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Dr. Indru T. Khubchandani is Professor of Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida and Adjunct Professor at Hahnemann Medical School/Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been a past President of the Pennsylvania Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, North-East Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and Indian Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He has been an examiner for the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, on the Editorial Board of various journals, including Techniques in Coloproctology, Italian, Brazilian, and Indian and Korean. He is a Referee for the British Journal of Surgery. He was on the Editorial Board of Diseases of Colon and Rectum (USA)

He served as Director General of the International Society University of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (1980-2012). He is now president elect. Recognized as a renowned expert in his Specialty, Dr. Khubchandani is an honorary member of several international societies, including Brazilian Society of Coloproctology, Chilean Society of Colon and Rectal surgeons, Venezuelan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, International Gastroenterology Society of Egypt, Galactia Society of Gastroenterology of Spain, Brazilian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, La Sociedad Cubana de Coloproctogia, University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He has served as President of the Medical Staff at Lehigh Valley Hospital and has been a member of the Board of Trustees for sixteen years. He is also a past President of Lehigh County Medical Society. There is an endowed Chair in Colon & Rectal surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Network, Allentown, PA.

Education

  • Medical School:
    Grant Medical College
    Bombay, India, 1956
  • Surgical Residency/Surgery & Casualty Officer:
    Sunderland Area Hospital Management Committee
    Sunderland, England, 1957-1960
  • Surgical Registrar: (Chief Resident)
    Ryhope General Hospital, Ryhope, England, 1960-1961
  • General Surgery Fellowship:
    New England Hospital
    Boston, MA, 1961-1962
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship:
    Junior Instructor at Temple University Medical Center
    Philadelphia, PA (Harry E. Bacon, MD) 1962-1965

 

Certifications:

  • M.S. (Temple University)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England
  • Fellow of American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Fellow if International
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons (Honorary)
  • Board Certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Professor of Surgery, Complutense University, Madrid (Honorary)
  • Professor Honoris Cause, Universidad de Aquino, Bolivia