Chandra Shekhar Bhati, MD

  • Professor of Surgery, Surgical Director, Liver Transplant and HB Surgery

Chandra Shekhar Bhati, MD

Specialties:

  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

  • Transplant Surgery

  • Kidney Transplant Surgery

  • Liver Transplant Surgery

About Chandra Shekhar Bhati, MD

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Dr. Bhati is a multi-organ transplant surgeon and Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Also, he is the Surgical Director of Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Along with his expertise in liver transplant, living donor liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery and renal transplantation, he is one of few surgeons who performs transplant and liver cancer-related surgeries robotically.

Dr. Bhati has been funded by Center for Clinical and Translational Research and is actively involved in improving access to transplantation in obese end-stage liver and kidney disease patients. The kidney donor and kidney transplantation surgeries he performed using the robotic approach demonstrated significant advantages for obese patients. He also explores the newly emerging field of transplant oncology and has performed liver transplantation in patients with colorectal liver metastasis, neuroendocrine tumors, and cholangiocarcinoma.

Research Interests

  • Pre and post-liver transplant sarcopenia 
  • NASH
  • HCC 
  • Normothermic perfusion

Dr. Bhati is the program director for the ASTS accredited transplant surgery fellowship at University of Maryland School of Medicine and presents regularly at national and international meetings. He also currently teaches faculty in the ASTS minimally invasive donor course. 

Dr. Bhati is a principal investigator of multiple clinical trials and an investigator in various funded grants. He published over 50 manuscripts and multiple book chapters.

Gender: Male

Language(s): English

Affiliation(s):

  • UM Shore Regional Health - Dorchester/Easton

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

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Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21201
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PH: 410-328-5408

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