Prakash K. Pandalai, MD

4.82 out of 5

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About

Dr. Prakash K. Pandalai is a surgical oncologist at UK HealthCare who received his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. Before becoming a surgical oncologist, he was a general surgeon in both the hospital environment and in the armed forces.

Additionally, Dr. Pandalai has worked with the National Cancer Institute, where he conducted research as the principal, associate and lead investigator. His professional interests include topics pertaining to surgical oncology, such as outcomes and eliminating disparities, as well as the decision and cost analysis associated with surgical oncology and the economics of a multidisciplinary surgical oncology practice.

Dr. Pandalai has been published 31 times. His work has appeared in books, presentations and scientific journals, including the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Personal Statement

I believe that our patients put an enormous amount of faith and trust in our skills, knowledge, judgment and ultimately our caring and compassion. It is an honor and privilege to participate in their lives and share their journey.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
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Training & Education

Degree

Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Michigan
Doctorate of Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

Residency

General Surgery, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Fellowship

Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
SurSurgical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute – Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor
Advanced Trauma Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support

Insurance Information

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Patient Stories

Ratings & Reviews

4.82 out of 5
19 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Wonderful doctor.

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    I often recommend Dr Pandalai to others battling pancreatic cancer. His concern for my care and his patience with my questions make him a remarkable physician and surgeon.

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    Excellent experience.

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    Did a very good on explain it, and show you what going on.

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    I will recommend him to anyone who asks, for sure.
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      Good
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      Very pleased
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      Love this doctor
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      The doctor, nurse and student were all extremely helpful, showed concern, listened and explained. Wonderful experience considering
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      Very impressed with his knowledge and explanation of the MRI results.
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      Excellent service.
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      All good
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      *Dr. Pandalai saw me in a moments notice. He was very detailed w/his plan and next steps. He has an excellent bedside manner!! I am very lucky to have him on my care team!
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      I was not provided with any options.
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      Excellent attention.
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      Dr Pandalai was very nice and friendly. He made me feel at ease. The Dr explained everything to me. He told me why he would not do what I wanted. I trust him with my surgery.
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      Great
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      Truly amazing. I was so amazed.
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      DR Pandalai is wonderfull