Skip to main content
Sabha Ganai, MD, General Surgery, Fargo, ND, Sanford Medical Center Fargo

SabhaGanaiMDPhD, MPH, FACS, FSSO

General Surgery Fargo, ND

Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreas, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board-certified Surgical Oncologist; Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Ganai is on Doximity

As a Doximity member you'll join over two million verified healthcare professionals in a private, secure network.

  • Connect with other colleagues in the same hospital or clinic
  • Search all U.S. specialist profiles and refer a patient
  • Read the latest clinical news and earn CME/CEU credits

See Dr. Ganai's full profile

Already have an account?

Summary

  • Dr. Sabha Ganai, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS is a GI surgical oncologist at the Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo, North Dakota. She is an Associate Professor of Surgery at University of North Dakota School of Medicine. She has expertise in rural health disparities and surgical ethics.


    Dr. Ganai received her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC in 2001 and has been in practice for 8 years. She is board-certified in both complex general surgical oncology and general surgery. She specializes in gastrointestinal oncology, pancreas surgery and is experienced in HIPEC and minimally-invasive robotic surgery. She has additional expertise in Endocrine Surgery, Adrenal disorders, Biliary tract disease, Esophageal cancer, Gastric cancer, Pancreatic disease, and Liver disorders.
  • Cancer Surgeon | Sabha Ganai, MD, PhD, MPH, FACS | Fargo

    Dr. Sabha Ganai is a board-certified surgical oncologist with expertise in the management of peritoneal carcinomatosis and gastrointestinal tumors.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Senior Fellow, MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics, 2019 - 2020
  • Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public HealthMPH, Epidemiology, 2015 - 2017
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Abdominal Transplant Surgery, 2012 - 2013
  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Complex General Surgical Oncology, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterFellowship, General Internal Medicine and Clinical Medical Ethics, 2011 - 2012
  • UMMS-Baystate
    UMMS-BaystateResidency, Surgery, 2001 - 2010
  • University of Massachusetts
    University of MassachusettsPh.D, Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2003 - 2007
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine
    University of Southern California School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • University of Southern California
    University of Southern CaliforniaB.S, Biomedical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • ND State Medical License
    ND State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2010 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Award Alpha Omega Alpha Eta Chapter, 2018
  • White Coat Ceremony Speaker Southern Illinois University, 2018
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2017
  • Join now to see all

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

  • Join now to see all

Abstracts/Posters

  • Targeting Bacteriolytic Therapy of Solid Tumors Using Salmonella typhimurium.
    Ganai S, Arenas RB, Bentley B, Forbes NS, Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2007; 14(S2): S71
  • Virtual Reality and Computer-Enhanced Skills Training Devices are Equally Effective in Building Complex Surgical Skills in Novices.
    Kanumuri P, Ganai S, Wohaibi EM, Bush RW, Grow DR, Seymour NE, Proceedings of Surgical Education Week,
  • Performance of Intraoperative Axillary Sentinel Lymph Node Touch Prep Evaluation: Effect of Surgical Submission of “Suspicious” Sentinel Lymph Nodes.
    Meyer J, Mason H, Ganai S, Hornish A, Crisi GM, Goulart RA, Modern Pathology, 2008; 21(S1): 46A
  • Join now to see all

Lectures

  • Molecular Biology and the General Surgeon. 
    Surgical Grand Rounds, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Clinical Management of Breast Cancer. 
    Breast Cancer Research Group, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Targeting Bacteriolytic Therapy of Solid Tumors. 
    Breast Cancer Research Group, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Join now to see all

Other

Authored Content

  • Innovation and Pushing the Limits of Practice at Digestive Disease WeekJune 2021
  • Quasi-Normative Error6/5/2017
  • Breast Cancer Boot Camp, or Why Do Clinical Trials Take So Much Effort?11/3/2016

Press Mentions

  • Role of Neoadjuvant Therapy for Resectable and Borderline-Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
    Role of Neoadjuvant Therapy for Resectable and Borderline-Resectable Pancreatic CancerJune 12th, 2019
  • Timing of Therapies for Patients with Resectable Hepatic Colorectal Metastases
    Timing of Therapies for Patients with Resectable Hepatic Colorectal MetastasesApril 22nd, 2015
  • SIU Med School Pledges 80% by 2018
    SIU Med School Pledges 80% by 2018June 3rd, 2015
  • Join now to see all

Grant Support

  • 2015 SSAT Health Care Disparities Research AwardSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract2015–2017

Committees

  • Member, Commission on Cancer, Advocacy Committee 2020 - Present
  • Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board, Society of Surgical Oncology 2019 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Consortium for Surgical Ethics 2018 - Present
  • Member, Communications Committee, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2019 - 2020
  • Chair, Association for Academic Surgery, Ethics Committee 2016 - 2019
  • Chair, Society for Surgical Oncology, Website and Social Media Committee 2016 - 2018
  • Member, ASCO Ethics Committee 2015 - 2018
  • Chair, St. John's Hospital Cancer Committee 2014 - 2018
  • Member, Americas HepatoPancreatobiliary Association, Program Committee 2014 - 2016
  • Vice-Chair, Society for Surgical Oncology, Technology and Communications Committee 2014 - 2016
  • Editorial Board, ASCO Connection 2013 - 2019
  • Member, ASCO Integrated Media and Technology Committee 2013 - 2015
  • Member, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Resident Education Committee 2011 - 2019
  • Member, ASCO University Fellows Advisory Group 2010 - 2013

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations