- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Surgery
American Board of Surgery
MBBS, Madras Medical College
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency, Surgery (General)
Montefiore Medical Center /Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fellowship, Transplant Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Dr. Gunasekaran is an Assistant Professor or Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine/Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Gunasekaran was a multi-organ transplant surgical fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He went on to become an Attending physician at the Westchester Medical Center as a transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon. Dr. Gunasekaran joins the Advanced Liver and Bile Duct Program at the Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute. He specializes in laparascopic liver resections and pancreatic surgery.
2008 - 2008
Best Resident Teacher Award
Montefiore Medical Center
Gunasekaran G, Sharma J, Mosna LC, Bodin R, Wolf DC. Timing of hepatic artery reperfusion and biliary strictures in liver transplantation. Journal of transplantation 2013; 2013.
Berber E, Akyildiz HY, Aucejo F, Gunasekaran G, Chalikonda S, Fung J. Robotic versus laparoscopic resection of liver tumours. HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association 2010 Oct; 12(8).
Hashimoto K, Eghtesad B, Gunasekaran G, Fujiki M, Uso TD, Quintini C, Aucejo FN, Kelly DM, Winans CG, Vogt DP, Parker BM, Irefin SA, Miller CM, Fung JJ. Use of tissue plasminogen activator in liver transplantation from donation after cardiac death donors. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2010 Dec; 10(12).
Gunasekaran G, Mosna LC, Savino JA. Portomesenteric reconstruction using an umbilical vein patch during pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple procedure). Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013 Aug; 217(2).
Gunasekaran G, Wee A, Rabets J, Winans C, Krishnamurthi V. Duodenoduodenostomy in pancreas transplantation. Clinical transplantation; 26(4).
Mahadevappa B, Gunasekaran G, John Philip S, Rochon C, Sheiner P. Progression of polycystic disease of the liver after transplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 2012 Feb; 18(2).
Gunasekaran G, Winans C, Hashimoto K, Aucejo F, Miller C. Short segment aortic endarterectomy--a technique to aid cannulation in donors with severe aorto-iliac disease. Clinical transplantation; 25(2).
Gunasekaran G, Bencsath K, Hupertz V, Fung JJ, Pettersson G, Miller C. Deep hypothermia with circulatory arrest to aid in the management of suprahepatic vena cava stenosis after liver transplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 2010 Dec; 16(12).
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