Education & Training
Clinical Fellowship University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Research Fellowship Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, NY
Residency Montefiore Medical Center, North Division Bronx, NY
Internship North Shore Long Island Health System, Long Island, NY
Medical School Manipal College of Medical Science, Nepal

Biography

Dr Sushil Pandey, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Dr.Sushil Pandey, MD is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon and is an expert in the surgical treatment of diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract. Dr Pandey also specializes in minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery for colon, rectal and anal problems.
Dr Pandey has worked with internationally renowned pioneer in minimally invasive surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Milsom at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, NY. After finishing his fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at nationally renowned University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Pandey moved to Arizona to practice in field of colon and rectal surgery. He continues to practice surgery and learn and master new cutting-edge technology in order to provide better care to his patients.

Dr. Pandey believes in educating his patients. He personally, is very involved in taking care of his patients, teaching them and making sure his patients get the best treatment. Apart from surgery, Dr. Pandey has trained numerous colorectal surgeons and general surgeon nationally in area of robotic colorectal rectal surgery. Dr Pandey has presented his work nationally and internationally in various renowned conference and has been published in various renowned journal including American College of Surgeons and Disease of Colon and Rectum.

Outside work, Dr Pandey enjoys taking his three amazing children to their different activities, enjoys their recitals and enjoys learning their different personalities.

Dr. Pandey is a member of several surgical associations including the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

Dr Pandey has been named one of Phoenix’s Top Docs by Phoenix Magazine

Publications

1. Long-term complications of hand-assisted versus laparoscopic colectomy.
Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jan; 208(1):62-6. Epub 2008 Oct 31.
Sonoda T, Pandey S, Trencheva K, Lee S, Milsom J.
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York.

2. Long-Term Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Curative Laparoscopic Surgery for Mid and Low Rectal Cancer
Milsom, Jeffrey W. M.D.; de Oliveira, Olival Jr M.D.; Trencheva, Koiana I. B.S.N.; Pandey, Sushil M.D.; Lee, Sang W. M.D.; Sonoda, Toyooki M.D.
Diseases of the Colon & Rectum: July 2009 – Volume 52 – Issue 7 – pp 1215-1222

3. Minimally invasive pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis: is there a benefit in staging? Pandey S, Luther G, Umanskiy K, Malhotra G, Rubin MA, Hurst RD, Fichera A. Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Mar;54(3):306-10.

4. The Impact of Documentation Training on Performance Reporting. Terrence Loftus , Hadi Najafian , Sushil R. Pandey , Paravasthu Ramanujam . July 10, 2015. Cerus

Presentations (Oral, Video and Poster)
1. A Technique of Identifying the Rectal Stump in Patients with Hartmann Pouch Before Closure by Tattooing with India Ink (SPOT)
Sushil Pandey, MD, Hadi Najafian, DO FACS FASCRS, Pedram Motamedi, Paravasthu Ramanujam, MD FACS. West Valley Colon & Rectal Surgery Center
Poster presentation: SAGES annual meeting, March, 2012

2. Synthetic Bioabsorbable Tissue Reinforcement Material in Ostomy Closure
Paravasthu S. Ramanujam, MD, Hadi Najafian, DO, Sushil Pandey, MD West Valley Colon & Rectal Surgery Center, Sun City, Arizona
Poster presentation: SAGES annual meeting, March, 2012

3. Outcome of the patients undergoing two Vs three stage surgical procedure for management of Ulcerative colitis
S. Pandey, MD, K. Umanskiy, MD, R. Hurst, MD, A. Fichera, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Poster presentation: Annual Meeting of ASCRS on May , 2010 , Minneapolis, MN


4. Long-Term Survival of Low rectal cancer
O. Oliveira , S. Pandey, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. Milsom
Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Oral presentation: Annual Meeting of American College of Colon and Rectum Surgeons on June, 2008, Boston, MA

5. Simultaneous comparison of High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) Video laparoscopy during Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision (LTME) of a Low Rectal Cancer
S. Stein, S. Pandey, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. Milsom
Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Video presentation: Annual Meeting of ASCRS, June, 2008, Boston, MA

6. Long term outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for rectal cancer.
O. Oliveira, S. Pandey; T. Sonoda; S. Lee; J. Milsom.
Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Poster presentation: New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, March, 2008

7. Consequences of not closing the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right colectomy
J. Cabot, D. Feingold, S. Pandey, J. Milsom, R. Whelan NYPH, NY
Poster presentation: New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, March, 2008

8. Combined Laparoscopic-CO2 Colonoscopic Complex Polyp Resection to avoid Bowel Resection
V. Moon.1; S. Stein; T. Sonoda.1; S. Lee. W.1; J. Yoo.2 S. Pandey 1; J. Milsom 1
Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, LA
Poster presentation: New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, March, 2008

9. Reoperative Laparoscopic Surgery for Small Bowel Intussusception/Obstruction in an Adult
S. Pandey, S. Stein, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. Milsom Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Video presentation: American College of Surgeons (ACS), New Orleans, Oct 2007

10. Long-term complications of hand assisted & standard laparoscopic surgery for diseases of the colon and rectum
S. Pandey, S. Stein, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. MilsomWeill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Oral presentation: American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, Oct 2007

11. Outcomes of Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision (LTME) for Rectal Cancer
S. Pandey, S. Stein, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. Milsom Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Oral presentation: New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, March, 2007

12. Simultaneous Video Laparoscopy and Colonoscopic polypectomy for colorectal polyp
S. Pandey, S. Stein, T. Sonoda, S. Lee, J. Milsom Weill Cornell Medical College, NYPH, NY
Poster presentation: New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, March, 2007