Nipa Dilip Gandhi, MD

Employment

Attending Physician
Madison Surgical Associates, PC/ Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital
Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery
August 2008 to present New York, NY

Surgical Training

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital July 2007 to June 2008
New York, NY

Residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Surgical Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, July 2002 to June 2007 Bronx, NY

Internship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Surgical Residency, Montefiore Medical Center, July 2002 to June 2003 Bronx, NY

Education

MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
August 1998 to May 2002 Boston, MA

B.A.
The Johns Hopkins University
August 1994 to June 1998 Baltimore, MD
Major: Biology, graduated with honors

Licensure

New York

Certification

Board Certified in General Surgery, March 2008
Board Certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery, September 2009

Address

425 W 59th Street, Suite 9A
New York, NY 10019
Office: 212-523-8417 Fax: 212-523-8186
Pager: 917-871-0294
Email: ngandhi@chpnet.org

Honors and Awards

Fellowship
First-Place Prize received for Podium Presentation on “MR Defecography for Defecatory Disturbances” at the New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Resident Research Night, March 2008

Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine Research Award, 2000
Honors earned in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Cell and Tissue Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, General Pathology, and Pharmacology

Undergraduate
Phi Beta Kappa, inducted spring 1998 Office of Multicultural Affairs Achievement Award, 1996, 1997, 1998

Research Experience

Blinded Investigator, Q-Med Study, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, July 2007 to present, New York, NY Evaluating role of restylane injections into the internal sphincter to treat fecal incontinence Principal Investigator: Mitchell Bernstein MD, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Research Assistant, New England Medical Center, May 1999 to May 2000
Boston, MA
Investigated the role of cytokine gene polymorphisms in rejection or infection of the graft tissue in transplant recipients and donors
Principal Investigator: Richard Freeman MD, Department of Transplant Surgery

Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins Hospital, May 1997 to November 1997 Baltimore, MD Evaluated sizing technique of the COPA (cuffed oropharyngeal airway) in pediatric patients Principal Investigator: Robert Greenberg MD, Department of Anesthesiology

Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins Hospital, May 1996 to August 1996 Baltimore, MD Involved in clinical trial comparing the efficacy of the COPA versus the LMA (laryngeal mask airway); trial ultimately resulted in FDA approval of the COPA device Principal Investigator: Robert Greenberg MD, Department of Anesthesiology

Publications

Gandhi N, Kent T, Kaban J, et al. Bronchobiliary fistula following penetrating thoracoabdominal trauma: case report and literature review.
J Trauma. 2009; 67(5): E143-5.

Kahan D, Mason T, Gandhi N, et al. Donor cytokine gene polymorphisms are associated with increased graft loss and dysfunction after transplant. American Journal of Transplantation. 2000; 1:S361.

Kahan D, Gandhi N, Goldman D, et al. High producing Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha gene polymorphism is associated with chronic renal allograft dysfunction (CRAD). American Journal of Transplantation. 2000; 1:399.

Gandhi N, Goldman D, Kahan D, et al. Donor cytokine gene polymorphisms are associated with increased graft loss and dysfunction after transplant. Transplantation Proceedings. 2001; 33(1-2):827-8.

Goldman D, Gandhi N, Barhyte D, et al. Racial differences in cytokine gene polymorphism frequencies do not explain increased acute renal transplant rejection rates among African Americans. Transplantation. 2000; 69(8):S187.

Grand Rounds/Presentations

GI Grand Rounds presentation, “Anorectal Pain… It’s not just hemorrhoids.” Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hosptial, May 19, 2009

Poster presentation at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, MR Defecography: Cineloop vs Non-Cineloop Imaging for Defecatory Disturbance. May 2009

Lecturer for General Surgery Clerkship: Benign Colonic Disease, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, October 2008 to present

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Resident Research Night Podium Presentation: MR Defecography: Cineloop vs Non-Cineloop Imaging for Defecatory Disturbance. March 27, 2008

New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Interesting Case Night Presentation: Giant Condyloma of Buschke and Lowenstein, November 15, 2007

Evolution of the Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer, June 2007, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY; September and October 2007, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY

Clostridium Difficile, February 2006, North Central Bronx Hospital, Bronx, NY

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, April 2005, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Cerebrovascular Disease, May 2003, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Poster Presentation, April 2002, Chicago, IL

Charleston Poster Presentation, October 2000, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Volunteer Experience

Lecturer for Medical Student’s 3rd year Surgery Clerkship rotation

Organized ABSITE review questions for weekly Basic Science Conference, July 2006-June 2007

Problem Based Learning Facilitator, September 2001 to December 2001

National Youth Leadership Forum, Physical Diagnosis Instructor, May 1999 to August 1999

Brainstorm, Team Leader, September 1998 to May 2000

Sharewood Clinic, Volunteer, September 1998 to May 2000

Germbusters, Co-founder, September 1996 to May 1998 Obtained funding for group from the Howard Hughes Foundation

Tutorial Project, Tutor, January 1995 to January 1997

Personal Activities

Reading, running, cross-stitching and sewing, traveling, gardening, watching historical documentaries, Indian classical dancing

Our Physicians
  • Soojin Ahn, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    (212) 523-5222
  • Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD, FACS, FASCRS
  • Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Surgical Oncology/ Hepatobiliary Surgery
    (212) 307-1144
  • Alison A. Estabrook, MD, FACS
  • Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Nipa D. Gandhi, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Surgical Oncology/ Colon and Rectal Surgery
    (212) 523-7404
  • Benjamin J. Golas, MD, FACS
  • Associate Site Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s.
    (212) 523-7723
  • Daniel Labow, MD, FACS
  • Chairman of Surgery
    Professor of Surgery
    (212) 241-2891
  • Aye Moe Thu Ma, MD, FACS
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-4799
  • Deepa R. Magge, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    (212) 636-1630
  • Eric D. Moore, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 247-6575
  • Sharon Rosenbaum Smith, MD, FACS
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Paul I. Tartter, MD, FACS
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Aida Taye, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery,
    (212) 523-6051
  • Richard Whelan, MD, FACS, FASCRS
  • Chief of Division, Surgical Oncology and Colorectal Surgery Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    (212) 523-8172
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