Amit Kandel

Amit Kandel

Amit Kandel MD, MBA

UBMD Neurology


Cerebrovascular (Stroke); General Neurology; Neurology

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Professional Summary:

I AM A NEUROLOGIST AND A CLINICAL RESEARCHER with significant stroke prevention and treatment expertise from both the individual patient and public health perspectives. My broad-based clinical experience in the U.S. and Nepal includes work in trauma centers, comprehensive stroke centers, emergency rooms, acute care / ICU, inpatient, and outpatient settings. My background is ideally suited for positions in hospital administration, stroke centers, health operation and management, health system management, and public health consultancy.

MY CURRENT RESEARCH FOCUS explores an area with a high volume of stroke patients and stroke outcome and risk factors related to stroke. I am currently involved with original research projects related to biomarkers in stroke and functional magnetic resonance imaging in stroke. I collaborate in multi-centric U.S. and worldwide research trials. Past research has been published in peer-reviewed pediatric, neurology, and general medical journals.

I SUPERVISE AND INSTRUCT medical students and residents; received multiple commendations for teaching excellence. I direct the neurology clerkship at the University at Buffalo.

MY BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE includes finance, Accounting, Business Leadership, Health care strategy, and Data Modeling.



Cerebrovascular (Stroke), General Neurology, Neurology

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Additional Languages:

Intermediate Hindi, Fluent Nepali

Physician Gender:


Education and Training:

  • MD, Medicine, The University of the State of New York ( Education Department) (2016)
  • MBA, Business administration, State university of New York at Buffalo (2016)
  • Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, University at Buffalo (2012)
  • Residency, Neurology, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Residency, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2008)
  • Medicine, Kathmandu University, Nepalgunj Medical College (2004)
  • Medicine, Patan Hospital (2004)

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Resident teaching award/Teaching excellence in Neurology (2020)
  • Honors in MBA (2016)
  • Resident Teaching Award (2011)
  • Resident Teaching Award (2010)
  • Commendation for teaching Excellence (2010)
  • Certificate of Excellence for top honors (2003)
  • Certificate of Excellence for top honors (2002)
  • Certificate of Excellence for top honors (2001)
  • Certificate of Excellence for top honors (1999)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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