laparoscopy
Bariatric
Weight Reduction Surgery
Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures
Bowel Surgery
Endoscopic Surgery
Esophagus Surgery
Gallbladder Disorders
Gastric Stapling
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD); Achalasia
Gastrointestinal Surgery
General Surgery
Lap-Band and Hernias
Laparoscopy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Reflux Disease
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS)
spleen
Stomach Cancer
stomach surgery
Video-Assisted Surgery
Locations
Loyola Hospital
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery - General Cert: American Board of Surgery
Publications
Prathanvanich,P.; Chand,B.Comment on: The role of endoscopic stents in the management of chronic anastomotic and staple line leaks and chronic strictures after bariatric surgery Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2014 ; :
Chand,B.Comment on: Body mass index and diabetes status do not affect postoperative infection rates after bariatric surgery Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2014 ;10(2):297-298
Chand,B.; Indeck,M.; Needleman,B.; Finnegan,M.; Van Sickle,K. R.; Ystgaard,B.; Gossetti,F.; Pullan,R. D.; Giordano,P.; McKinley,A.A retrospective study evaluating the use of Permacol surgical implant in incisional and ventral hernia repair International journal of surgery (London, England) 2014 ; :
Timratana,P.; El-Hayek,K.; Shimizu,H.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Laparoscopic gastric electrical stimulation for medically refractory diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2013 ;17(3):461-470
Stevens,T.; Chand,B.; Winans,C.Endoscopic duodenal "windsock" diverticulotomy Surgical endoscopy 2013 ;27(4):1406-012-2573-0. Epub 2012 Oct 18
El-Hayek,K.; Timratana,P.; Brethauer,S. A.; Chand,B.Complete endoscopic/transgastric retrieval of eroded gastric band: description of a novel technique and review of the literature Surgical endoscopy 2013 ;27(8):2974-2979
Shimizu,H.; Phuong,V.; Maia,M.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.; Brethauer,S. A.Bariatric surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2013 ;9(1):1-6
Prathanvanich,P.; Chand,B.Complete endoscopic/transgastric retrieval of eroded gastric band: a novel technique Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2013 ; :
Heneghan,H. M.; Brethauer,S. A.; Chand,B.Reply: Gastric bypass--a combined restrictive and malabsorbtive procedure or a malabsorbtive procedure alone? Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2013 ;9(1):152-153
Brethauer,S. A.; Aminian,A.; Romero-Talamas,H.; Batayyah,E.; Mackey,J.; Kennedy,L.; Kashyap,S. R.; Kirwan,J. P.; Rogula,T.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.Can diabetes be surgically cured? Long-term metabolic effects of bariatric surgery in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Annals of Surgery 2013 ;258(4):628-637
Kroh,M.; Chalikonda,S.; Chand,B.; Walsh,R. M.Laparoscopic completion cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration for retained gallbladder after single-incision cholecystectomy JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2013 ;17(1):143-147
Dakin,G. F.; Eid,G.; Mikami,D.; Pryor,A.; Chand,B.; American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Emerging Technology and Procedures CommitteeEndoluminal revision of gastric bypass for weight regain--a systematic review Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2013 ;9(3):335-342
Thompson,C. C.; Chand,B.; Chen,Y. K.; Demarco,D. C.; Miller,L.; Schweitzer,M.; Rothstein,R. I.; Lautz,D. B.; Slattery,J.; Ryan,M. B.; Brethauer,S.; Schauer,P.; Mitchell,M. C.; Starpoli,A.; Haber,G. B.; Catalano,M. F.; Edmundowicz,S.; Fagnant,A. M.; Kaplan,L. M.; Roslin,M. S.Endoscopic Suturing for Transoral Outlet Reduction Increases Weight Loss After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Gastroenterology 2013 ;145(1):129-137.e3
Chand,B.Comment on: Effect of primary versus revisional Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: inferior weight loss of revisional surgery after gastric banding Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2013 ;9(2):258-259
Chand,B.Comment on: Novel bariatric technology: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banded plication: technique and preliminary results Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2012 ;8(1):46-47
Chand,B.Endoluminal bariatric therapy: beyond weight loss Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2012 ;76(4):761-762
Sarr,M. G.; Billington,C. J.; Brancatisano,R.; Brancatisano,A.; Toouli,J.; Kow,L.; Nguyen,N. T.; Blackstone,R.; Maher,J. W.; Shikora,S.; Reeds,D. N.; Eagon,J. C.; Wolfe,B. M.; O'Rourke,R. W.; Fujioka,K.; Takata,M.; Swain,J. M.; Morton,J. M.; Ikramuddin,S.; Schweitzer,M.; Chand,B.; Rosenthal,R.; EMPOWER Study GroupThe EMPOWER study: randomized, prospective, double-blind, multicenter trial of vagal blockade to induce weight loss in morbid obesity Obesity Surgery 2012 ;22(11):1771-1782
Agcaoglu,O.; Aliyev,S.; Taskin,H. E.; Chalikonda,S.; Walsh,M.; Costedio,M. M.; Kroh,M.; Rogula,T.; Chand,B.; Gorgun,E.; Siperstein,A.; Berber,E.Malfunction and failure of robotic systems during general surgical procedures Surgical endoscopy 2012 ;26(12):3580-3583
Brethauer,S. A.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.; Thompson,C. C.Transoral gastric volume reduction as intervention for weight management: 12-month follow-up of TRIM trial Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2012 ;8(3):296-303
Heneghan,H. M.; Yimcharoen,P.; Brethauer,S. A.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Influence of pouch and stoma size on weight loss after gastric bypass Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2012 ;8(4):408-415
Yimcharoen,P.; Heneghan,H.; Chand,B.; Talarico,J. A.; Tariq,N.; Kroh,M.; Brethauer,S. A.Successful management of gastrojejunal strictures after gastric bypass: is timing important? Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2012 ;8(2):151-157
El-Hayek,K.; Timratana,P.; Meranda,J.; Shimizu,H.; Eldar,S.; Chand,B.Post Roux-en-Y gastric bypass biliary dilation: natural process or significant entity? Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2012 ;16(12):2185-2189
El-Hayek,K.; Timratana,P.; Shimizu,H.; Chand,B.Marginal ulcer after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: what have we really learned? Surgical endoscopy 2012 ;26(10):2789-2796
Rodriguez,J. H.; Kroh,M.; El-Hayek,K.; Timratana,P.; Chand,B.Combined paraesophageal hernia repair and partial longitudinal gastrectomy in obese patients with symptomatic paraesophageal hernias Surgical endoscopy 2012 ;26(12):3382-3390
Timratana,P.; El-Hayek,K.; Shimizu,H.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) with T-fasteners obviates the need for emergent replacement after early tube dislodgement Surgical endoscopy 2012 ;26(12):3541-3547
Tariq,N.; Chand,B.Presurgical evaluation and postoperative care for the bariatric patient Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America 2011 ;21(2):229-240
Yimcharoen,P.; Heneghan,H. M.; Singh,M.; Brethauer,S.; Schauer,P.; Rogula,T.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Endoscopic findings and outcomes of revisional procedures for patients with weight recidivism after gastric bypass Surgical endoscopy 2011 ;25(10):3345-3352
Yimcharoen,P.; Heneghan,H. M.; Tariq,N.; Brethauer,S. A.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Endoscopic stent management of leaks and anastomotic strictures after foregut surgery Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2011 ;7(5):628-636
Kroh,M.; El-Hayek,K.; Rosenblatt,S.; Chand,B.; Escobar,P.; Kaouk,J.; Chalikonda,S.First human surgery with a novel single-port robotic system: cholecystectomy using the da Vinci Single-Site platform Surgical endoscopy 2011 ;25(11):3566-3573
ASGE/ASMBS Task Force on Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy; Ginsberg,G. G.; Chand,B.; Cote,G. A.; Dallal,R. M.; Edmundowicz,S. A.; Nguyen,N. T.; Pryor,A.; Thompson,C. C.A pathway to endoscopic bariatric therapies Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2011 ;74(5):943-953
Kroh,M.; Brethauer,S.; Duelley,N.; Rogula,T.; Schauer,P.; Chand,B.Surgeon-performed fluoroscopy conducted simultaneously during all laparoscopic adjustable gastric band adjustments results in significant alterations in clinical decisions Obesity Surgery 2010 ;20(2):188-192
Brethauer,S. A.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.; Thompson,C. C.Transoral gastric volume reduction for weight management: technique and feasibility in 18 patients Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2010 ;6(6):689-694
Alasfar,F.; Chand,B.Intraoperative endoscopy for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: leak test and beyond Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques 2010 ;20(6):424-427
Alasfar,F.; Sabnis,A.; Liu,R.; Chand,B.Reduction of circular stapler-related wound infection in patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Cleveland clinic technique Obesity Surgery 2010 ;20(2):168-172
El-Hayek,K. M.; Chand,B.Biologic prosthetic materials for hernia repairs Journal of long-term effects of medical implants 2010 ;20(2):159-169
Sherman,V.; Dan,A. G.; Lord,J. M.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.Complications of gastric bypass: avoiding the Roux-en-O configuration Obesity Surgery 2009 ;19(8):1190-1194
Alasfar,F.; Sabnis,A. A.; Liu,R. C.; Chand,B.Stricture rate after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass with a 21-mm circular stapler: the Cleveland Clinic experience Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre 2009 ;18(5):364-367
Brooks,S.; Phelan,M. P.; Chand,B.; Hatem,S.Markedly elevated lipase as a clue to diagnosis of small bowel obstruction after gastric bypass The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2009 ;27(9):1167.e5-1167.e7
Chang,K. C.; Huang,H. H.; Lai,M. C.; Hung,C. B.; Chand,B.; Yeh,J. M.; Yu,Y. H.Comparative electrochemical studies at different operational temperatures for the effect of nanoclay platelets on the anticorrosion efficiency of organo-soluble polyimide/clay nanocomposite coatings Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology 2009 ;9(5):3125-3133
Chen,C. C.; Gatmaitan,P.; Koepp,S.; Barber,M. D.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.; Brethauer,S. A.Obesity is associated with increased prevalence and severity of pelvic floor disorders in women considering bariatric surgery Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2009 ;5(4):411-415
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Petersen,B. T.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Croffie,J. M.; Disario,J. A.; Mishkin,D. S.; Shah,R. J.; Somogyi,L.; Tierney,W. M.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.Automated endoscope reprocessors Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2009 ;69(4):771-776
ASGE Technology Committee; Farraye,F. A.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Diehl,D. L.; Kantsevoy,S. V.; Kwon,R. S.; Mamula,P.; Rodriguez,S. A.; Shah,R. J.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.; Tierney,W. M.Update on CT colonography Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2009 ;69(3 Pt 1):393-398
ASGE Technology Committee; Kwon,R. S.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Diehl,D. L.; Kantsevoy,S. V.; Mamula,P.; Rodriguez,S. A.; Shah,R. J.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.; Tierney,W. M.High-resolution and high-magnification endoscopes Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2009 ;69(3 Pt 1):399-407
Brethauer,S. A.; Pryor,A. D.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P.; Rosenthal,R.; Richards,W.; Bessler,M.; American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Emerging Technologies CommitteeEndoluminal procedures for bariatric patients: expectations among bariatric surgeons Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2009 ;5(2):231-236
Pitt,T.; Brethauer,S.; Sherman,V.; Udomsawaengsup,S.; Metz,M.; Chikunguwo,S.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P.Diagnostic laparoscopy for chronic abdominal pain after gastric bypass Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2008 ;4(3):394-8; discussion 398
Canes,D.; Aron,M.; Nguyen,M. M.; Winans,C.; Chand,B.; Gill,I. S.Common bile duct injury during urologic laparoscopy Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2008 ;22(7):1483-1484
Udomsawaengsup,S.; Brethauer,S.; Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Percutaneous transesophageal gastrostomy (PTEG): a safe and effective technique for gastrointestinal decompression in malignant obstruction and massive ascites Surgical endoscopy 2008 ;22(10):2314-2318
Kroh,M.; Chand,B.Choledocholithiasis, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and laparoscopic common bile duct exploration The Surgical clinics of North America 2008 ;88(5):1019-31, vii
Kroh,M.; Hall,R.; Udomsawaengsup,S.; Smith,A.; Yerian,L.; Chand,B.Endoscopic water jets used to ablate Barrett's esophagus: preliminary results of a new technique Surgical endoscopy 2008 ;22(11):2498-2502
Nfonsam,V.; Chand,B.; Rosenblatt,S.; Turner,R.; Luciano,M.Laparoscopic management of distal ventriculoperitoneal shunt complications Surgical endoscopy 2008 ;22(8):1866-1870
ASGE Technology Committee; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Diehl,D. L.; Kantsevoy,S. V.; Kwon,R. S.; Mamula,P.; Rodriguez,S. A.; Shah,R. J.; Song,L. M.; Tierney,W. M.Capsule endoscopy of the colon Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2008 ;68(4):621-623
ASGE Technology Committee; Kantsevoy,S. V.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Diehl,D. L.; Kwon,R. S.; Mamula,P.; Rodriguez,S. A.; Shah,R. J.; Song,L. M.; Tierney,W. M.Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2008 ;68(4):617-620
Mirza,B.; Chand,B.Laparoscopic repair of ileal conduit parastomal hernia using the sling technique JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2008 ;12(2):173-179
ASGE Technology Committee; Shah,R. J.; Somogyi,L.; Petersen,B. T.; Tierney,W. M.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Croffie,J. M.; Disario,J. A.; Mishkin,D. S.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.Short-wire ERCP systems Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2007 ;66(4):650-657
ASGE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE; Tierney,W. M.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Croffie,J. M.; DiSario,J. A.; Mishkin,D. S.; Shah,R. J.; Somogyi,L.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.; Petersen,B. T.Echoendoscopes Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2007 ;66(3):435-442
ASGE Technology Committee; Wong Kee Song,L. M.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Croffie,J. M.; Disario,J. A.; Mishkin,D. S.; Shah,R. J.; Somogyi,L.; Tierney,W. M.; Petersen,B. T.Chromoendoscopy Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2007 ;66(4):639-649
Rajnikant; Dinesh; Chand,B.Biological activity predictions, crystallographic comparison and hydrogen bonding analysis of cholane derivatives Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics 2007 ;44(6):458-469
ASGE TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE; DiSario,J. A.; Petersen,B. T.; Tierney,W. M.; Adler,D. G.; Chand,B.; Conway,J. D.; Coffie,J. M.; Mishkin,D. S.; Shah,R. J.; Somogyi,L.; Wong Kee Song,L. M.Enteroscopes Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2007 ;66(5):872-880
Turner,R. D.; Rosenblatt,S. M.; Chand,B.; Luciano,M. G.Laparoscopic peritoneal catheter placement: results of a new method in 111 patients Neurosurgery 2007 ;61(3 Suppl):167-72; discussion 172-4
Liu,R. C.; Sabnis,A. A.; Chand,B.Erosion of gastric electrical stimulator electrodes: evaluation, management, and laparoscopic techniques Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques 2007 ;17(5):438-441
Kroh,M.; Liu,R.; Chand,B.Laparoscopic bariatric surgery: what else are we uncovering? Liver pathology and preoperative indicators of advanced liver disease in morbidly obese patients Surgical endoscopy 2007 ;21(11):1957-1960
Sarker,K. K.; Chand,B. G.; Suwa,K.; Cheng,J.; Lu,T. H.; Otsuki,J.; Sinha,C.Structural studies and photochromism of mercury(II)-iodo complexes of (arylazo)imidazoles Inorganic chemistry 2007 ;46(3):670-680
Schauer,P.; Chand,B.; Brethauer,S.New applications for endoscopy: the emerging field of endoluminal and transgastric bariatric surgery Surgical endoscopy 2007 ;21(3):347-356
Chikunguwo,S.; Brethauer,S.; Nirujogi,V.; Pitt,T.; Udomsawaengsup,S.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P.Influence of obesity and surgical weight loss on thyroid hormone levels Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2007 ;3(6):631-5; discussion 635-6
Chand,B.; Gugliotti,D.; Schauer,P.; Steckner,K.Perioperative management of the bariatric surgery patient: focus on cardiac and anesthesia considerations Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine 2006 ;73 Suppl 1:S51-6
Sabnis,A.; Liu,R.; Chand,B.; Ponsky,J.SLiC technique. A novel approach to percutaneous gastrostomy Surgical endoscopy 2006 ;20(2):256-262
Brethauer,S. A.; Chand,B.; Schauer,P. R.Risks and benefits of bariatric surgery: current evidence Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine 2006 ;73(11):993-1007
Brethauer,S. A.; Nfonsam,V.; Sherman,V.; Udomsawaengsup,S.; Schauer,P. R.; Chand,B.Endoscopy and upper gastrointestinal contrast studies are complementary in evaluation of weight regain after bariatric surgery Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery 2006 ;2(6):643-8; discussion 649-50
Mackey,R.; Chand,B.; Oishi,H.; Kameoka,S.; Ponsky,J. L.Percutaneous transesophageal gastrostomy tube for decompression of malignant obstruction: report of the first case and our series in the US Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2005 ;201(5):695-700
Mackey,R. A.; Brody,F. J.; Berber,E.; Chand,B.; Henderson,J. M.Subxiphoid incisional hernias after median sternotomy Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2005 ;201(1):71-76
Liu,R.; Chand,B.; Ponsky,J.The future of surgical endoscopy Endoscopy 2005 ;37(1):38-41
Liu,R. C.; Sabnis,A. A.; Forsyth,C.; Chand,B.The effects of acute preoperative weight loss on laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass Obesity Surgery 2005 ;15(10):1396-1402
Brody,F.; Chand,B.; Brodsky,J.; Soffer,E.Laparoscopic revision of gastric pacing wires Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.Part A 2004 ;14(3):187-189
Felsher,J.; Chand,B.; Ponsky,J.Decompressive percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in nonmalignant disease American Journal of Surgery 2004 ;187(2):254-256
Chand,B.; Felsher,J.; Ponsky,J.Future trends in flexible endoscopy Seminars in laparoscopic surgery 2003 ;10(1):49-54
Walsh,R. M.; Chand,B.; Brodsky,J.; Heniford,B. T.Determination of intact splenic weight based on morcellated weight Surgical endoscopy 2003 ;17(8):1266-1268
Felsher,J.; Chand,B.; Ponsky,J.Minimally invasive surgery Endoscopy 2003 ;35(2):171-177
Felsher,J.; Farres,H.; Chand,B.; Farver,C.; Ponsky,J.Mucosal apposition in endoscopic suturing Gastrointestinal endoscopy 2003 ;58(6):867-870
Chand,B.; Walsh,R. M.; Ponsky,J.; Brody,F.Pancreatic complications following laparoscopic splenectomy Surgical endoscopy 2001 ;15(11):1273-1276
Education
Medical School
University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, General Surgery
Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Advanced Laparoscopy
Biography
Dr. Chand received his medical degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He completed a residency in general surgery and also an advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Chand had been on staff since 2003 and served as director, surgical endoscopy, director, advanced surgical training and associate program director of the surgical residency program at The Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Chand also serves on numerous leadership committees with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and has recently served as president, Ohio Society of Bariatric Surgery from 2010 – 2012. Dr. Chand is a funded investigator who led research studies at The Cleveland Clinic focusing on minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, metabolic surgery, and endoluminal therapies. A medical innovator and inventor, he holds multiple patents on endoscopic devices in the field of obesity care and gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Chand also is credited with developing new technology in Barrett’s ablation and alternative nutritional access devices and techniques. He has authored and contributed to over seventy peer reviewed journals and publications in the field of advanced laparoscopy and endoscopy and has recently published a book on an evidence-based approach to minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Chand was rated by U.S. News & World Report as a top surgeon in 2012.
Interests & Hobbies
Running
Outdoor Activities
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