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Venita Chandra

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Department of Surgery 300 Pasteur Dr H3591 MC 5641 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 497-8000 Fax (650) 497-8001
  • Academic Offices
    Vascular Surgery Clinic
    Tel Work 6507255227
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview


Dr. Chandra earned her B.S. degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Genetics and Cell Biology from the University of Minnesota in 1999. In 2004, she received her medical degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Chandra completed her General Surgery residency at Stanford in 2011 and is a graduate of the Stanford Biodesign program. She continued on to complete the Stanford Vascular Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Chandra is a member of SSATHI (Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Institute). She also is the co-director of the Stanford Wound Care Center (opening May 2014) and the Vascular Surgery Medical Student Clerkship Director.

Dr. Chandra's research interests include women’s vascular health, radiation safety, technology development and treatment optimization for complex open and endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular and aneurysmal disease.

Clinical Focus

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Women's Health
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Diseases

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University CA (2013)
Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2012)
Residency: Stanford University CA (2011)
Residency: Stanford University CA (2006)
Internship: Stanford University CA (2005)
Medical Education: University of Chicago Pritzker IL (2004)

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