Aksharananda Rambachan, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Aksharananda (Akshar) Rambachan joined the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine in 2020. Akshar is a a clinician-educator with research interests in opioid use disorder in persons experiencing homelessness and racial disparities in pain management.
Education
07/2020 - Hospital Medicine Fellowship, UCSF
06/2019 - Internal Medicine Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard
MD/MPH, 05/2016 - , Northwestern University
BA, 05/2012 - Chemistry, Political Science, Statistics, St. Olaf College
Publications
  1. Rambachan A, Abe-Jones Y, Fernandez A, Shahram Y. Racial Disparities in 7-Day Readmissions from an Adult Hospital Medicine Service. Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities. 2021. PMID: 34181237


  2. Rambachan A. Overcoming the Racial Hierarchy: the History and Medical Consequences of "Caucasian". Volume 5 of Issue 5. 2018. PMID: 29396816


  3. Smith TR, Rambachan A, Cote D, Cybulski G, Laws ER. Market-Based Health Care in Specialty Surgery: Finding Patient-Centered Shared Value. Volume 77 of Issue 4. 2015. PMID: 26308640


  4. Oberlin DT, McGuire BB, Pilecki M, Rambachan A, Kim JY, Perry KT, Nadler RB. Contemporary national surgical outcomes in the treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Volume 85 of Issue 2. Urology. 2015. PMID: 25623688


  5. Kim JY, Khavanin N, Rambachan A, McCarthy RJ, Mlodinow AS, De Oliveria GS, Stock MC, Gust MJ, Mahvi DM. Surgical duration and risk of venous thromboembolism. Volume 150 of Issue 2. JAMA surgery. 2015. PMID: 25472485


  6. Sharma V, Aggarwal A, McGuire BB, Rambachan A, Matulewicz RS, Kim JY, Nadler RB. Open vs Minimally Invasive Partial Nephrectomy: Assessing the Impact of BMI on Postoperative Outcomes in 3685 Cases from National Data. Volume 29 of Issue 5. 2014. PMID: 25357211


  7. Mlodinow AS, Khavanin N, Ver Halen JP, Rambachan A, Gutowski KA, Kim JY. Increased anaesthesia duration increases venous thromboembolism risk in plastic surgery: A 6-year analysis of over 19,000 cases using the NSQIP dataset. Volume 49 of Issue 4. 2014. PMID: 25423609


  8. Khavanin N, Jordan SW, Rambachan A, Kim JY. A systematic review of single-stage augmentation-mastopexy. Volume 134 of Issue 5. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2014. PMID: 25347628


  9. Matulewicz RS, Pilecki M, Rambachan A, Kim JY, Kundu SD. Impact of resident involvement on urological surgery outcomes: an analysis of 40,000 patients from the ACS NSQIP database. Volume 192 of Issue 3. The Journal of urology. 2014. PMID: 24704012


  10. Aksharananda Rambachan, Richard S. Matulewicz, Matthew Pilecki, John YS. Kim, Shilajit Kundu. MP6-11 PREDICTORS OF READMISSION FOLLOWING OUTPATIENT UROLOGICAL SURGERY. The Journal of urology. 2014. PMID:


  11. Richard S. Matulewicz, Aksharananda Rambachan, Daniel T. Oberlin, John YS. Kim, Robert B. Nadler. PD26-01 SURGICAL DURATION OF ENDOSCOPIC UROLOGIC PROCEDURES: SIXTY MINUTES AND BEYOND. The Journal of urology. 2014. PMID:


  12. Catanzarite T, Rambachan A, Mueller MG, Pilecki MA, Kim JY, Kenton K. Risk factors for 30-day perioperative complications after Le Fort colpocleisis. Volume 192 of Issue 3. The Journal of urology. 2014. PMID: 24641911


  13. Jain U, Salgado C, Mioton L, Rambachan A, Kim JY. Predictors of readmission after inpatient plastic surgery. Volume 41 of Issue 2. 2014. PMID: 24665418


  14. Mlodinow AS, Khavanin N, Ver Halen JP, Rambachan A, Gutowski KA, Kim JY. Abstract 41: increased anesthesia duration increases venous thromboembolism risk in plastic surgery: a six-year analysis of over 19,000 cases. Volume 133 of Issue 3 Suppl. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2014. PMID: 25942152


  15. T. Catanzarite, S. Saha, A. Rambachan, J.Y. Kim, M. Milad. Impact of Operative Time on Perioperative Morbidity in Abdominal Myomectomy. 2014. PMID:


  16. T. Catanzarite, A. Rambachan, M. Mueller, M. Pilecki, J.Y. Kim, K. Kenton. Risk Factors for Perioperative Complications after Le Fort Colpocleisis. 2014. PMID:


  17. Rambachan A, Matulewicz RS, Pilecki M, Kim JY, Kundu SD. Predictors of readmission following outpatient urological surgery. Volume 192 of Issue 1. The Journal of urology. 2014. PMID: 24518788


  18. Mioton LM, Buck DW, Rambachan A, Ver Halen J, Dumanian GA, Kim JY. Predictors of readmission after outpatient plastic surgery. Volume 133 of Issue 1. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2014. PMID: 24105090


  19. Aksharananda Rambachan, Lauren M. Mioton, Sujata Saha, Neil Fine, John Y. S. Kim. The impact of surgical duration on plastic surgery outcomes. 2013. PMID:


  20. Aksharananda Rambachan, Lauren M. Mioton, Sujata Saha, Neil Fine, Gregory Dumanian, John Y.S. Kim. Increased Operative Time Is Associated with Higher Complication Rates in Plastic Surgery Patients. 2013. PMID:


  21. Lauren M. Mioton, Donald W. Buck, Aksharananda Rambachan, Jon Ver Halen, Gregory A. Dumanian, John Y.S. Kim. Predictors of Readmission after Outpatient Plastic Surgery. 2013. PMID:


  22. Miller PE, Rambachan A, Hubbard RJ, Li J, Meyer AE, Stephens P, Mounts AW, Rolfes MA, Penn CR. Supply of neuraminidase inhibitors related to reduced influenza A (H1N1) mortality during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic: summary of an ecological study. Volume 7 Suppl 2. 2013. PMID: 24034490


  23. Rambachan A, Smith TR, Saha S, Eskandari MK, Bendok BR, Kim JY. Reasons for readmission after carotid endarterectomy. Volume 82 of Issue 6. 2013. PMID: 23973514


  24. Mlodinow AS, Ver Halen JP, Rambachan A, Gaido J, Kim JY. Anemia is not a predictor of free flap failure: a review of NSQIP data. Volume 33 of Issue 6. 2013. PMID: 23836610


  25. Miller PE, Rambachan A, Hubbard RJ, Li J, Meyer AE, Stephens P, Mounts AW, Rolfes MA, Penn CR. Supply of neuraminidase inhibitors related to reduced influenza A (H1N1) mortality during the 2009-2010 H1N1 pandemic: an ecological study. Volume 7 of Issue 9. PloS one. 2012. PMID: 22984431


  26. Leavitt DA, Rambachan A, Haberman K, DeMarco R, Shukla AR. Robot-assisted laparoscopic ipsilateral ureteroureterostomy for ectopic ureters in children: description of technique. Volume 26 of Issue 10. 2012. PMID: 22563798


  27. Lukasewycz SJ, Smith AR, Rambachan A, MacMillan ML, Lewis JM, Shukla AR. Intractable hemorrhagic cystitis after hematopoietic stem cell tranplantation--is there a role for early urinary diversion in children? Volume 188 of Issue 1. The Journal of urology. 2012. PMID: 22595064


  28. Ken Haberman, David Leavitt, Aksharananda Rambachan, Romano DeMarco, Aseem Shukla. V542 ROBOT-ASSISTED LAPAROSCOPIC URETEROURETEROSTOMY FOR ECTOPIC, DUPLICATED URETER: CASE SERIES AND DESCRIPTION OF TECHNIQUE. The Journal of urology. 2012. PMID: