Resident in General Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Saurabh Saluja is a resident in General Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a 2015-2016 Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellow in the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard Kennedy School where he developed his interests in global health, disaster response, and surgical system development. Dr. Saluja was part of the response to the 2010 Haitian earthquake where he worked with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. At Harvard Kennedy School, where he earned a Masters in Public Policy, Dr. Saluja studied the role of “surgical task-sharing” – specifically the potential for training non-physician surgeons in Angola. Dr. Saluja’s current research interests are in measuring quality of surgical care in low-income or otherwise resource-scarce settings. He has field experience in India, Haiti, Angola, South Africa and Brazil and is conversational in Portuguese, Spanish, French and Hindi.