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Chandrashekhar A. Kubal, MD, PhD

IU Health

Transplant Surgery

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Biography

Dr. Shekhar Kubal’s area of clinical practice is adult and pediatric liver and intestine/multivisceral transplantation. He is the Chief of Liver & Intestine Transplant Section and Associate Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery Division. He also serves as the surgical director of the IU Health adult and living donor liver transplant program. Under Dr. Kubal’s leadership, this program has expanded the donor pool through surgical innovation and consistently ranks in the top 10 in the country for liver transplant volume. IU Health ranked No. 3 for liver transplant volume in 2018.

His clinical interests include living donor liver transplantation, and improving access to liver transplantation. His research interests include fatty liver disease, ischemic reperfusion injury in liver transplantation and liver regeneration.

Dr. Kubal is a professor of surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine. He 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. Dr. Kubal began his abdominal transplant surgery fellowship at IU School of Medicine in 2008 and subsequently joined the faculty.

He has served as the Region 10 representative for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) Liver Intestine Transplant Committee. He also is a member of the Indiana Donor Network advisory board.

Insurance

Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
Cigna
Community Health Alliance
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
Community Health System
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
MultiPlan/PHCS
NaphCare
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Sagamore
Select Health Network
SIHO
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United HMO
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Locations
Specialties & Details

Specialties:

Transplant Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Adult & Pediatric Liver Transplantation, Adult & Pediatric Intestine/Multivisceral Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Transplant, Intestine Transplant, Multivisceral Transplant

Education

Doctorate:

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

School of Medicine:

Mumbai University, India

Internship:

Mumbai University, India

Fellowship:

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Methodist/IU Health University

Physician Group:

IU Health Physicians

Research

Research Publications
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