Inderpal (Netu) Sarkaria, MD, FACS

Contact

Phone

412-623-3288

Fax

412-623-0329

Assistant

Karen Minor
412-623-3288

Address

Shadyside Medical Building, 5200 Centre Ave, Suite 715 Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Title(s)

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs
Director of Thoracic Robotic Surgery
Co-Director, UPMC Esophageal Surgery Institute
Department of Cardiothroacic Surgery

Education and Training

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1994
M.L.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1996    
M.D., UMDNJ–New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 1996-2000        
Assistant Surgeon PGY 1, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 7/1/00-6/30/01
Assistant Surgeon PGY 2, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 7/1/01-6/30/02
Assistant Surgeon PGY 3, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 7/1/04-6/30/05
Assistant Surgeon PGY 4, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 7/1/05-6/30/06
Assistant Surgeon PGY 5, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 7/1/06-6/30/07
Administrative Chief, Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell, New York, NY, 7/1/06-6/30/07
Resident in Thoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital- Cornell, New York, NY, 7/1/07-6/30/09
Rotating Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 7/1/08-6/30/09
Administrative Chief Thoracic Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 7/1/08-6/30-09
Resident in Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA, 10/1/08-11/30/08    
Fellow in Minimally Invasive Esophageal and Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA, 7/1/09-12/31/09

Professional Activities

Alpha Omega Alpha
Sigma Xi Honor Research Society
New York Academy if Sciences
American Association for Cancer Research
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Esophageal Surgery Club
General Thoracic Surgery Club
American College of Surgeons
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Alumni Society

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

Annals of Surgery, Co-Reviewer
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Reviewer
Diseases of the Esophagus, Reviewer
European Journal of Surgical Oncology, Reviewer
Innovations, Reviewer
Journal of Gastroenterology Surgery, Co-Reviewer
Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Reviewer
World Journal of Gastroenterology, Co-Reviewer
World Journal of Surgical Oncology, Reviewer

 

Research Interests

Development of advanced minimally invasive robotic approaches to thoracic surgery
Molecular characteristics of thoracic malignancies
Imaging techniques in patients with thoracic cancers            

 

Publications

Please click here to see Dr. Sarkaria's publications.