About Dr. Pradip Chakrabarti

  • Consultant Transplant Surgeon and Visiting Surgeon at CK Birla Hospital, Desun Hospital, Woodland Hospital, Belle Vue Hospital, Calcutta (performed more than 500 Kidney Transplant in Calcutta)
  • Consultant Surgeon and Instructor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Chief of Transplant Services, Transplant Center of Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Chief of Pancreas Transplantation, Transplant Center of Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Member, Board of Medical Directors, Gift of Life Donor Program, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Reviewer, Clinical / Scientific Manuscripts –
  1. a)    American Journal of Transplantation
  2. b)    Transplantation

Education

  • MBBS, Calcutta University
  • MD, Medical Licensure, State Board of Medicine, Harrisburg, PA, USA
  • FRCS (Surgery), UK
  • FACS (Fellow American College of Surgeons), USA.
  • FICS (Fellow International College of Surgeons), USA.
  • Surgical Training in the USA
  1. a)    Washington Medical Center, Washington, DC
  2. b)    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  3. c)    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Clinical fellowship, Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA.

Expertize

  • Renal Transplantation- from live and deceased donors, ABO incompatible and highly sensitized recipients,
  • Pediatric patients (below 10 years age).
  • Pancreas Transplantation- in Type I and some type II diabetics with renal failure
  • Abdominal organ procurement from Brain dead donor for transplant (Liver, pancreas, kidneys
  • Live donor nephrectomy- open and laparoscopic
  • Complex hemodialysis access procedures: arterial-venous autologous fistula, PTFE graft bridge fistulas, placement of long term tunneled dialysis catheters.
  • Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement- by open or laparoscopic techniques.
  • Laparoscopic (minimal access) surgery- cholecystectomy, appendectomy, lymphocele drainage, organ biopsies.
  • Total Para thyroidectomy with Auto-transplantation, for refractory renal hyperparathyroidism.
  • Dysfunctional Lower urinary tract reconstruction post Renal Transplant.

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