Dr. Kamal Kumar

kumar-kAssistant Professor

Honours and Awards

Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University


Chong M, Berbenetz N, Kumar K, Lin C (2019) The serratus plane block for postoperative analgesia in breast and thoracic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Reg Anesth Pain Med. https://doi.org/10.1136/rapm-2019-100982

Kumar K, Miron C, Singh SI. Maternal anesthesia for EXIT procedure: A systematic review of literature. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol.2019 Jan-Mar;35(1):19-24

Lin, C., Gill, R., Kumar, K. (2019 May 10) Bilateral lower thoracic erector spinae plane block in open abdominal gynecologic oncology surgery: a case series. Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology. 

Tawfic Q, Kumar K, Pirani Z, Armstrong K. Prevention of chronic post-surgical pain: the importance of early identification of risk factorsJ Anesth. 2017 Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s00540-017-2339-x. [Epub ahead of print]

Turkstra T, Marmai K, Armstrong KP, Kumar K, Singh SIPreprocedural ultrasound assessment does not improve trainee performance of spinal anesthesia for obstetrical patients: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2017 Feb; 37: 21-24.

Kumar K, Turkstra T. Ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesia [chapter 7]. In Santos AC, Epstein JN, & Chaudhuri K, eds. Obstetric anesthesia. 2015. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical. 

Kumar K, Al Arebi A, Singh I. Accidental intravenous infusion of a large dose of magnesium sulphate during labor: A case report. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. 2013 Jul;29(3):377-9. 

Kumar K, Singh SI. Neuraxial opioid-induced pruritus: An update. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol. 2013 Jul;29(3):303-7.