Rishi Jindal, MD

Integrated Resident- R6
Rishi Jindal - headshot

Contact

412-383-8082
Fax: 412-383-8986

3550 Terrace Street

Scaife Hall, Suite 668

Pittsburgh, PA 15261, 

Biography

Dr. Jindal completed his undergraduate degree in Economics at Pomona College in Claremont, CA, in 2004. He then made the cross-country move to the University of Pittsburgh where he finished medical school in 2008. He served as a research fellow in the Composite Tissue Allotransplantation lab under the guidance of Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee from 2008-2010. Following that, he earned a position as an Integrated Resident in Plastic Surgery at UPMC, where he continues to work today with an anticipated graduation date of June 2016.

Awards

  • Senior Service Award, Pomona College, 2004
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Paper, 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2009
  • 2nd Place Basic Science Paper, 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2009
  • Best Overall Paper, 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2009
  • Best Basic Science Paper, 7th Annual Resident Research Day of UPMC Plastic Surgery, 2010
  • Best Resident/Fellow Abstract, American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation 2nd Biennial Meeting, 2010

Publications

1.     Jindal R, Chong TW, Valerio IL, Gimbel ML, De La Cruz C. Alleviation of Venous Congestion in Muscle-Sparing Free TRAMs with a Temporary Angiocatheter.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  2010; 126(1): 29e-31e.

2.     Sucher R, Oberhuber R, Margreiter C, Rumberg G, Jindal R, Lee WP, Margreiter R, Pratschke J, Schneeberger S, Brandacher G.  Orthotopic hind-limb transplantation in rats.  Journal of Visualized Experiments.  2010; (41): pii: 2022.

3.     Jindal R, Unadkat JV, Zhang D, Ng T, Wang Y, Pulikkottil BJ, Zanoun R, Sucher R, Weinstock M, Gorantla VS, Lee WPA, Zheng XX. A Unique Tolerizing Model with IL-2/Fc in Composite Tissue Allotransplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2010; 10(s4): 560.

4.    Sucher R, Oberhuber R, Rumberg G, Hautz T, Zelger B, Glodny B, Jindal R, Pulikkottil B, Gorantla VS, Brandacher G, Margreiter R, Lee WPA, Schneeberger S.  A Rapid Vascular Anastomosis Technique for Hind-Limb Transplantation in Rats.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  2010; 126(3): 869-74.

5.     Jindal R, Sucher R, Wang Y, Zhang D, Unadkat JV, Pulikkottil BJ, Zanoun R, Brandacher G, Zheng, XX, Lee WPA, Gorantla VS. CD200 Immunomodulation Increases Tregs and Prolongs CTA Survival.  American Journal of Transplantation.  2010; 10(s2): 22.

6.     Jindal R, Unadkat JV, Zhang D, Ng T, Wang Y, Pulikkottil BJ, Zanoun R, Sucher R, Afrooz PN, Lee WPA, Zheng XX.  A Novel Strategy and Unique Model for Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Tolerance.  American Journal of Transplantation.  2010; 10(s2): 22.