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Shekhar K. Gadkaree, M.D.


Dr. Shekhar Gadkaree grew up in Big Flats, New York, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rochester with a major in biomedical engineering, where he was awarded the Robert L. Wells Award for outstanding competency in engineering and the humanities. Following his undergraduate work, he spent a year at the National Institutes of Health in the Intramural Research Training Award program. He then matriculated at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Tau Beta Pi Fellowship for Graduate Study and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.  

During his time in medical school, he developed interests in refugee health care, tumor immunology, aging and epidemiology, and global health innovation. His research interests include biomedical device design, applied engineering, immunology, and epidemiology.

For more information on Dr. Gadkaree, check out his Harvard Catalyst website and Google Scholar page.


Undergraduate School
University of Rochester (Biomedical Engineering)

Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Does sensory function decline independently or concomitantly with age? Data from the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Gadkaree SK, Sun DQ, Li C, Lin FR, Ferrucci L, Simonsick EM, Agrawal Y. J Aging Research. 2016.
PMID: 27774319

Diabetes, triglyceride levels, and other risk factors for glaucoma in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005–2008. Ko F, Boland MV, Gupta P, Gadkaree SK, Vitale S, Guallar E, Zhao D, Friedman DS. IOVS. 2016.
PMID: 27111561

The role for bronchoscopy in percutaneous tracheostomy. Gadkaree SK, Schwartz D, Gerold K, Kim YJ. JAMA Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. 2016 Feb 1.
PMID: 26720516

Disease homogeneity and treatment heterogeneity in idiopathic subglottic stenosis. Gelbard A, Donovan DT, Ongkasuwan J, Nouraei SA, Sandhu G, Benninger MS, Bryson PC, Lorenz RR, Tierney WS, Hillel AT, Gadkaree SK, Lott DG, Edell ES, Ekbom DC, Kasperbauer JL, Maldonado F, Schindler JS, Smith ME, Daniero JJ, Garrett CG, Netterville JL, Rickman OB, Sinard RJ, Wootten CT, Francis DO. Laryngoscope. 2016 Jun;126(6):1390-6.
PMID: 26536285

An unusual case of bony styloid processes that extend to the hyoid bone. Gadkaree SK, Hyppolite CG, Harun A, Sobel RH, Kim Y. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2015;2015:780870.
PMID: 26185698

Comparison of simple vs. performance-based fall prediction models: Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study. Gadkaree SK, Sun DQ, Huang J, Varadhan R, Agrawal Y. Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2015 Jan-Dec;1.

Patient tolerance of transoral versus percutaneous thyrohyoid office-based injection laryngoplasty: A case-controlled study of forty-one patients. Gadkaree SK, Best SR, Walker C, Akst LM, Hillel AT. Clin Otolaryngol. 2015 Dec;40(6):717-21.
PMID: 25865128

Patients undergoing surgery of intracranial metastases have different outcomes based on their primary pathology. Chaichana KL, Gadkaree S, Rao K, Link T, Rigamonti D, Purtell M, Browner I, Weingart J, Olivi A, Gallia G, Bettegowda C, Brem H, Lim M, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Neurol Res. 2013 Dec;35(10):1059-69.
PMID: 24070329

Factors associated with survival and recurrence for patients undergoing surgery of cerebellar metastases. Chaichana KL, Rao K, Gadkaree S, Dangelmajer S, Bettegowda C, Rigamonti D, Weingart J, Olivi A, Gallia GL, Brem H, Lim M, Quinones-Hinojosa A. Neurol Res. 2014 Jan;36(1):13-25.
PMID: 24070068

VENNTURE—A novel Venn diagram investigational tool for multiple pharmacological dataset analysis. Martin B, Chadwick W, Yi T, Park SS, Lu D, Ni B, Gadkaree S, Farhang K, Becker KG, Maudsley S. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36911.
PMID: 22606307

Resveratrol prevents β-cell dedifferentiation in nonhuman primates given a high-fat/high-sugar diet. Fiori JL, Shin YK, Kim W, Krzysik-Walker SM, González-Mariscal I, Carlson OD, Sanghvi M, Moaddel R, Farhang K, Gadkaree SK, Doyle ME, Pearson KJ, Mattison JA, de Cabo R, Egan JM. Diabetes. 2013 Oct;62(10):3500-13.
PMID: 23884882