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Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 2009

Chandrakanth Are, MBBS FRCS FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Soc of Surg Oncol
  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Assoc
  • Soc of Univ Surg
  • Soc of Am Gast End Surgs
  • Amer Surg Assn

Additional Information

Gender

Male

Type of Practice

Full-time Academic

General Surgery

986880 Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE 68198

United States

Contact Information

Biography

Chandra Are is a Surgical Oncologist and holds the title of Jerald L and Carolynn J Varner Professor of Surgical Oncology and Global Health. He is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education for the College of Medicine and Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Are has lived, trained and worked in various health care systems across the world. Dr. Are obtained his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. Dr. Are completed his general surgery residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore and fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. More recently, Dr. Are obtained his Executive MBA degree from University of Omaha. Dr. Are’s clinical area of expertise focuses on hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. His interests extend across a wide spectrum from education, research, simulation and global health He is the recipient of multiple awards including induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society from The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award (OTICA) from the University of Nebraska and the Most Valuable Program (MVP) Director award. Dr. Are is extensively involved in research with multiple publications and presentations. He initiated and serves as the Director of two Research Collaborative and is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal, Graduate Medical Education Research Journal (GMERJ). Dr. Are has been integrally involved in the surgical global outreach efforts of the Society of Surgical Oncology and serves as the Chair of the International Outreach Committee and Founding Director of The Global Forum of Cancer Surgeons. Dr. Are has also been appointed as the Lead Commissioner for The Lancet Oncology Commission on Global Cancer Surgery- Part II. Through these efforts, he plays a vital role on the global stage to address disparities in surgical care for cancer patients.

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas Disor/Proc

  • bile duct malignancies
  • bile duct surgery
  • biliary tract disease
  • cholecystectomy
  • gallbladder cancer
  • hepatic artery infusion pumps
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • liver biopsy
  • liver surgery
  • liver/hepatic disease
  • pancreatic cancer
  • pancreatic cysts
  • pancreatitis

Minimal Access Surgery

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Surgical Oncology (Cancer/Tumors)

  • adrenal tumors
  • colon/rectal cancer
  • esophagus cancer/tumors
  • gastrointestinal cancer/tumors
  • pancreatic cancer/tumors
  • thyroid cancer/nodules

Hospital Appointments

Univ Neb Med Ctr

Omaha, NE

Attending

05/2007—Present

Academic Appointments

University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Omaha, NE

Professor

05/2007—Present