Colon & Rectal Surgery
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About Dhruvil P. Gandhi, MD
  • Medical School : 1999-2003 Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, GA, Medicine
  • Residency : 2003-2008 University of Illinois Chicago - Mt. Sinai Hospital, General Surgery
  • Fellowship : 2009 UC Irvine Medical Center - Laparoscopic Colorectal
  • Internship : 2010-2011 University of Texas Houston Affiliated Hospitals, Colorectal Surgery
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Dr. Dhruvil P. Gandhi is originally from Georgia, where he attended Emory University as an undergraduate, and received his M.D. from Medical College of Georgia. Upon completing his General Surgery Residency in Chicago, Illinois as a Chief Resident, he completed a Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship at University of California Irvine Medical Center. After taking a year to do clinical research in colorectal surgery, Dr. Gandhi then completed a Colorectal Fellowship at University of Texas Medical School in Houston, where he was awarded the Resident Research Award at the annual meeting for Texas Society of Colorectal Surgeons. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and his skill set encompasses the entire specialty. He recently relocated to north San Diego County to open a colon and rectal surgery practice. Dr. Gandhi is married and in his free time enjoys surfing, ice hockey, and golf. Though he no longer lives in Atlanta, he patiently awaits the day his Atlanta Falcons win the Super Bowl.

Board Certifications:
Colorectal Surgery - Board Certified
General Surgery - Board Certified

Honors, Awards, etc.:
Residency - Chief Resident
Fellowship - Winner of Resident Research Award at Texas Society of Colorectal Surgeons 2011