Vasudha Goel, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Vasudha Goel

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 294
Mpls, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Courtney Bridell

Administrative Phone
612-626-3284

Administrative Email
bride030@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology


Medical School, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India, 1999-2004

Residency, Anesthesiology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2008-2011

Fellowship, Pain Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, 2011-2012

Summary

As an Interventional Pain Management specialist, I enjoy the privilege of working with patients to find avenues to improve their quality of life. I work in a multidisciplinary team diagnosing and managing chronic pain patients using a variety of interventional techniques.

Expertise

Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Professional Associations

American Society of Regional Anesthesia; American Society of Anesthesiologists; Indian Medical Association

Research

Research Summary/Interests

"Comprehensive Pain Institute". Collaborating with oncology, palliative and neurosurgery, to develop the chronic pain implantable electronic device program. Completed a number of successful spinal cord stimulator implants, intrathecal drug delivery system implants. Performed the first peripheral nerve stimulator in the MHealth Fairview system for both cancer and non-cancer chronic pain patients.

Publications

Publicatons:

Martin, L. F., Moutal, A., Cheng, K., Washington, S. M., Calligaro, H., Goel, V., Kranz, T., Largent-Milnes, T. M., Khanna, R., Patwardhan, A., & Ibrahim, M. M. (2021). Green Light Antinociceptive and Reversal of Thermal and Mechanical Hypersensitivity Effects Rely on Endogenous Opioid System Stimulation. The Journal of Pain. PMID: 34157406 doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2021.05.006

Goel, V., Patwardhan, A. M., Ibrahim, M., Yang, Y., Sivanesan, E., Banik, R. K., Shannon, C., & Shankar, H. (2021). Industry Payments to Pain Medicine Physicians: An Analysis of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Open Payments Program. Pain Medicine (Malden, Mass.), 22(6), 1376-1386. PMID: 33765136 doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa450

Goel, V., Moran, B., Kaizer, A. M., Sivanesan, E., Patwardhan, A. M., Ibrahim, M., DeWeerth, J. C., Shannon, 4th, C., & Shankar, H. (2021). Opioid Prescriptions by Pain Medicine Physicians in the Medicare Part D Program: A Cross-Sectional Study. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 132(6), 1748-1755. PMID: 33591120 doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000005399

Lee, J. Z., Glasgow, A. E., Habermann, E. B., Scott, L., Shen, W. K., Kusumoto, F. M., McLeod, C. J., Goel, V., Kaginele, P., Cha, Y. M., Friedman, P. A., Asirvatham, S. J., & Mulpuru, S. K. (2021). Liposomal bupivacaine during subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation for pain management. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology: PACE, 44(3), 513-518. PMID: 33494121 doi: 10.1111/pace.14175

Goel, V., & Shankar, H. (2021). Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding: "Adverse Events and Complications Associated With Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights From the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database". (4th ed., vol. 24, pp. 798). Neuromodulation: Journal of the International Neuromodulation Society. PMID: 34160872 doi: 10.1111/ner.13418

Presentations:

"Journal Club: Intrathecal Drug Administration", INS webinar, International Neuromodulation Society. (August 19, 2021).

"Adverse events and complications of Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights from MAUDE database", NSUKI webinar, UK & Ireland Neuromodulation Society. (February 3, 2021).

 "Factors contributing to lingering pain & Peripheral nerve stimulation for post-operative pain", Pain Medicine Journal Club, Department of Anesthesiology, UNMC, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska, United States. (August 31, 2021).

 "Perioperative considerations for CPSIED patients", Grand rounds for the Department of Anesthesiology UNMC, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. (August 18, 2021).

"IPM a part of multidisciplinary management in the cancer survivor", Grand Round for Palliative Service, UMN, UMN, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. (March 10, 2021).

 "Perioperative consideration with Chronic Pain Spinal Implantable Electronic Devices", Grand Rounds, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. (February 2021).

 "Longitudinal Medical Care for a patient with CPSIED", Grand rounds, Palliative Care Department, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. (January 28, 2021).

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Site Director for the Pain medicine fellowship program, University of Minnesota

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology