Ankur Chandra, M.D.

Ankur Chandra, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-2596
Lab: (585) 279-5100
Administrative: (585) 275-6772
Fax: (585) 424-1008

Professional Bio

The University of Rochester Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Ankur Chandra, M.D. as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. Dr. Chandra earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Case Western Reserve University's School of Engineering and School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He later completed his internship and residency in general surgery, as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship, at the University of California, San Diego Medical Center.

Prior to joining URMC, Dr.Chandra was a vascular surgery fellow at the UCLA School of Medicine, Division of Vascular Surgery, in Los Angeles, California. He is currently a Certified Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and is licensed to practice medicine in the states of California and New York.

In addition to being a National Merit Scholar and the recipient of numerous awards such as the Howard Hughes Memorial Institute Research Fellowship Award, Dr. Chandra has authored a wide variety of publications. He has served on various committees and has presented at meetings throughout the United States and Canada.

Dr. Chandra is also a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Society for Vascular Surgery, American Heart Association, Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery and Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society. His professional interests include the treatment of all aspects of vascular disease with an emphasis on minimally invasive treatment of lower extremity atherosclerosis and open/hybrid treatment of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. His research focus is in vascular bioengineering and mathematical modeling of the arterial circulation.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Resident Paper Competition 1st Place Award | Southern California Vascular Surgery Society Annual Meeting | San Diego, CA 2009
UCLA Longmire Society Scientific Day Abstract Competition Award | University of California @ Los Angeles Department of Surgery | Los Angeles, CA 2009
Resident Teaching Award | University of California @ San Diego | San Diego, CA 2008
Resident Research Competition, 2nd Place Award | University of California @ San Diego Department of Surgery | San Diego, CA 2007
Resident Case Presentation Competition 1st Place Award | San Diego Annual Trauma Day | San Diego, CA 2006
Resident Paper Competition, 2nd Place Award | San Diego Chapter of the American College of Surgeons | San Diego, CA 2006
Intern of the Year Award | University of California @ San Diego | San Diego, CA 2002

Recent Journal Articles

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2014 Aug
Carnicelli AP, Stone JJ, Doyle A, Chowdhry A, Gillespie DL, Chandra A. "Predictive multivariate regression to increase the specificity of carotid duplex ultrasound for high-grade stenosis in asymptomatic patients." Annals of vascular surgery. 2014 Aug; 28(6):1548-55. Epub 2014 Feb 12.
2014 Jul
Doyle AJ, Stone JJ, Carnicelli AP, Chandra A, Gillespie DL. "CT angiography-derived duplex ultrasound velocity criteria in patients with carotid artery stenosis." Annals of vascular surgery. 2014 Jul; 28(5):1219-26. Epub 2014 Jan 21.
2014 May
Varble N, Day S, Phillips D, Mix D, Schwarz K, Illig KA, Chandra A. "In vitro hemodynamic model of the arm arteriovenous circulation to study hemodynamics of native arteriovenous fistula and the distal revascularization and interval ligation procedure." Journal of vascular surgery. 2014 May; 59(5):1410-7. Epub 2013 Jul 09.
2014 May
Iannuzzi JC, Chandra A, Kelly KN, Rickles AS, Monson JR, Fleming FJ. "Risk score for unplanned vascular readmissions." Journal of vascular surgery. 2014 May; 59(5):1340-7.e1. Epub 2014 Jan 18.
2014 Apr
Hislop S, Fanciullo D, Doyle A, Ellis J, Chandra A, Gillespie DL. "Correlation of intravascular ultrasound and computed tomography scan measurements for placement of intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filters." Journal of vascular surgery. 2014 Apr; 59(4):1066-72. Epub 2014 Jan 01.


Vascular Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | Case Western Reserve U Sch Med2001
BS | Biomedical Engineering | Case Western Reserve Univ1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at Ronald Reagan University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at University of California, San Diego School of Medi07/01/2004 - 06/30/2006
Residency in General Surgery at University of California, San Diego School of Medi07/01/2002 - 06/30/2008
Internship in General Surgery at University of California, San Diego School of Medi07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002