Shekhar A. Ghamande, MD

Scott & White Healthcare

Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship

Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Advanced Lung Disease, Cardiovascular Impact of Sleep Apnea, COPD/Emphysema, Septic Shock, Sleep Disorders

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pulmonary Disease
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Critical Care Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine

  • Scott & White Appointment
    September 6, 2011

  • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, University of Mumbai, India, MD

  • Specialty Training
  • Internal Medicine, S.U.N.Y at Stony Brook, NY
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Publications and Research
  • C Montjoy, S Hadique S Ghamande, G Graeber. Intralobar bronchopulmonary sequestration in adults over age 50. Case series and Review. West Virginia Medical Association journal 2012; 108: 8-12
  • N Konnur, S Ghamande. Pediatric sleep disorders: Safety, Neurocognitive, and behavioral issues. P146-155 In Surrani S, Subramanian S. Sleep & Safety. Publisher Bentham Science.978-1-60805-271-4, 2011
  • S Ghamande, H Dedhia. COPD: Look beyond the Airway Obstruction, Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Current reviews in respiratory medicine. 2011; 7: 61-69
  • S Ghamande, S Subramanian. Sleep Apnea. Book chapter. Conn''s Current therapy, 2010 ed.
  • S Bashir, S Ghamande. Sleep and Asthma. Current reviews in respiratory medicine 2009;5:202-206
  • N Konnur, S Ghamande. Sleep and pediatric pulmonary medicine. Current reviews in respiratory medicine 2009;5:207-212
  • R Kaw, F Michota, A Jaffer, S Ghamande, D Auckley, J Golish. Unrecognized sleep apnea in surgical patient: Implications for the perioperative settings. Chest, Jan 2006;129:198-205
  • R Kaw, J Golish, S Ghamande, R Burgess, N Foldvary, E Walker. Incremental risk of obstructive sleep apnea on cardiac surgical outcomes. J Cardiovasc Surg 2006;47:683-9
  • Swigris J DO, Ghamande S MD, Rice T MD, Farver C MD. F. Diffuse idiopathic neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia: An Interstitial lung disease with airway obstruction. J of Bronchology 2005;12(1):62-65
  • Ghamande S, Stoller JK. Role of patent foramen ovale in pulmonary medicine. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 2003;10(2):111-112
  • Saad C, Ghamande S, Minai O, Murthy S, Pettersson G, DeCamp M, Mehta AC. The role of self-expanding metallic stents for the treatment of airway complications after lung transplantation. Transplantation 2003;75:1532-8
  • Ghamande S, Rafanan A, Dweik R, Mehta AC, Arroliga A. Role of transbronchial Needle aspiration in patients receiving mechanical ventilation. Chest 2002;122:985-989
  • Hajj-Ali R, Ghamande S, Calabrese L, Arroliga A. CNS vasculitis in the intensive care unit. Critical Care Clinics 2002;18:897-914
  • Ghamande S,Ramsey R, Rhodes J, Stoller JK. Right hemidiaphragmatic elevation with a right-to-left interatrial shunt through a patent foramen ovale. Chest 2001;120:2094-96
  • Ghamande S, Fleming P, Mehta AC. Radiation-induced bronchial necrosis. J of Bronchology 2000;7:164-165
  • 17. Velazco J, Ghamande S, Surani S. Chapter 13. Phrenic Nerve Pacing: Current Concepts. In A. Rocka (Ed.) Current Issues and Recent Advances in Pacemaker Therapy. Publisher InTech. 978-953-51-0703-3. August 2012

  • Awards and Honors
  • “Best attending physician," Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, 2010
  • “Excellence in teaching for an off-service rotation,” Emergency Medicine Residency Program, West Virginia University, 2010
  • “Dean’s award for excellence in clinical services," section of pulmonary and critical care medicine, West Virginia University, 2010

  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • society of critical care medicine
  • American academy of sleep medicine

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Hindi, Marathi


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    Scott & White Sleep Institute
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508