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Vinod Balachandran, MD, General Surgery, New York, NY, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

VinodBalachandranMDFACS

General Surgery New York, NY

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

Assistant Attending Surgeon

Overview of Dr. Balachandran

I am a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating people with both benign and cancerous diseases of the pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder, and liver.

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Surgical Oncology, 2013 - 2015
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2006 - 2013
  • Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center School of MedicineClass of 2006

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Quantitative Imaging Features of Pretreatment CT Predict Volumetric Response to Chemotherapy in Patients with Colorectal Liver Metastases  
    Andrea Cercek, William R Jarnagin, Jinru Shia, Peter J Allen, Kenneth P Seastedt, Nancy E Kemeny, Ronald P DeMatteo, Vinod P Balachandran, T Peter Kingham, European Radiology

Press Mentions

  • ILC2s Sensitise Pancreatic Tumours to PD-1 Checkpoint Inhibitors in Mice
    ILC2s Sensitise Pancreatic Tumours to PD-1 Checkpoint Inhibitors in MiceFebruary 25th, 2020
  • Researchers Develop Mathematical Prediction Model for Immunotherapy Success
    Researchers Develop Mathematical Prediction Model for Immunotherapy SuccessNovember 13th, 2017
  • What Is Pancreatic Cancer? Symptoms, Detection, Treatment and More
    What Is Pancreatic Cancer? Symptoms, Detection, Treatment and MoreNovember 12th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Stand Up to Cancer Convergence AwardStand Up to Cancer Pancreas Cancer CollectivePresent
  • Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator AwardDamon Runyon FoundationPresent
  • U01 Biden Cancer Moonshot AwardNational Cancer InstitutePresent
  • NIH/K12 Paul Calabresi Career Development AwardNational Institutes of HealthPresent

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi

Hospital Affiliations