• Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Western University, Canada (2009-2012)
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida (2012-2015)
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida (2015-2020)
  • Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida (2020-)
  • Medical Director, Nemours Institute for Clinical Excellence (2012-)
  • Board of Directors, Florida College of Emergency Physicians (2018-)


For a complete list of awards, presentations, and publications, please click here.



  • Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence. University of Central Florida. 2018
  • Physician Service Excellence Award. Nemours Children’s Hospital. 2018
  • Physician Excellence Award. Nemours Children’s Hospital. 2018, 2019


  • Canadian Pediatric Emergency Medicine Review, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. Presentations: Pediatric Hematologic Emergencies. 01/2020
  • CLINCON 2020, Orlando, FL. Presentation: Approach to Child with Altered Sensorium. 07/2020
  • Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine, New Delhi, India. Presentation: Major Pediatric Trauma. Panel Discussion: Pediatric Emergencies. 11/2019
  • Symposium by the Sea. Pediatric Track. Boca Raton, FL. Pediatric Trauma Workshop- Course Director. 08/2019
  • Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference- Program Chair. Orlando, FL Presentation: Top 5 Articles. 07/2019
  • Emerald Coast Conference. Pediatric Track- Workshop Director, Destin, FL. Workshop on Neonatal Emergencies. 06/2019
  • 8th Pedia Dubai International Pediatric Conference, Dubai, UAE. Presentations: Pediatric Asthma & Respiratory Emergencies. Approach to Pediatric Sepsis & Shock. 03/2019
  • Society of Pediatric Urgent Care Annual Conference. Pediatric Urgent Care Simulation Workshop- Course Director. 10/2018
  • National Assembly of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, NAPEM 2018, Bengaluru, India. Pediatric Simulation Workshop Director. Presentation: Effective Communication in Pediatric Emergencies. 04/2018
  • 7th Pedia Dubai International Pediatric Conference, Dubai, UAE. Presentation: Pediatric upper Airway Emergencies. Workshop: Pediatric Shock Resuscitation. 04/2018


  • Kalidindi S. Strategies for teaching effective communication Skills. Cancer Cytopathol. 2018 Jul;126(7):445-446. Epub 2018 Apr 23.
  • Kalidindi S, Kirk M, Griffith E. In-Situ Simulation Enhances Emergency Preparedness in Pediatric Care Practices. 2018 Oct 1;10(10):e3389.
  • Kalidindi S; Lacy T, MD. Primary Care Office Preparedness for Pediatric Emergencies. Pediatric Annals. 2018;47(3):e93-e96

Education & Specialties

  • Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership, University of New England. 2011
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Wayne State University. 2008
  • Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital of Michigan. 2005
  • Master of Public Health- Health Administration, University at Albany. 2002
  • Doctor of Medicine, MBBS, Bangalore Medical College. 2000


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Simulation -CHSE



  • UCF MD program
  • Nemours Pediatric Residency
  • GME Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Research Interests:

  • Medical Education
  • Medical Simulation
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine