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Amitabh Chandra, MD

Academic Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine

Education and Training

College: The Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: The University of Maryland School of Medicine

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center , Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: NYU/Bellevue, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship


Dr. Chandra is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and subsequently completed a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at NYU/Bellevue. He  currently serves as the Emergency Ultrasound Director at Bon Secours Baltimore. Dr. Chandra is actively involved with medical student education as well as resident and fellow ultrasound training. He has lectured nationally and internationally on point of care ultrasonography and is the course director for the Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound. His academic interests include airway management, point of care echocardiography and critical care

Research/Clinical Keywords

Critical Care Ultrasound Emergency Echocardiography Emergency Department Operations and Administration

Highlighted Publications

Emergency Physician-Performed Echocardiography as a Predictor of Cardiac Events in Patients Presenting With Symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome. Asaly M, Chandra A, Blackstock U, Kurkowski E, Menlove S, Carmody K. Poster Presentation, ACEP, October 2015.

 Emergency Physician-Performed Bedside Ultrasound in Patients With Undifferentiated Abdominal Pain. Robertson E, Kurkowski E, Blackstock U, Chandra A, Menlove S, Carmody K. PosterPresentation, ACEP, October 2015.

Chandra A, Arroyo A, Zerzan J, Levine M, Dickman E, Tessaro M. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Urolithiasis: An Emergency Department Case Series.Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Oct;33(10):1531-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.05.048. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Chandra A, Carmody M. Basic Echocardiography. New York American College of Emergency Physicians, Empire State Epic Vol 32-02:14.