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Pankaj Vashi

pankaj vashi

Lead National Medical Director
National Clinical Director of Gastroenterology/Nutrition and Metabolic Support

Specialty

Nutrition and Metabolic Support/Gastroenterology

Education and Postdoctoral Training

Pre-Medical

First Year Bachelor of Science, University of South Gujarat, Daman, India

Medical School

University of Bombay, Goa Medical College, Panaji, Goa, India

Internship and Residency

Goa Medical College, University of Bombay

Hurley Medical Center, Flint. Michigan

Residency, Internal Medicine

Chief Resident, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan

Fellowship, Gastroenterology

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Dr. Ernest Borgues Memorial Award for highest ranking in surgery
  • Merit Certificate in Internal Medicine and Obstetrics/ Gynecology
  • Gold Medal for highest ranking in surgery
  • Winner of American College of Physician Clinical vignette competition

Credentials

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Clinical Research

Special interest in Oncologic Nutrition and early detection and intervention for malnutrition in cancer patients

Previous Positions

  • Chief of Staff, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois
  • Chief, Department of Medicine, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois
  • Chief, Department of Surgery, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois

Professional/Clinical Committees

  • Member, Clinical Affairs committee, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Member, National Consortium for Clinical Excellence, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Member, Organization Committee, Cardio-respiratory Update Conference, Panaji, Goa (sponsored by the American College of Chest Surgeons)
  • Member, Abstract Review Committee and Judge for Annual ACP Associates Meeting
  • President, Housestaff Association of Hurly Medical Center

Professional Organizations/Affiliations

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition
  • Lake County Medical Society
  • Illinois State Medical Society

Publications

Primary author or co-author of more than 50 abstracts, posters and publications, including:

Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in clinical practice: Implications for prognosis in advanced colorectal Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Bioelectrical impedance phase angle in clinical practice: implications for prognosis in stage IIIB and IV non-small cell lung cancer

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