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Prakash K. Pandalai, MD

Prakash K. Pandalai, MD
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  • Surgical Oncology
This provider offers TeleCare
  • Conditions treated

    Gastric cancers,  Hepatobiliary malignancies,  Pancreatic diseases ,  Peritoneal surface malignancies ,  Soft-tissue sarcomas
  • 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

    Assistant Professor of Surgery


    Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Michigan

    Doctorate of Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio


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


    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

  • Research

    Cancer Center Member


    • Translational Oncology
  • Locations

    Markey Cancer Center

    UK Markey Cancer Center
    UK Markey Cancer Center
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington, KY 40536

    A parking lot for Markey Cancer Center patients is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

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