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Dr. Chand Rohatgi

General Surgery
Easton, PA
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Easton, PA

Address

3735 Easton Nazareth Hwy, Suite 103, Easton, PA
Directions

Fax

610-252-0573

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Medical school from India with surgical junior residency completed there before coming to US. Completed residency in 1997 and started practice and have been since then at the same location. Continued with my passion in breast diseases and expanded my office to include stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound, genomics, genetic counseling, lymphedema clinic, prosthesis, partial breast irradiation and other modalities to include all facets of care.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

60 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Infection: Evidence of abscess in your tubes and ovary. Pid. See your gyn.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: That would be a good but difficult solution.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: The two have no relation. Many people who have had mastectomy may also have lymph nodes removed in the armpit. This may impede the flow of fluid from... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: The details are not there completely; the answer depends on the receptor status and related information but in general this would require more surgery... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: In diabetes, the problem is in the pancreas . So definitely, the pancreas transplant can help. In many diabetics, the end organ which is kidney is als... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Could be big: It depends on the amount of excess tissue and the build of the patient; generally it is a time consuming surgery and a lot of tissue is exposed and cu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Go see the surgeon: It could be normal postoffice changes but if it does not change in another 2-4 weeks, you should see your surgeon; it may be a hernia.
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Further checking: It could be ulcer disease and needs upper endoscopy. After that , need a test for gall bladder called disida with cck. Still could be gall bladder dis... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Abscess: If it is on or in the subcutaneous tissue, it may be an abscess. Get seen.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: Back pain should not cause your breasts to hurt. On the other hand, if you have very large breasts, you may have back pain from that.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
2-3days: It is dependent on the amount of inflammation at time of surgery; also on the person and what you call recovery. I have had patients who have gone ba... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Effective: According to some studies, the results are as effective as traditional radiation.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
See a surgeon: Most likely it is an abscess. It will require services of a surgeon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Many causes: Liver transplant is meant for replacing the liver which is damaged from one of many probable causes; it could be from excessive alcohol intake or dise... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Maybe hernia: It could be musculoskeletal or a hernia.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Very accurate: Breast cancer usually makes or presents as a mass or tumor or a lump. Ultrasound is very accurate in such cases and may be used to do a biopsy.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Actually honey has a lot of good properties and is beneficial for many a conditions. There is no problem with honey in moderate amounts in benign brea... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Not by itself: It may not be gynecomastia doing this. Either there is irritation of the nipple and you are seeing oozing as liquid or it maybe a sign of pathology in... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: Femara (letrozole) is a drug used for breast cancer in only postmenopausal women.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
If she wishes: There is a asymmetry after unilateral mastectomy and usually patients wear a prosthesis and a special bra. But she may not if she wishes.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: If you have physical endurance to do it, you should be able to after you have recovered from the surgery.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: There are many over the counter salve/medicated creams available ; your pharmacist could help you but you should seek medical opinion if not improved.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Has special inserts: After a mastectomy, the chest becomes flat like that of a male. To make it symmetrical, it usually needs a prosthesis in the breast cup on the mastect... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Arimidex (anastrozole): Femara belongs to a class of drugs called aromatase inhibitors and is good for hormone receptor breast cancer in post menopausal women. Others in this... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
See below: You have to be careful if you smoke, have a history of blood clots or a family history of uterine cancer, besides other.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Many choices: If lesser degree, then can be treated with infra-red or banding in the office; for more complex ones there is traditional excisional surgery with some... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Not necessarily: The medications required will be to treat the original condition for which you had the ileostomy but not necessarily for the ileostomy per se.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: You are essentially cured. Keep up with the colonoscopy and other screenings.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: To reach a lymph node in the chest, the biopsy needle has to traverse the lung tissue many a times and that puncture the lung. Most of the times, this... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Same as females: It usually starts as a lump which is easier to feel than a female breast cancer as the breast size itself is small. It may also present as nipple disc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
They may: As it is aesthetic surgery, it depends on the surgeon.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: The reason for getting gallstones is a combination of having a gallbladder with irritated lining, infection and imbalance in the chemical composition... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: It could be urine infection or stone. Get seen by a doctor and urine test.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Maybe: Yes it can help but should see a doctor for endoscopy and proper diagnosis.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes; no: For tumor, usually with and without contrast and with contrast for aneurysm.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Before discharge: You will be walking before you are discharged; travel depends on your surgeon and the amount of travel and mode.
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: In adults, it will need surgical correction. Sometimes, in neonates, that " healing" may happen
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Can be very involved: In any location it is difficult ; less so in groin position but ventral hernia infected mesh can become a big procedure especially if bowel is adheren... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: Only if you lose skin due to complications you will need grafting.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
They can: Pancreas transplant is the answer for diabetes but any transplant is a complex process. It depends on donors who are not many; surgical techniques, te... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
See a doctor: Could be meckel's diverticulum or variations of it. Needs to see a doctor
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: There are many kinds of prep ; they are necessary and safe.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Hydration: Make sure she drinks fluids; try soda/juice pops. She needs medication to bring down the fever and cough. But if she is not getting better quick, she ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
No: Many a times you may have abnormal findings but not all of them lead to a biopsy . However, i would advise an appointment with a breast surgeon. Mri ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Maybe: If your bleeding has resolved and was of a limited kind, then you may fly.
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Very important: In general, Progesterone prepares the body and the uterus for pregnancy for implantation and continued growth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
At around 5cm: It needs to be followed up with ultrasound every 6 months. When it grows too fast or has reached 5cm then it needs to be considered for repair
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: The answer is essentially yes. It depends on how much colon is left and was your surgery done as emergency? Can it be studied with little inconvenienc... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
Rt lower pain: The pain starts around the belly button and then settles in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen along with loss of appetite. Mild fever.
A member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
General Surgery 38 years experience
1-2days: It is not uncommon to feel that way. It may be due to the gas for laparoscopy or constipation barring any complications. It usually resolves in 24- 48... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rohatgi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rohatgi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Well I never cleaned it so it might b the dirt from it thank you I'm going to get checked up by surgeon
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Thanks for your quick reply! Dr. Rosen noted: studied only in patients with low recurrence risk
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! your answer was a great help 2 me ty

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Easton Hospital

Residency

Monmouth Medical Center

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor
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Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology
American Society of Breast Surgeons
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