Rakesh Chandra

Rakesh Chandra

Rakesh Chandra, PhD
Associate Professor, Northwestern Sinus & Allergy Center, Department of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA


Dr Chandra is an otolaryngologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Associate Professor at Northwestern Universitymiddot;s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago IL He has completed advanced fellowship training in revision sinus surgery and minimally invasive skull base surgery University of Pennsylvania Dr Chandra has received research awards for his work in these areas and has spoken as a guest lecturer at regional national and international meetings He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa Dr Chandramiddot;s bibliography includes over 50 peerreviewed manuscripts in medical and scientific journals He has written over a dozen book chapters in major medical texts Dr Chandra has served as Editor for the Otolaryngology Clinics of North America and is also EditorinChief of Nose News a quarterly publication that highlights patient advocacy practice management and academic affairs

Research Interest

Wound healing in the respiratory epithelium Epithelial barrier defenses and innate immunity Cytokine influence in the development of chronic rhinosinusitis Effects of corticosteroids upon cytokine profiles in chronic rhinosinusitis Technologic advances in the management of sino-nasal and skull base pathology.