Rikesh Gandhi MD - MedSchoolCoach

Rikesh Gandhi MD

Rikesh Gandhi
Dr. Gandhi has extensive experience successfully mentoring students throughout his time at Duke, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard. His mentees span from undergraduate students pursuing admission to medical school to medical students interested in competitive

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Dr. Gandhi graduated with Honors from Boston College in Boston, MA with a BS in biochemistry where he was first given the opportunity to mentor students through the Mendel Society, Boston College’s pre-health student organization. He then moved to Durham, NC where he attended medical school at Duke University. He served on the admissions committee for two years including interviewing prospective students and mentoring Duke undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. He thanks his mentors at Duke for further deepening his passion for advising and mentoring students. He completed his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he continued to advise students interested in medicine and served on the residency admissions committee. He has extensive experience mentoring students interested in pursuing admission to medical school and competitive specialities. He is completing a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic training program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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I was actually hesitant when I first used MedSchoolCoach; it was a lot of money and I wasn't sure how much help I really needed. I am so glad that I ended up using their services! My advisor was phenomenal and helped me navigate the shipwreck that is medical school admissions even in the most challenging of times. The advice, edits, and support that I received though med school coach undoubtedly aided in my success to attend my top choice allopathic program in the fall.


Boston College
Medical School:
Duke University School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania(LAC+USC)
BIDMC Harvard Combined Ortho Training Program


Orthopaedic Surgery - Hand/Upper extremity


Dr. Gandhi has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He enjoys playing tennis, ping pong, and spending time outdoors.

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