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Vinay Chandrasekhara, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Instructor A in Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1 Convention Avenue
9 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4279
Fax: 215-349-5915
B.S. (Biology)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000.
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2004-2005.
Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2005-2007.
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2007-2010.
Advanced Endoscopy Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Gastroenterology, 2010-2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Therapeutic (Advanced) Endoscopy
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Biliary and Pancreatic diseases
Small bowel enteroscopy
Enteral Stent Placement

Selected Publications

Chandrasekhara Vinay, Sigmon John C, Surti Vihar C, Kochman Michael L: A novel gel provides durable submucosal cushion for endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection. Surgical endoscopy Page: Epub ahead of print, Feb 2013.

Shin Eun Ji, Amateau Stuart K, Kim Yongsik, Gabrielson Kathleen L, Montgomery Elizabeth A, Khashab Mouen A, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Rolshud Daniil, Giday Samuel A, Canto Marcia Irene: Dose-dependent depth of tissue injury with carbon dioxide cryotherapy in porcine GI tract. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 75(5): 1062-7, May 2012.

Lennon Anne Marie, Kapoor Sumit, Khashab Mouen, Corless Erin, Amateau Stuart, Dunbar Kerry, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Singh Vikesh, Okolo Patrick I: Spiral assisted ERCP is equivalent to single balloon assisted ERCP in patients with Roux-en-Y anatomy. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 57(5): 1391-8, May 2012.

Khashab Mouen A, Lennon Anne Marie, Dunbar Kerry B, Singh Vikesh K, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Giday Samuel, Canto Marcia I, Buscaglia Jonathan M, Kapoor Sumit, Shin Eun Ji, Kalloo Anthony N, Okolo Patrick I: A comparative evaluation of single-balloon enteroscopy and spiral enteroscopy for patients with mid-gut disorders. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 72(4): 766-72, Oct 2010.

Lennon Anne Marie, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Shin Eun Ji, Okolo Patrick I: Spiral-enteroscopy-assisted enteral stent placement for palliation of malignant small-bowel obstruction (with video). Gastrointestinal endoscopy 71(2): 422-5, Feb 2010.

Lennon AM, Chandrasekhara V, Shin EJ, Okolo, PI: Spiral enteroscopy–assisted enteral stent placement for palliation of malignant small-bowel obstruction. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 71(2): 422-425, 2010.

Claridge Jeffrey A, Calland J Forrest, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Young Jeffrey S, Sanfey Hillary, Schirmer Bruce D: Comparing resident measurements to attending surgeon self-perceptions of surgical educators. American Journal of Surgery 185(4): 323-7, Apr 2003.

Calland J Forrest, Adams Reid B, Benjamin Daniel K, O'Connor Matthew J, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Guerlain Stephanie, Jones Rayford Scott: Thirty-day postoperative death rate at an academic medical center. Annals of Surgery 235(5): 690-6; discussion 696-8, May 2002.

Chandrasekhara V: Protein interactions with the GAG protein of the Drosophila telomere retrotransposon, HeT-A. MIT BUG Journal 4: 1-8, 2001.

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