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Chethan Sathya

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Chethan Sathya

Pediatric Trauma Surgeon, Director Center for Gun Violence Prevention, Northwell Health
Chethan Sathya

Chethan Sathya, MD, is a pediatric surgeon and National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded firearm injury prevention researcher. He serves as director of Northwell Health’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention and oversees the health system’s expansive approach to firearm injury prevention. Dr. Sathya was recently awarded $1.4 million from the NIH to study gun violence prevention and implement a first-of-its-kind protocol to universally screen among those at risk of firearm injury. Furthermore, Dr. Sathya spearheaded the formation of the National Gun Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative for Hospitals and Health Systems. In addition to being a surgeon, Dr. Sathya is Trauma Director at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He completed medical school and general surgery training at the University of Toronto, followed by Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago.