Dr. Alim Khandekar MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Alim Khandekar is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Memphis, Tennessee. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Lahore Medical & Dental College and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and one of 4 at Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1975
University of Tennessee
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1975 - 1977
St Agnes Hospital - Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970 - 1971
Lahore Medical & Dental College
Class of 1970
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
TN State Medical License
Active through 2013
VA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Dual Intervention to Improve Pathologic Staging of Resectable Lung Cancer.
Osarogiagbon, R. U.,Ramirez, R. A.,Wang, C. G.,Miller, L. E.,Smeltzer, M. M.,Sareen, S.,Javed, A. Y.,Robbins, S. G.,Khandekar, A.,Wolf, B. A.,Gibson, J.,Spencer, D.,Robbins, E. T.
Use of a Surgical Specimen-Collection Kit to Improve Mediastinal Lymph-Node Examination of Resectable Lung Cancer.
Osarogiagbon, R. U., Miller, L. E., Ramirez, R. A., Wang, C. G., O'Brien, T. F., Yu, X., Khandekar, A., Schoettle, G. P., Robbins, S. G., Robbins, E. T., Gibson, J. B.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Tennessee Network 5
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Cofinity PPO
- Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Qualchoice PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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1325 Eastmoreland Ave Ste 220
Memphis, TN 38104
Phone: (901) 725-9450
Fax: (901) 274-0741