Welcoming New Faculty – Shailesh Agarwal, MD

Please join us in welcoming Shailesh Agarwal, MD, as a new faculty member in the Department of Surgery.

Shailesh Agarwal, MD
Associate Surgeon, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Agarwal received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training in Plastic Surgery and an NIH-funded post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan. He subsequently completed a fellowship in microsurgical reconstruction at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Agarwal’s clinical interests include reconstruction of the breast, lymphatic system, chest wall, trunk/lower extremity, and head/neck, as well as gender surgery. Dr. Agarwal’s laboratory research is centered on genetic and epigenetic re-programming to modify cell function for tissue regeneration.