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Dr. Kalyani Karandikar

Dr. Kalyani Karandikar

Dr. Kalyani Karandikar is Co-Medical Director at Congress Orthopedic Associates. She is a board certified anesthesiologist with fellowship training in Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesiology. Dr Karandikar's Specialty Interests include Acute Pain Management and Regional Anesthesiology, Acute Post-operative Pain management, Anesthesia for orthopedic procedures, Central Neuraxial and Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Ultrasound guided nerve blocks, Pain Management, Same Day Surgery, Outpatient Surgery, Ambulatory Anesthesia. Dr. Karandikar has had extensive training in ultrasound imaging and use of US-guided techniques for safely and effectively performing peripheral nerve blocks. Although she is well versed in practicing general anesthesia as well as neuro- and OB-anesthesia, her passion and interest remains in managing acute pain and performing selective peripheral nerve blockade to ensure the transition from surgery to recovery is as comfortable as possible for the patient. She has been in practice for over 7 years working both in the academic arena as Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at LAC-USC County Hospital/Keck Medical Center and in private practice as staff anesthesiologist at Methodist hospital in Arcadia.

In her spare time she loves traveling with her husband and spending time with their two young daughters.

Training Education Licensure

University of Southern California LAC-USC Medical Center
Acute Pain and Regional
Anesthesiology Fellowship

Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science/CMS Doctor of Medicine State of California
Post Graduate Training
University of Southern California Anesthesiology
Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science,/CMS
Masters in Medical Imaging Sciences

Board Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology

University of Illinois College of Medicine Internal Medicine, Internship University of California at Los Angeles Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology  
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie
  • Huntington Hospital
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Congress Orthopaedic Associates
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors 2014

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