19615-Kubal, Chandrashekhar

Chandrashekhar A. Kubal, MD

Professor of Surgery

Phone 317-944-4370
UH 4601
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Shekhar Kubal is the Associate Chief of Transplant Surgery and the Chief of Section of Liver and Intestine Transplant Surgery. He continues to serve as Surgical Director of the Adult Liver and Living Donor Liver Transplant Programs at IU Health. Under Dr. Kubal’s leadership, this program has expanded the donor pool through surgical innovation and contributed to IU Health ranking #3 in the country for liver transplant volume in 2018?and starting a living donor liver transplant program in 2020. 

Dr. Kubal received his MD degree and residency training at Mumbai University in India. He completed a PhD in transplant research at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, after earning membership to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He joined the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he is now a?professor?of surgery, upon completion of his abdominal transplant surgery fellowship at IUSM in 2011.? 

His clinical interests include living donor liver transplantation and improving access and equity in transplantation. His research interests include ex vivo liver machine perfusion, liver ischemic reperfusion injury and kidney injury in liver transplantation and access to transplant.? 

Dr. Kubal has served as the Region 10 representative for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Liver Intestine Transplant Committee. He is also a member of the Indiana Donor Network advisory board and the past chair and member of education-scholarship and finance committees of the International Liver Transplantation Society, respectively.?He serves as an editorial board member of the transplant journal?Clinical Transplantation.? 

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Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Education
    2002 MS University of Mumbai
    1998 MBBS University of Mumbai

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