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Kanishka Rajput, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

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Kanishka Rajput, MD, FASA

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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.

Professional Service

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain MedicineASRA Pain Medicine Pain Abstract Review Subcommittee2022 - Present
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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