Rohan Jeyarajah, M.D.
Chair of Surgery
Rohan Jeyarajah, M.D., is the academic chair of Surgery at the Burnett School of Medicine. He is a distinguished member of Methodist Richardson Medical Center attending staff and serves as Director of GI Surgical Services and Director of HPB/Advanced GI Fellowship Program. His practice focuses on diseases of the upper abdominal tract, including surgical therapy for pancreatic, liver, bile duct, stomach, and esophageal conditions. Specific interests include increasing the role of laparoscopy and utilization of multimodality therapy.
Dr. Jeyarajah trained at the University of Chicago and participated in a liver transplant fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Thereafter, he spent eight years in academic medicine at UT Southwestern Medical School.
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He has received funding for research in pancreatic disease.
Dr. Jeyarajah is the past accreditation chair and now Vice President of the Fellowship Council and Governor of the American College of Surgeons. Also, he is past chair of the Program Director’s Committee of the AHPBA and former President of the North Texas Chapter of the ACS.
He has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters.