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Shwetambara Parakh, MD

Surgery Department   Image  
Plastic Surgery Division
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Division of Plastic Surgery
Medical Office Building
2 Medical Center Drive, Suite 309
Springfield, MA 01107
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell and Columbia Program
    New York, NY
  • Surgery Residency
    New York Hospital Queens/Weill Cornell Medical College
    Flushing, NY
  • M.S. Ramaiah Medical College
    Bangalore, India


Areas of Interest
  • International medicine
Professional Service
  • Candidate Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons


Oh PS, Hirose S, Parakh S, Cowles RA. Laparoscopic excision of an antenatally diagnosed large simple hepatic cyst in the newborn

Pediatr Surg Int. 2012 Jul;28(7):719-23.


Parakh S, Soto E, Merola SM. Diagnosis and Management of Internal Hernias after Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2007 Nov; 17(11): 1498-1502


Kraus J, Rajappa P, Parakh S, Spinelli HM, Greenfield J. Endoscopic Trans-adnexal, Trans-orbital Roof Approach to the Anterior Cranial Fossa. (Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery – accepted, awaiting publication)


  • Malliaris SD, Parakh S, Ascherman JA. Neointimal Hyperplasia: An Analysis of Cilostazol as an Inhibitory Agent in a Rat Vein Interposition Graft Model. Presented at New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS) Annual Resident’s Night Competition: March 2012
  • Parakh S, Reiffel AJ, Kutler DI, Parashar B, Spector JA. Pectoralis Major Transposition Allows for Immediate Delivery of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in Previously Irradiated Patients with Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer. Oral presentation at American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting - Plastic Surgery: October 2011
  • Parakh S, Parashar B, Kutler DI, Spector JA. Reliability and Safety of the Pectoralis Major Muscle Flap in Patients Receiving Re-irradiation Using High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for Recurrent Cervical Lymphadenectomy from Head and Neck Cancer. Poster presentation at NYRSPS Annual resident’s night, March 2011
  • Parakh S, Malliaris S, Zampell J, Yan A, Reidel E, Van Zee K, Mehrara BJ. Timing of onset of perceived and objectively measured lymphedema after lymphadenectomy for cancer treatment. Oral presentation at New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS) Annual Resident’s Night Competition: March 2011
  • Parakh S, Kraev A, Turner JW, Landis. Improving the Power of the ASA Classification System to Risk Stratify Vascular Surgery Patients: The NSQIP-Defined Functional Status. Winner, Murray Friedman resident Contest: ACS, Brooklyn-Long Island Chapter. 2009