(Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine)

Dr. Junaid Kamal, M.D, DABA, DABPM

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  • 15 years of experience as full time attending in Anesthesia/Pain Management
  • ABA Double-board Certifications
  • Fellowship trained in multi-disciplinary interventional chronic pain management and SAMHSA-Suboxone certified(opiate dependence)


pain management doctor sugar landPain Physician: (Jan2020-present), owner of 21st Century Pain Mgmt. private practice in Houston, Texas.

Pain Director:(Sep 2018-Jan 2020),Medical Director, Pain Mgmt. Lee Healthcare, Fort Myers, Florida. Leadership role to develop pain service for Lee Health systems

Pain Mgmt staff physician:(Aug 2017-Jul 2018), Interventional Pain Mgmt.Center, (with EMHS), Bangor, Maine. Also worked with Neuro-spine service for trials of Stimulators, Baclofen pumps and discograms. Involved in moderate sedation for pain patients. Currently credentialed in EMHS for pain mgmt. work.

Anesthesia/Pain Management Attending (July 2005-Feb 2017), Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

Duties include:

  • Management of Inpatient and Outpatient pain patients.
  • Chronic and acute pain management.
  • Intervention based pain management, skilled procedures including Epidural Steroid   injection, joint injections, Radiofrequency ablation, Vertebroplasty, Spinal cord stimulators and Placement / maintenance of Intrathecal Baclofen pumps in coordination with Spinal Cord Injury department.
  • did General Anesthesia during 2008-09

Assistant Professor Anesthesiology (July 05-Feb 17), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas)

  • Post-graduate Teaching and training of Anesthesia residents from Baylor College of Medicine.

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Anesthesia / Pain Mgmt consultant: (International) (Mar 2017-May 2017), Tawam Hospital under Johns Hopkins, Al Ain city, United Arab Emirates, mostly performedanesthesia cases in OR (ortho, General, OB, Plastic, Vascular, Bariatric)

Expert Medical Reviewer: (Jun 2017-present), Medical expert advisor on complex Anesthesia/Pain mgmt. cases for various Medical Boards.

Mock Oral Examiner: (4/2014-present, work part-time with Dr. Ho, ANConsultants). Train and help Anesthesia Oral Board applicants, for the ABA oral exam.

MedHealthConsulting, LLC(April 2014-present), CEO and owner, Medical practice development and management, developing pain mgmt. center of Excellence. Mentoring and training of physicians, while setting up practices.


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Pain Management Fellowship (7/2004-6/2005), University of Texas, Houston, Pain Center


Clinical Anesthesiology Residency (7/2001-6/2004), University of Texas, Houston

Internship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (6/2000-6/2001), University of Texas, Houston


Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, M.B.B.S (2/91-6/96).


  • Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology (DABA).
  • Diplomate American Board of Pain medicine (DABPM)
  • Full Medical Licensure: Texas, Arizona, Florida and Maine (active, unrestricted)
  • SAMHSA-Suboxone certification for Opioids dependence (2006)

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RESEARCH (presented/published)

“A retrospective analysis of airway management in obese patients at a teaching institution”. Hagberg CA, Vogt-Harenkamp C, Kamal J. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Aug;21(5):348-51. Epub 2009 Aug 22.

“Use of Episure AutoDetect Syringe (Indigo-Orb), for identifying the epidural space for Lumbar epidural steroid injection in Pain management. A study/survey from the residents in a teaching institution.” Poster presented at NYSORA World Anesthesia Congress Mar 2010 in Dubai

Spinal epidural abscess: a diagnostic challenge, case presented at ASRA annual meeting, San Diego, Nov 2016

Pre-surgical Psychological Evaluation for Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation: A Case of Treatment Failure despite medical indication (poster presented at NJSIPP pain symposium New Jersey, Nov 2015)

“Equipments / adjuncts available to anesthetists for the management of difficult airway: A Transatlantic Survey”. World Congress of Anesthesiologists 2008, South Africa (Poster)

“Retrospective analysis of airway management in morbidly obese patients”. Vogt-Harenkamp C,J. Kamal,. 8th AmericaJapan AnesthesiaCongress 2005, Hawaii (Poster)

“CSEA for labor and C-section: An audit of pruritis and motor impairment during labor and requirements for sedation during surgery”. Vandenberg A, Kamal J. ASA 2003 meeting (Poster).

“Research protocol, H26214, Efficacy of Propranolol in the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome” (was involved at VA as Co-PI)

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  • Music, Teaching, Table Tennis, Basketball
  • Languages, English, Urdu, Hindi

Personal of Dr. Junaid Kamal

  • Citizenship: USA, Texas Resident
  • Marital status: Married with three children.

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