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Rakesh K. Chandra MMHC, MD

Professor of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery, Chief of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery, Endowed Directorship for Leadership and Education, and Fellowship Program Director, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
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  • 327 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Rhinitis
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    Adult Sinusitis
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    Allergy / Immunology
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    CSF Leak Repair
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    Nose and Sinus Conditions
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    Otolaryngology Surgery
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    Skull Base Surgery

Locations (2)


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Maryland, 1997
  • Residency - Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2002
  • Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • Management in Health Care - Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, 2018

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology, 2003

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Chandra is superb; in fact, because of his excellent service provided, my wife and I elected to use Vanderbilt for our youngest daughter's upcoming surgery.
April 15, 2021
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My experience was a very good one.
April 10, 2021
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I was well informed about my treatment options and my wishes were considered as well.
April 6, 2021
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very professional and nice
March 31, 2021
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We love *Dr. Chandra - he cares for our whole family as we all have sinus issues. He is very personable and excellent clinician. I have recommended him to several friends - he's that good!
March 30, 2021
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never had a bad experience here.
March 25, 2021
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Dr Chandra is an excellent doctor. I have every confidence in his treatment of my disease. The procedure that has to be done in the office can be very painful at times, but Dr Chandra is as gentle as can be and is always making sure I'm as comfortable as I can be. Dr Chandra treats me like a person not a medical case, it is very reassuring to have such a wonderful doctor.
March 23, 2021
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Dr Chandra has done more to improve my chronic sinus problems than any doctor I have ever seen. And he's personable and easy to talk to.
March 21, 2021
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Dr. Chandra and his entire staff is wonderful. Dr. Chandra's skill is unsurpassed.
March 18, 2021
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