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Subhash Chandra, MBBS

Associate Professor


School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Gastroenterology Fellowship

Subhash Chandra, MBBS

Associate Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Medicine (Phoenix)


Associate Professor


  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Hemostatic spray powder TC-325 for endoscopic hemostasis, bridge, or definitive intervention. Vellanki M, Gapp J, Chandra S.
    91 (4), p. 956 2020
  • Digestive Diseases
    Diagnostic Yield of Colonoscopy in Young Adults with Lower Gastrointestinal Symptoms in a Multicenter Midwest Cohort.Lu R, Kassim T, Dave D, Klair JS, Ashfaq M, Chandra S, Murali AR. 2020
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
    Esophagogastric Junction Morphology on Hill's Classification Predicts Gastroesophageal Reflux with Good Accuracy and Consistency.Osman A, Albashir MM, Nandipati K, Walters RW, Chandra S. 2020
  • Diseases of Esophagus
    Immediate dilation in esophageal food impaction is safe and effective but performed infrequently: observations from a large Midwest US cohort.Kassim T, Gapp J, Walters RW, Reddymasu S, Chandra S.
    33 (1) 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Clip or Not to Clip After Endoscopic Mucosal Resection: A Matter of Operator Preference vs Polyp Characteristics.Buaisha H, Walters RW, Chandra S. 2020
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Biopsy forceps for diminutive colon polyp resection should not be used routinely.Rao SC, Chandra S.
    91 (1), p. 203 2020
  • Endoscopy
    Chandra S. Sphincterotomy alone appears sufficient for the treatment of bileleaks. doi: 10.1055/a-1008-9257. Epub 2019 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 31775171. 
    51(12), p. 1187 2019
  • Clinical Endoscopy
    Experience with Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia and Spastic Esophageal Motility Disorders at a Tertiary U.S. Center.Masadeh M, Nau P, Chandra S, Klair J, Keech J, Parekh K, Abiad RE, Gerke H. 2019
  • Endoscopy
    Klair JS, Ashat M, Johnson D, Arora S, Onteddu N, Machain Palacio JG, Samuel R, Bilal M, Buddam A, Gupta A, Gunderson A, Guturu P, Soota K, Chandra S, Murali  AR. Serrated polyp detection rate and advanced adenoma detection rate from a US multicenter cohort. doi: 10.1055/a-1031-5672. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31739370.  2019
  • Digestive Diseases
    Comparison of Biliary Stent versus Biliary Sphincterotomy Alone in the Treatment of Bile Leak.Chandra S, Murali AR, Masadeh M, Silverman WB, Johlin FC.
    38 (1), p. 32-37 2019
  • ACG Case Reports Journal
    Klair JS, Chandra S, Johlin FC. Melanosis Coli due to Rhubarb Supplementation.
    6 (5) 2019
  • Stat Pearls
    Gapp J, Chandra S. Pancreatic Ascites. 2019 Mar 3. StatPearls [Internet].Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019 Jan-. Available from PMID: 29939628. 2019
  • Stat Pearls
    Gapp J, Chandra S. Acute Pancreatitis. 2019 Feb 28. StatPearls [Internet].Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019 Jan-. Available from PMID: 29494075. 2019
  • Neurogastroenterol Motility
    Abdussalam A, Chandra S. Anorectal manometry- Should it be performed in a seated position?
    31:e13485 2019
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
    Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography-Obtained Bile Culture Can Guide Antibiotic Therapy in Acute Cholangitis 
    37, p. 155-60 2019
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
    Evaluation of Biliary Bacterial Resistance in Patients with Frequent Biliary Instrumentation, One Size Does Not Fit All 
    63;12, p. 3474-79 2018
  • Case reports in gastrointestinal medicine
    Kassim T, Hermes JM, Abdussalam A, Aly A, Chandra S. Fenofibrate: ANonlithogenic Means of Recurrent Drug-Induced Pancreatitis. 2018:4580860. doi: 10.1155/2018/4580860. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30271638; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6151234. 2018
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hematopathology
    Endoscopic Cyanoacrylate Glue Injection in Management of Gastric Variceal Bleeding; US Tertiary Care Center Experience
    8;2, p. 181-187 2018
  • Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases
    Pennington KM, Kennedy CC, Chandra S, Lauzardo M, Brito MO, Griffith DE et al. Management and diagnosis of tuberculosis in solid organ transplant candidates and recipients: Expert survey and updated review. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. 2018 May 1;11:37-46. 
    11, p. 37-46 2018
  • Digestive Endoscopy
    Chandra S, Holm AN, Schulze KS. Endoscopic grading of myochosis and its association with colonic obstructive symptoms 
    30, p. 118-119 2017
  • Journal of Community Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Perspectives
    The Beside Index for Severity in Acute Pancreatitis; a Systematic Review of Prospective Studies to Determine Predictive Performance
    7;4, p. 208-13 2017
  • Transplantation
    Murali AR, Chandra S, Stewart Z, Blazar BR, Farooq U, Ince MN, Dunkelberg J. Graft Versus Host Disease After Liver Transplantation in Adults: A Case series, Review of Literature, and an Approach to Management. 
    100 (12), p. 2661-70 2016
  • Lung India
    Significance of viral infections detected by reverse-transcriptase - multiplex PCR on hospital-related outcomes in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.Mohan A, Uniyal A, Chandra S, Ozukum MC, Gaur B, Broor S, Upadhyaya K, Ali A, Upadhyaya A, Guleria R.
    32 (6), p. 667-8 2015
  • Journal of Community Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Perspectives
    Performance of severity of illness classification for Clostridium difficile infection to predict need-for-colectomy or inpatient death.Khan A, Elashery A, Kapadia S, Chandra S
    4 2014
  • Ann Am Thorac Soc
    Findings from the implementation of a validated readmission predictive tool in the discharge workflow of a medical intensive care unit.Ofoma UR, Chandra S, Kashyap R, Herasevich V, Ahmed A, Gajic O, Pickering BW, Farmer CJ.
    11 (5), p. 737-43 2014
  • Journal of Community Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Perspectives
    Chandra S, Finn S, Obah E. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura in ulcerative colitis: a case report and systematic review. 
    4 2014
  • Journal of Community Hospital Medicine Internal Medicine Perspectives
    A case of ulcerative colitis presenting as pyoderma gangrenosum and lung nodule.Li X, Chandra S.
    4 2014


  • Gastroenterology
    Distal mean nocturnal basal impedance as a differentiator for functional heartburn and esophageal hypersensitivity. Sirish Rao, Kalyana Nandipati, Ryan W Walters, Subhash Chandra
    158 (6), p. S-1068-S-1069 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Relationship between ileocecal resection and postoperative clostridioides difficile infection. Jahnavi Koppala, Sarah Aurit, Devi MukkaiKrishnamurty, Subhash Chandra
    158 (6), p. S-979 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Water filled rectal balloon versus a rectal probe in left lateral position to assess for anorectal dyssynergia in functional constipation. Meghana Vellanki . Jahnavi Koppala, Ryan W. Walters. Subhash Chandra
    158(6), p. S-386-S-387 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Establishing an optimal cut-off for distal mean nocturnal baseline impedance for abnormal acid exposure time. Sirish Rao, Kalyana Nandipati, Ryan W Walters, Subhash Chandra
    158 (6), p. s-1069 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Bowel anastomosis is associated with increased the risk of post-operative clostridioides difficile infection in patients undergoing colorectal resection. Jahnavi Koppala, Sarah Aurit, Devi MukkaiKrishnamurty, Subhash Chandra
    158 (6), p. s-977 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Racial disparity in chronic hepatitis c treatment success with direct-acting antiviral agents. Jahnavi Koppala, Mobashshir Alam, Ryan W Walters, Sirish Rao, Elliott Baker, Subhash Chandra, Sandeep Mukherjee
    158 (6), p. s-494 2020
  • Gastroenterology
    Direct-acting antiviral agents for infection with hepatitis c virus genotype 1-6 in an ambulatory setting among gastroenterology, infectious disease, and primary care clinics. Jahnavi Koppala, Mobashshir Alam, Sirish Rao, Meghana Vellanki, Ryan W Walters, Elliott Baker, Subhash Chandra, Haitam M Buaisha, Sandeep Mukherjee
    158 (6), p. s-878 2020
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Sheath Rinsing: A Technique for Improved Cellular Yield in Biliary Brushing Cytology
    85;5, p. AB633 2017


  • Diagnostic yield of colonscopy in young adults with lower gastrointestinal symptoms in a multicenter midwest cohort. Chandra, S., Abdussalam, A. ACG 2019, San Antonio, TX. 2019
  • Prevalence and predictors of adenomas in young adults undergoing diagnostic colonoscopy in a Multicenter Midwest US cohort. Lu R, Dave D, Klair J, Kassim T, Asfaq M, Chandra S, Murali A. ACG 2019, San Antonio, TX. 2019
  • Frequency of Manometery and Esophagram Abnormalities in Jackhammer Esophagus. Elger B, Abdussalam A, Gorantla R, Nandipati K, Stavas J, Chandra S. 2019 ANMS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. 2019
  • Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis With Energy Drinks Consumption; Rare But Definite Association. Al-Tamimi, A., Kassim, T., Chandra, S. American College of Gastroenterology National Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 2018
  • Esophageal Dysphagia Management in 2017. Department of Medicine grand rounds. 2017


  • AOA
    Alfa Omega Alfa Medical Honor society