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Kanishka Rajput, FASA, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

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Kanishka Rajput, FASA, MBBS

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Dr. Rajput is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Pain Medicine at Yale University. Dr. Rajput graduated from the esteemed All India Institute of Medical Sciences in India. After finishing her internship at Yale University School of Medicine, she completed Anesthesiology residency and fellowship in Interventional Pain at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Rajput specializes in Interventional Pain procedures for a wide variety of chronic non malignant and malignant pain syndromes. She treats all patients using a multidisciplinary approach with various modalities encompassing interventions, non opioid analgesics, physical therapy and pain psychology. She offers a variety of interventional techniques that complement her comprehensive treatment approach for each patient. Actively involved in clinical research, her focus is on studying trajectories of chronic post surgical pain, devise strategies aimed at reducing perioperative opioid consumption with use of multi modal analgesics and outcomes of various interventional pain procedures.

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine (2009)


  • It’s just a Blood Patch!!! Medically challenging cases.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2019
    American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) -Fall meeting
  • Effects of increasing BMI on epidural placement difficulty and failure: A Retrospective chart review of prospectively collected quality assurance data
    Chicago, IL, United States 2011
    2011 Midwest Anesthesia Residents’ Conference (MARC)
  • Interspinous Gap: a Better Predictor of Ease of Neuraxial Blockade
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2010
    American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) - Fall meeting
  • A case of Complete Airway Obstruction with NIM EMG ETT
    Cincinnati, OH, United States 2010
    Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC)
  • Effective Exercise Habits of the Formerly Obese
    Chicago, IL, United States 2007
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Meeting

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Summer Fellowship Research awardAll India Institute of Medical Sciences2004

Professional Service

Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA)Member2019 - Present
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain MedicineMember2018 - Present
Connecticut State Society of AnesthesiologistsMember2013 - Present
American Society of AnesthesiologyMember2013 - Present

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