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Kedar S. Deshpande, MD, FCCP Accepting New Patients


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Downstate Medical Center; Albert Einstein College of Medicine Affiliates
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
NPI # 1841200961
Gender Male
Language(s) Marathi, German
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Tufts Children's Hospital

MetroWest Medical Center
115 Lincoln St.
Main Hospital, Second Floor
Framingham, MA 01702
Phone #: 508-383-1525
Fax #: 508-383-1570

1. Deshpande K, Haramati L, Aldrich TK, Edelman M, and Villanueva E: Case Report: Foreign-Body Aspiration, Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis. Am Fam Physician 2000; 62(7):1513-18
2. Deshpande K, Shim C, Tortolani A, Kvetan V. Is trocar guidance for chest tube insertion a disappearing art. J Respir Dis 2002;23(2):96-98
3. Deshpande K, Hatem C, Karwa M, Ulrich H, Aldrich T, Kvetan V. The Use of Inferior Vena Cava Filter as a Treatment Modality for Massive Pulmonary Embolism. A Case Series and a Review of Pathophysiology. Respir Med 2002;96(12):984-9
4. Aldrich TK, Moosikasuwan M, Shah S, Deshpande K. Length -Normalized Pulse Photoplethysmography: A non-invasive method to measure blood hemoglobin. Ann Biomed Eng 2002;30:1291-8
5. Deshpande K, and Tortolani A, Kvetan V: Guidelines for the Management of Chest Tubes and Reported Complications. J Crit Illness 2003; 18(6):275-280 6. Deshpande K, Hatem C, Ulrich H, Currie B, Aldrich TK, Bryan-Brown C, Kvetan V. The incidence of infectious complications of central venous catheters at the subclavian, internal jugular and femoral sites. Crit Care Med 2005; 33(1): 13-20 7. Deshpande K, Appel D, Camacho M, Tanaka K., Kvetan V. The rapid resolution of ARDS using high doses of dexamethasone. Case report and review of the literature. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Feb;79(2):713-5 8. Deshpande K, Hatem C. Understanding the Femoral Catheter. Editorial. Crit Care Med. 2007 Oct;35(10):2459-60 Chapters: 1. Irwin and Rippie’s Intensive Care Medicine 5th edition. Kilkullen J, Deshpande K, and Kvetan V. The Transport of the Critically Ill Patient. P. 258-266 2. Krasko A, Deshpande K, and Bonvino S. Liver failure, transplantation, and critical care. Crit Care Clin 2003;19:1-29 3. The Management of Complication of Chest Tube Insertion. Accepted for a textbook of complications of critical care management being produced by the Division of Critical Care Medicine. Editorials: 1. Deshpande K. Total Parenteral Nutrition and Central Venous Catheter Infection. Editorial. Am J of Critical Care. 2003; 12(4): 326-6 and 380 Abstracts 1. Aldrich TK, Moosikasuwan M, Shah S, and Deshpande K: Length-Normalized Spectrophotometry: A Non-invasive technique to Measure Blood Hemoglobin Concentration. Chest 2000;118(4 Supp): 273-4S 2. Deshpande K, Ulrich H, Aldrich TK, and Kvetan V: The Incidence of Infectious Complication Using Femoral Vein Catheters. Amr J Resp Crit Med 2001;163(5): A27 3. Deshpande K, Ulrich H, and Kvetan V: Avoiding Thrombolysis for Massive Pulmonary Emboli: The Placement of an Inferior Vena Cava Filter. Am J Resp Crit Med 2001;163(5): A916 4. Deshpande K, Chung V, and Shim C: Treatment of Sarcoidosis with Concomitant Acid Fast Bacilli Organisms Am J Resp Crit Med 2000;163(5): A556 5. Karwa ML, Deshpande K, Kang P, Isaacs A, Ting L, and Prezant DJ. Myosin Heavy Chain (MHC) Gene Expression in Diaphragm after Chronic Respiratory Resistive Loading (CRRL). Am J Resp Crit Med 2001(5): A146
6. Deshpande K, Hatem C, Currie B, Aldrich T, Kvetan V, Ulrich H. Infectious Complications of Pulmonary Artery Catheters (PAC) and Deep Vein Catheters (DVC). Am J Resp Crit Med 2002; 165(8): A179
7. Deshpande K, Hatem C, Currie B, Aldrich T, Kvetan V, Ulrich H. The Incidence of Infectious Complication Using Femoral Vein Catheters (FVC). Am J Resp Crit Med 2002; 165(8): A179
8. Hatem CM, Deshpande K, Chung V, Maggiore D, Shim DS. Correlation Between V/Q Scan and Spiral CT for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism. Am J Resp Crit Med 2002; 165(8): A329
9. Deshpande K, Currie B, Hatem C, Ulrich H, Aldrich T, Bryan-Brown C, Kvetan V. The incidence of infectious complications of central venous catheters at the Subclavian, Internal Jugular and Femoral Sites. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, April 2003
10. Deshpande K, Hatem C, Ulrich H, Currie B, Aldrich TK, Bryan-Brown C, Kvetan V. The incidence of infectious complications of central venous catheters at the subclavian, internal jugular and femoral sites American Thoracic Society, May 2003
11. Krasko A, Como M, Deshpande K, Ogirala R, Ulrich H, Kvetan V. Utility of open lung biopsy for the etiologic diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome. American Thoracic society, May 2003
12. Patel S and Deshpande K. Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema from Severe Anxiety – American College of Physicians Massachusetts chapter, November 2004