Padma Kandadai, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Padma Kandadai
85 E. Concord St


Padma Kandadai, MD is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She is the Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and treats a full-spectrum of pelvic floor disorders including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, bowel dysfunction, pelvic floor dysfunction, and recurrent urinary tract infections. She is interested in providing cost-effective care and often she collaborates with colleagues to treat these disorders. Dr. Kandadai is also the Clerkship Director for the OBGYN clinical clerkship for the third year medical students at BUSM and directs medical student education for the department.


  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University, MD
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, MPH
  • Boston University, BA


  • Published on 4/8/2022

    Wilson SB, Shaikh SP, Rosenkranz P, Rush I, Kandadai P, Wang DS, McAneny D. Multidisciplinary Project to Prevent Postoperative Urinary Tract Infection. J Am Coll Surg. 2022 Jun 01; 234(6):1101-1109. PMID: 35703805.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Kandadai P, Mcvay S, Larrieux JR, O'Dell K. Knowledge and Comfort With Pessary Use: A Survey of US Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov/Dec; 22(6):491-496. PMID: 27661211.

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  • Published on 3/1/2016

    Kandadai P, Duenas-Garcia OF, Pilzeck AL, Saini J, Flynn MK, Leung K, Patterson D. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Patient-Controlled Valve Catheter and Indwelling Foley Catheter for Short-term Bladder Drainage. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar-Apr; 22(2):88-92. PMID: 26829348.

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  • Published on 9/1/2015

    Kandadai P, Saini J, Patterson D, O'Dell K, Flynn M. Urinary Retention After Hysterectomy and Postoperative Analgesic Use. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sep-Oct; 21(5):257-62. PMID: 25521470.

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  • Published on 5/1/2015

    Kandadai P, O'Dell K, Saini J. Correct performance of pelvic muscle exercises in women reporting prior knowledge. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 May-Jun; 21(3):135-40. PMID: 25349943.

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  • Published on 1/13/2015

    DueƱas-Garcia OF, Kandadai P, Flynn MK, Patterson D, Saini J, O'Dell K. Patient-focused websites related to stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse: a DISCERN quality analysis. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jun; 26(6):875-80. PMID: 25578872.

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  • Published on 9/1/2014

    Kandadai P, Kandadai V, Saini J, O'Dell K, Patterson D, Flynn MK. Acute urinary retention after cesarean delivery: a case-control study. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 20(5):276-80. PMID: 25181378.

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  • Published on 5/1/2014

    Kandadai P, Flynn M, Zweizig S, Patterson D. Cost-utility of routine endometrial evaluation before le fort colpocleisis. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 May-Jun; 20(3):168-73. PMID: 24763159.

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