Dr. Uppal’s research focus is on optimizing surgical outcomes, improving medical decision-making for optimal utilization, and judicious use of resources to provide patient-centric, evidence-based cancer care. His research interests include comparative effectiveness research, cost-effectiveness and decision-modeling, clinical and surgical outcomes research, and improving surgical and clinical education for residents and fellows. Dr. Uppal also has extensive experience in clinical research design and statistical methodology to study the quality of care outcomes. He is also interested in studying variation in palliative care utilization across multiple medical specialties, as well as the identification of barriers in utilization of advanced directives. Previous work has also focused extensively on the question of improving surgical outcomes of patients undergoing procedures in a teaching hospital with resident involvement.
- M.D., India Institute of Medical Sciences
- M.B., Medicine, India Institute of Medical Sciences
- B.S., Medicine, India Institute of Medical Sciences