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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Anita Chandrasena graduated the medical school from the Yale University School of Medicine and completed her residency program at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. A fellowship followed soon after that at the UCSF. Dr. Chandrasena is specialized in pulmonology and board certified in critical care medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonary disease. She has been in practice for more than 11 years and is affiliated with the Sequoia Hospital. During her career, she has also contributed to two publications of medical interest.

  • Education & Training


    Yale University

    Medical School


    Yale-New Haven Hospital





  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Sequoia Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (650) 369-5811

    170 Alameda de las Pulgas

    Redwood City, California 94062

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Anita R. Chandrasena has contributed to 2 publications.

    Keratinocyte growth factor enhances barrier function without altering claudin expression in primary alveolar epithelial cells.

    LaFemina, M. J., Rokkam, D., Chandrasena, A., Pan, J., Bajaj, A., Johnson, M., Frank, J. A.; Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Dec.

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    Claudin-4 augments alveolar epithelial barrier function and is induced in acute lung injury.

    Wray, C., Mao, Y., Pan, J., Chandrasena, A., Piasta, F., Frank, J. A.; Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009 Aug 01.

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