Sricharan Chalikonda

Chief Medical Operations Officer at Allegheny General Hospital

Sricharan Chalikonda, MD, MHA, FACS, is the Chief Medical Operations Officer at Allegheny Health Network, and serves as Chair, AHN Surgical Institute. A nationally recognized physician leader and pioneer in the use of highly advanced surgical procedures for abdominal cancers and other diseases, he joined AHN in 2018 from the Cleveland Clinic.

At AHN, Dr. Chalikonda leads clinical operations for the network’s physician organization, a role that includes oversight of surgical services provided at AHN’s inpatient and outpatient facilities. He also maintains his surgical practice as part of AHN’s Center for Digestive Diseases and Cancer Institute. Dr. Chalikonda earned his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Ohio University. He completed his general surgery residency and a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, and a surgical oncology fellowship at UPMC. Dr. Chalikonda has published dozens of scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters about issues and advancements in his field, including the surgical treatment of pancreatic cancer, the treatment of peritoneal surface malignancies and minimally invasive treatment of liver disease. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Timeline

  • Chief Medical Operations Officer

    Current role