Brinda B Kamdar, MD Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Anesthesiology and Pain Management - Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Regional Anesthesia, Spinal complications, Epidural Hematoma, Regional Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Nerve injury, Acute Pain Management, Spinals, Neuroanesthesia, Epidural complications, Acute Pain, Epidurals, Peripheral Nerve blocks, Compartment syndrome


MD, University of California at San Francisco; BA, University of California at Berkeley

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Additional Information

Brinda Bharat Kamdar MD is a nationally recognized board certified anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital (the original and largest Harvard teaching hospital) and chosen by her peers as one of "Boston's Top Doctors" in 2024 and 2023. She completed her medical training at the University of California at San Francisco in 2004 and anesthesia residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2008. She is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School, where she serves as Program Director for the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship and Associate Director of the Regional Anesthesia and Peri-operative Pain Service at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She serves as an associate editor for the Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine journal, and has been recognized for mentorship of faculty as the recipient of the MGH Faculty Clinical Mentorship Award in 2017 and 2022. Particular areas of interest are real-time lumbar and thoracic neuraxial ultrasound, a topic she has authored a chapter in Uptodate and has given multiple invited lectures including at the PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA), Harvard Anesthesiology Update, and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) meetings. Another area of interest includes pain management in obstetric patients with opioid use disorder, a particular area of evolving expertise in which she has given multiple invited lectures including at the 2021-2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meetings. Although her emphasis has been on clinical teaching and practice, she has also been actively involved in written scholarship, having contributed to peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters, and abstract presentations based on novel clinical innovations introduced at MGH.