Swetha R. Pakala, MD
It is our pleasure to highlight ASRA’s October Member Spotlight, Dr. Swetha R. Pakala.
Dr. Pakala is an attending anesthesiologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, NY, where she is also the director of the hospital’s Global Health Initiatives Program.
Dr. Pakala received her medical degree from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Following an internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, Dr. Pakala returned to UCSF where she completed a residency in anesthesia and perioperative care. She then went on to do a regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine fellowship at HSS and stayed on as an attending anesthesiologist on the perioperative team.
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