Niloy Bhadra, MD, PhD

Staff Scientist
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
MetroHealth System
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Case School of Engineering
Cleveland FES Center

Dr. Niloy Bhadra is a Staff Scientist in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine. He has a background in Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering. His research includes the implementation of neuroprosthetic systems in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and investigation of electrical nerve block for the amelioration of spasticity, pain and some autonomic dysfunctions. He has wide experience in kilo Hertz frequency alternating current (KHFAC) nerve block and in direct current (DC) nerve block. This encompasses computer simulations of nerve block in a mammalian axon model and extensive experimental experience of nerve block in multiple animal models. He has more than 40 publications on KHFAC and direct current nerve block and is an inventor on more than 24 patents in the field of electrical nerve block. His research work is continuing in this developing field.

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Paralysis after Spinal Cord Injury
  • Paralysis After Stroke
  • Pain Reduction
  • Innovative Rehabilitation Technologies

Professional Memberships

2008-present IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Senior Member