Dr. Kulmeet Sandhu is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She obtained her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She then completed her general surgery internship and residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She completed her fellowship training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center before joining USC. She is currently the Associate Medical Student Surgery Clerkship Director at USC. Dr. Sandhu's interests include bariatric surgery, surgery for reflux disease, and surgery for hiatal and paraesophageal hernias. Her publications focus on bariatric and foregut surgery. She is also interested in complex incisional and ventral hernia repair, robotic surgery, and therapeutic endoscopy. She is also committed to staying current on new technologies in these areas.
She is dedicated to teaching residents and medical students and won the USC Department of Surgery Medical Student Education award in 2017.