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

Appointment: (585) 279-5100

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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.

Patient Care 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

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Vascular (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Biomedical Engineering (SMD)

Specialties

Vascular Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

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