Nirav V. Kamdar, MD, MBA

Nirav V. Kamdar, MD, MBA



Dr. Kamdar is a practicing anesthesiologist at Ronald Reagan Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Orthopedic Hospital. He does general anesthesia including anesthesia for labor and delivery but focuses on Thoracic and Endocrine anesthesia specifically for pheochromocytoma, carcinoid, and paragangliomas. Dr. Kamdar actively attends in the Anesthesia Preoperative and Planning Clinic (PEPC) and is a Senior Quality Officer at UCLA Health.

Dr. Kamdar has an academic background in Health Policy and Business Administration and has interests in innovative care redesign and healthcare innovation. He is the Clinical Director of the UCLA Biodesign Program for Medtech innovation and he researches telehealth implementation and remote patient monitoring.

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Medical Board Certification

Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2016


Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2014


Stanford University School of Medicine, 2011


UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA, 2020
Stanford University School of Medicine, MD, 2010

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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  • mHealth Fellow, NIH, 2019
  • Paul Lorhan Memorial Lecture, 2019
  • UCLA Exceptional Physician, 2017
  • Excellence in Resident Teaching, 2016
  • UCLA Exceptional Physician Nomination, 2016
  • Excellence in Resident Teaching, 2015-18