Physician to Physician

Our Medical Directors are here to support you.

Rachel Beddard, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Rachel Beddard joined BioBridge Global in August 2007. Prior to joining the organization, she worked for Johns Hopkins University as an Immunology Laboratory Research Associate, Tidewater Blood Research Laboratory, as the Medical Director, and Texas Cord Blood Bank, as the Medical Director. Dr. Beddard received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her graduate degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed her residency in clinical pathology at Eastern Virginia Medical School, serving as Chief Resident during her last two years. She then completed a fellowship in blood banking/transfusion medicine at UT Health Science Center San Antonio, followed by another fellowship in molecular pathology at UT Health San Antonio. She has licensures from Virginia, Texas, Georgia, and New York. She is also board certified in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine.

She can be reached at Rachel.Beddard@BioBridgeGlobal.org.

Samantha Gomez Ngamsuntikul, MD

Associate Medical Director

Dr. Samantha Gomez Ngamsuntikul joined BioBridge Global in October 2014. Dr. Gomez Ngamsuntikul received her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and her medical degree from the UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pathology at the UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston and completed a fellowship in blood banking/transfusion medicine at Stanford Medical School. She has licensures from Texas, Georgia, and New York. She is also board certified in Anatomic, Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine.

She can be reached at Samantha.Ngamsuntikul@SouthTexasBlood.org.

For your convenience, forms are available here for download:

Autologous Transfusion Order Form
Report of Suspected Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
Certifications
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IRL
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