Alexander Ranjit Aurora, MD
Director of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics
UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Services
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center Surgical Assoc Bariatrics Box Hdg421 South Union Avenue
Havre De Grace, MD 21078 Get Directions
Alexander R. Aurora, MD, FACS, MSc is a board certified Fellow of the American College of Surgeons with expertise in advanced minimally invasive surgery for both general and bariatric procedures. He received his Bachelors at McGill University in Montreal and his Masters degree at University of Ottawa. With dual citizenship between Canada and Switzerland, he attended the University of Lausanne (in Switzerland) where he earned his medical degree and started his surgical training.
Dr. Aurora was later recruited to The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he completed a research Fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics. He served his general surgery residency training at Hopkins Hospital and Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Aurora also completed a clinical Fellowship in Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland.
He performs more than 95% of his cases laparoscopically including ventral, inguinal and hiatal hernia repair, cholecystectomy, colon resection, and bariatric procedures. He also is the only surgeon in the region who performs his own upper endoscopies and colonoscopies on a regular basis. Fluent in both English and French, Dr. Aurora also speaks some German and Romanian. He has significant interest in surgical technology and improving patient care and safety. He has been part of Upper Chesapeake Surgical Associates since 2011 and Director of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatrics since 2017.
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Universite DE Lausanne, 2000
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 2003
Riviera Hospital, 2002
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2006
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, 2010
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2007
University Hospitals of Cleveland - Advanced Lap/Bariatric Surgery, 2011
American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 2014
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UM Upper Chesapeake Health