Anjay Khandelwal, MD, General Surgery, Cleveland, OH

AnjayKumarKhandelwalMDFACS, FICS

General Surgery Cleveland, OH

Burn, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Director, Burn Center, MetroHealth Medical Center; Co-Director, Institute of Burn Ethics; Assistant Professor of Surgery and Bioethics, Case Western University School of Medicine

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  • I am Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and Fellowship-trained in Burns/Burn Reconstruction at the nation's premier burn center.

    I maintain expertise in Acute Burns/Burn Reconstruction (adult and pediatrics), Surgical Critical Care, Complex Wound Management and Trauma.

    I am actively involved in burn research, education and outreach with a special emphasis on international outreach/education - especially with improving burn care in India.

    I serve as a faculty member at MetroHealth Medical Center - one of the nation's top trauma/burn centers in outcomes and volume. In addition, I have a dual-academic appointment in the Departments of Surgery and Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University.

    In addition, I am the Co-Director of the Institute of Burn Ethics at MetroHealth.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Washington
    University of WashingtonFellowship, Burn Fellowship, 2006 - 2007
  • Conemaugh Valley Memorial HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2006
  • Penn State University
    Penn State UniversityInternship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 2000 - 2001
  • Sri Devaraj URS Medical College
    Sri Devaraj URS Medical CollegeClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • AR State Medical License
    AR State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2007 - 2010
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2006 - 2007
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2000 - 2006
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Snakebites treated at a regional burn center  
    Yu, G., Helmer S., Khandelwal, A, Kansas Medical Journal

Press Mentions

  • Anjay Khandelwal, MD, a General Surgeon with Akron Children’s Hospital Burn Center
    Anjay Khandelwal, MD, a General Surgeon with Akron Children’s Hospital Burn CenterJanuary 10, 2021 03:37
  • Mom Horrified After Pacifier Clip 'Burns' Toddler: Carl Monday Investigates
    Mom Horrified After Pacifier Clip 'Burns' Toddler: Carl Monday InvestigatesSeptember 27, 2017 10:50
  • Pacifier Causes Second-Degree Burns, Sends Screaming Toddler to Hospital
    Pacifier Causes Second-Degree Burns, Sends Screaming Toddler to HospitalSeptember 27, 2017 10:50


  • Member, ABA Ad-hoc Technology Committee 2012 - Present
  • Chair, Course Co-Director, Member, ABA Education Committee 2012 - Present
  • National Faculty, ABLS Instructor 2008 - Present
  • Team Leader, Member, ABA International Outreach Committee 2010 - 2014
  • Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Urdu