Dr. Rohatgi

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Chand Rohatgi, M.D.

Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery
Licensed in the States of Pennsylvania & New Jersey
Professional Society Memberships Include:
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Pennsylvania Medical Society/Northampton Medical Society

Residencies and Other Specialty Training Include:
Surgical Residency, S.S.L. Hospital, Varanasi, India
Surgical Residency, Monmouth Medical Center, New Jersey
Surgical Residency, Jersey Shore Medical Center, New Jersey
Surgical Residency, Easton Hospital, Easton, Pennsylvania
Surgical Residency, Hosp. of Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Surgical Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Field Liaison, Cancer Commission, and American College of Surgeons

Staff Privileges At:
Easton Hospital, PA
St. Luke’s Hospital, PA
Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg & Cedar Crest, PA
The Center for Specialized Surgery
Warren Hospital, NJ

On-Going Research, Studies, & Awards by Dr. Rohatgi
Scientific Papers Presented:
Implications of Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) Localization in Colon Cancer – A Clinico-Pathologic Prospective Study. American College of Surgeons, Clinical Congress, October 1997, Chicago, Illinois.

Incidence of Iliac Artery Aneurysm following the Tube Graft Repair of AAA. Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, February 1998.

Implication of Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) Localization in Colon Cancer – A Clinico-Pathologic Prospective Study. First World Congress Surgical Oncology, World Federation of Surgical Oncology Societies, March 1998, San Diego, California.

Presented and First-Place Winner for Resident Research Presentation at the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, November 1998, Reading, Pennsylvania.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma – An Unusual Mode of Spread. Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Scientific Meeting, February 1999, Tampa, Florida.

Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping in Breast Cancer: A Community Hospital Experience. American College of Surgeons, Clinical Congress, October 1999, San Francisco, California.

Ultrasound Localization of Non-Palpable Breast Lesions. American College of Surgeons, Clinical Congress, October 1999, San Francisco, California.

Awards:
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching – MCP/Hahnemann
Resident Laparascopic Award – SAGES

Ongoing Research:
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy – Lymphatic Mapping in Breast Cancer. Multi-Center Trail, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, Florida.

Phase III – Tamoxifen vs. Fareston Trial in Premenopausal Women. Multi-Center Trail, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Research Institute, Tampa, Florida.

Phase III – Tamoxifen vs. Fareston Trial in Postmenopausal Women with Breast Cancer. Multi-Center Trial, NAFTA Breast Cancer Trial.

Use of Ondansetron to Prevent Post-Op Nausea and Vomiting in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patients. Grant by Glaxo-Wellcome.

Incidence of Thrombosis in Tunnelled Long-Term IV Access: Internal Jugular vs. Subclavian Vein Approach.