Rajiv Chandawarkar

Rajiv Chandawarkar, MBBS

  • Plastic Surgery

Appointments: (614) 293-8566

About Me

As a plastic surgeon, I provide microsurgical solutions for patients with a variety of complex defects, as well as a fair amount of cosmetic surgery. As the director of Ohio State’s Limb Preservation Program, I work to prevent amputations in patients who have severe wounds on their extremities. I also perform cancer reconstruction surgery for patients with breast cancer, head and neck cancer and cancer in their limbs.

I don’t see myself as just a service provider. My goal is to make sure that I connect with my patients on a deeper level while providing their healthcare needs.

The most rewarding part about my job is that I am able to make a difference in people’s lives. With all of the rules, regulations and paperwork that come with being a physician, it’s the opportunity to connect with my patients that makes me want to get up each morning and come to work.

Highlights

  • Member of the Association of Academic Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Research Council, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Received the NEOUCOM Department of Surgery Research Award, 1999
  • Received the John P. Minton Oncology Award, American College of Surgeons, 2000
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery, Plastic
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Microsurgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Burns
  • Cosmetic Techniques
  • Breast Implants
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Lipectomy

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and training

Medical Degree

M.B.B.S
Bombay University Medical School
1/18/1988

Residencies

General Surgery
Tata Memorial Hospital
7/1/1988 - 6/30/1992

General Surgery
Akron General Medical Center
7/1/1997 - 6/30/2000

Plastic Surgery
Summa Health Care System
7/1/2000 - 6/30/2002

Surgery
Seth G.S. Medical College and Kem Hospital
7/1/1985 - 6/30/1988

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My background

Fellowships

Surgical Oncology
Tata Memorial Hospital
7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993

Reconstructive Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center
7/1/2002 - 6/30/2003

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
11/13/2004

My Department

Plastic Surgery

My Division

Plastic Surgery

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/28/2017, Dr. Chandawarkar has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.