Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Senior Vice President, Strategic Business Development

Specialties
Surgery
Surgery - Bariatric

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Office Locations

Philadelphia
211 S. 9th Street
Suite 402
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-0020
Fax: (215) 503-7577

Medical Services

Years in Practice

5

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Personal Statement

My care philosophy is to work directly with my patients, to deliver the outcomes that they desire, and within this, be honest, approachable, engaging and committed to their entire care journey. I am truly thrilled to see my patients go through the process of our bariatric program, and to hear about their successes to lead healthier, longer and better lives. It is truly a privilege to have a job which enables me to have such a direct impact on individuals, and their families.

Education

  • Royal Free & University College London Medical School, Medical School

Recent Publications

A Proficiency Based Stepwise Endovascular Curricular Training (PROSPECT) Program Enhances Operative Performance in Real Life: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Surgical Performance: A Pathway to Excellence

Competency-Based Medical Education and Assessment of Training: Review of Selected National Obstetrics and Gynaecology Curricula

Development of an evidence-based training program for laparoscopic hysterectomy on a virtual reality simulator

Simulation Research in Gastrointestinal and Urologic Care—Challenges and Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Workshop

Simulation Research in Gastrointestinal and Urologic Care—Challenges and Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Workshop

Laparoscopic Wedge Resection of Gastrojejunostomy for Weight Recidivism after Gastric Bypass

Measuring intra-operative decision-making during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: validity evidence for a novel interactive Web-based assessment tool

Laparoscopic Transgastric Resection of a Gastric Submucosal Tumor near Esophagogastric Junction with Concomitant Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Video Case Report

The Performance Gap for Residents in Transfer of Intracorporeal Suturing Skills From Box Trainer to Operating Room

Simulation-trained junior residents perform better than general surgeons on advanced laparoscopic cases

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University

A Virtual Reality Training Curriculum for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

Systematic review of e-learning for surgical training

Diabetic ketoacidosis following bariatric surgery in patients with type 2 diabetes

Does resident involvement equate with development of independent surgical practitioners?

Comparative Outcomes of Resident vs Attending Performed Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Objective assessment of robotic surgical skill using instrument contact vibrations

Assessment of central venous catheterization in a simulated model using a motion-tracking device: An experimental validation study

Using simulation to address continuity of care in general surgery resident education