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 Dr. Shanel Bhagwandin

Dr. Shanel Bhagwandin

D.O., M.P.H.

Areas of Care:

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Medical Appointments

Medical Director, Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology Program, Jupiter Medical Center

Medical Director, Surgical Oncology Network Development, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York


Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Residency: The University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York


  • Spanish
  • English

Board Certifications

Board-certified, General Surgery
Board-certified, Complex General Surgical Oncology

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA)
  • American College of Surgery (ACS)


We utilize the most recent advances in technology to diagnose and treat benign conditions and a wide array of cancers, including highly complex or recurrent cases:

  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Liver Cancer and Colorectal Liver Metastases
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peritoneal Surface Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer

As a hepatobiliary surgeon, Dr. Bhagwandin also has expertise in the management and treatment of benign conditions, such as:

  • Benign Abdominal Tumors
  • Bile Duct Injuries
  • Biliary Cysts
  • Hepatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Splenectomy

Professional Statement

Dr. Bhagwandin is a fellowship trained surgical oncologist and board certified general surgeon. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of complex malignancies of the liver, pancreas, and biliary tract, in addition to gastric and esophageal cancer, colon and rectal cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma. He delivers compassionate care with the goal of restoring patient well-being.

He specializes in the management of advanced peritoneal carcinomatosis through the application of Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and cytoreductive surgery; a technique that combines surgery with chemotherapy delivered directly into the abdomen.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jupiter Medical Center
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York


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