About The Doctor

Kiran Turaga

Surgical Oncology , Surgical Oncologist, Associate Professor of Surgery

Back in 2016, Dr Kiran Turaga had joined up with the mesothelioma program from the University of Chicago. This came after Dr. Turaga had worked at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. It was here that Dr. Turaga had carved out a solid reputation as one of the lead specialists of the field for exposure to asbestos. F.X. Dickert said that he is one of the best doctors in mesothelioma that you can get. He did a fantastic job of taking care of him, and he says that he would recommend Dr. Turaga to anyone.

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Expertise in HIPEC

Dr. Kiran Turaga has expertise in hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for the treatment of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma. This treatment often follows cytoreductive surgery. The surgeon removes all visible tumors in the lining of the abdominal cavity and then delivers HIPEC to bathe the abdominal organs in chemotherapy, killing any remaining cancer cells.

Message of Hope

Dr. Kiran Turaga treats each patient the same way he would treat his own family member.

Robotic Surgery

Dr Kiran Turaga has expertise in the field of robotic surgery, including minimally invasive surgery. He treats each patient the same way he would treat his own family member, offering them minimally invasive surgery whenever possible because it has fewer risks, is less invasive, and has a shorter recovery time.

Addressing Gaps in Care

Dr. Turaga has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles. In one of his articles published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology, he highlights the disturbing number of patients with mesothelioma who had unknowingly bypassed surgical options for treatment that may have greatly extended their lives.

Aware of these gaps in care, Dr. Turaga makes it a priority to inform each patient of their treatment options and to work with them to design a treatment plan that best fits their needs and goals of care.

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