Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Mahesh C. Karamchandani, M.D., is a Colon and Rectal Surgeon certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Laser Surgery. He did his internship and residence in General Surgery at Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia. Following this, he did fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Allentown, PA.
Dr. Karamchandani is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons, and belongs to the Michigan State Medical Society, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He maintains full admitting privileges at Bronson Battle Creek, Oaklawn Hospital, Bronson Methodist Hospital, and Borgess Medical Center. Dr. Karamchandani is a receipient of the 2007 AMA Foundation Leadership Award, the 2008 Michigan State Medical Society Community Service Award, and the 2011 Dale G. Griffin Healthcare Leadership Award.
- American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Colon and Rectal Surgery)
- American Board of Surgery (Surgery)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1986, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network
- Research Fellowship 1986, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network
- Residency 1985, General Surgery, Lankenau Hospital
- MBBS 1973, Faculty of Medicine, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
- Laser Surgery
Khubchandani I., Karamchandani M., Kleckner F., Sheets J., Stasik J., Rosen L., Riether R. Mass screening for colorectal cancer Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 1989;32(9):754-758.
Khubchandani I., Karamchandani M., Sheets J., Stasik J., Rosen L., Riether R. Metronidazole vs. erythromycin, neomycin, and cefazolin in prophylaxis for colonic surgery Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 1989;32(1):17-20.
Khubchandani I., Karamchandani M., Sheets J., Stasik J., Rosen L., Riether R. The Bacon pull-through procedure Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 1987;30(7):540-544.
Karamchandani M., Riether R., Sheets J., Stasik J., Rosen L., Khubchandani I. Nephrocolic fistula Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 1986;29(11):747-749.
Karamchandani M.C., West C. Vesicoenteric fistulas The American Journal of Surgery. 1984;147(5):681-683.