MDFirst Research

Center Information

Amrendra Kumar, MD
MDFirst Research
1130 Hwy 9 Bypass W
Lancaster, SC 29720

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Dental and Oral Health
Family Medicine
Hepatology (Liver, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder)
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases
Trauma (Emergency, Injury, Surgery)



MDFirst Research is a Clinical Research center committed to helping sponsors meet and exceed their patient recruitment, quality assurance and data integrity goals efficiently. The center comprises of a network of Family Physicians in Primary Care as well as Urgent Care settings,Endocrinologist, Oncologist, Pulmonologists, Cardiologists, Gastroenterologists, Nephrologists, General Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons and Pain Management physicians with extensive experience in conducting Phase II to Phase IV Clinical Trials of medications as well as devices. We have highly motivated investigators and very dedicated co-ordinators who take pride in high enrollment and patient retention with minimal failure rate. All the study staff are GCP trained and strictly adhere to the study protocols.


Our Investigators have conducted trials in the following areas:

  • Diabetes
  • COPD
  • Antibiotics
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • NSAID induces gastritis
  • DVT prophylaxis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Device study


We are located at the heart of Lancaster city in South Carolina approximately 5miles from local airport and approximately 40 miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Closest hospital is Springs Memorial Hospital located within 3 miles. We have 2000sq ft. office space with a very comfortable patient lobby with amenities, three dedicated exam rooms, one procedure room, a dedicated monitor room with Internet access, copier-printer-scanner-fax. We have all the necessary equipment required for any clinical trial including restricted access drug and ancillary supply room, -70deg refrigerator, remotely monitored temperature system, centrifuge, small CLIA waived lab, phlebotomy room, X-Ray room with state of the art GE machine, EKG, Spirometry, Ultrasound, echocardiogram and vascular study facility, Some of the other out-patient services provided in this physician network include endoscopy, colonoscopy and sleep study. If there is a need for CT scan, Ultra Sounds, Echocardiogram, Holter Monitor, Dexa-scan (Bone density) or MRI, it can be done at the local radiology center.


Amrendra Kumar, MD
Board Certified in Family Medicine.
Associated with clinical trials for 15yrs.

Sanjeev Kumar, MD
Family Medicine

Shashi Naidu, MD

Stephen Bott, MD

Sanjay, Nandurkar, MD
Pain management

Carlos Albrecht, MD

Marion Betancourt-Albrech, MD


We cater to population in and around Lancaster area including Heath Springs, Richburg, Chester, Kershaw, in Indian-land, Rock hill and adjoining areas. The demographic distribution varies from one area to another but overall, African-Americans and Caucasians are almost equal and close to 50% with a small population of Hispanics and Asians.


The regulatory process is controlled centrally and we boast of quick turnaround time of 5days. We are capable of conducting inpatient, emergency room as well as out-patient studies in ambulatory setting. We can use both Local as well as central IRB for the studies. Patients are recruited through our own database as well as the patient database of these networking physicians affiliated with us, non-affiliated physician referrals, radio , television and the newspaper advertisements as well as social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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