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Dinesh Kumbhare, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC, FAAPMR

Email: dinesh.kumbhare [at] uhn [dot] ca

Main Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Physiatry,

University of Toronto

Additional Appointments

Scientist - KITE, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN

Associate Professor, Adjunct appointment, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

Associate Professor, Adjunct appointment, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Associate Professor, Adjunct appointment, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Associate Professor, Adjunct appointment, Human Health and Nutritional Science, University of Guelph

Research Interests:

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Chronic Pain: Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Biography:

Dr. Dinesh Kumbhare is an Associate Professor and Clinician Scientist in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto within the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is an Affiliate scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI) research institute, KITE. He is cross-appointed to the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

He obtained his MSc in Health Research Management from McMaster University and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is the section editor for the Physiatry Reviews for Evidence in Practice, the Resident, Fellow Section and Special Research Section with the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Kumbhare was the principal author of the book, Buschbacher’s Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies. According to the Neurodiagnostic Journal, this is “the gold standard in many EMG labs, this manual is a practical working reference for performing a wide variety of common nerve conduction studies. It provides both practicing clinicians and trainees with an impressive database of reference values they can use to interpret nerve conduction results with confidence

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