Physician’s Profile

Christopher Mascarenhas, MD

Honors: 

First rank in the University and State in M.S. General Surgery Boards. Bangalore, India. 2004

Certificate of Merit in Pharmacology and Microbiology. Bangalore, India. 1996

About: 

Christopher Rahul Mascarenhas, MD, is a board-certified surgeon who specializes in colon and rectal cancer surgery with a special interest in transanal minimally-invasive and transanal total mesorectal excision surgery techniques. Dr. Mascarenhas has clinical skill in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), pouch surgery, and advanced colonoscopy procedures.

Publications: 
R Nunoo, C Mascarenhas, T Asgeirsson, R Rivera, M Luchtefeld, R Figg. Outcomes of Ileocolic resection for Crohns patients in comparison to ileocolic resection for non-crohns patients and the impact of preoperative immunosuppressive therapy with biologics and Steroids on Inpatient complications. Am J Surg 2012 Mar; 203(3): 375-8
T Asgeirsson, C Mascarenas, A M. Kaiser. Screening and Surveillance Strategies in Hereditary Colon and Rectal Cancer. Seminars in colon and rectal surgery. 2011 June 22(2): 88-94
Onesti JK, Mascarenhas CR, Chung MH, Davis AT. Isolated metastasis of colon cancer to the scapula: is surgical resection warranted? World journal of surgical oncology. 2011 Oct 26; 9:137
Asgeirsson T, Zhang S, Nunoo R, Mascarenas C, Dujovny N, Luchtefeld M, Cavey GS, Senagore A. Citrulline: A potential immunomodulator in sepsis. Surgery 2011 September 150(4): 744-51.
Dale PS, Mascarenhas CR, Richards M, Mackie G Mammography as Screening Tool for Diabetes Mellitus - . J Surg Res. 2010 Mar; 159(1): 528-31
S. Joseph, C. Mascarenhas, M. Othman, S. Puli, J. Marshall, B. Miedema, N. Rangnekar, J. Ibdah, M. Antillon, K. Thaler NOTES: A Systematic Review of Animal Studies. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2007 Volume 65, Issue 5, Pages AB295 - AB295
Dale PS, Mascarenhas C, Richards M, Mackie G. Mammography as screening tool for coronary artery disease –J Surg Res. 2008 Jul; 148(1): 1-6.
Mascarenhas C, Steele SR, Hull T. The ABC's of re-do ileoanal pouches, what every gastroenterologist should know. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr 9 Epub
Christopher Mascarenhas, Mathew Kalady, Chapter 22. Left and sigmoid Colectomy Netter's Surgical Anatomy and Approaches. 2nd Edition (in Print )