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Vandana Sharma, MD, FASA

Vandana Sharma, MD, FASA
Appointed 08/06/16
4736 Upstate University Hospital
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4259

Current Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Director of Acute Pain of Anesthesiology
  • Director of Pain Medicine Service of Anesthesiology of Anesthesiology
  • Associate Program Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship of Anesthesiology of Anesthesiology

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: Acute Pain Management, Chronic Pain Management, General Anesthesia, Pain Treatment, Regional Anesthesiology


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 2013, Pain Management
  • Residency: University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 2012, Anesthesiology
  • Internship: University at Buffalo School of Medicine, 2009, Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Ultrasound Guided Regional anesthesia

    Chronic pain management

    Acute Pain management

Education Interests

  • Multimodal Analgesia protocols

    Ultrasound Guided Regional anesthesia


Research Interests

  • Optimization of Epidural analgesia for postsurgical pain management

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome


Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain


  • Adults


  • Acute Pain
  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Precision Blocks
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • General, Regional and Monitored Anesthesia
  • Pain Control
  • Pain Management for Chronic Illness
  • Periphal blocks
  • Spine Pain Treatment


  • Medical Society of The State of New York
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Hindi
Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/sharmav
Faculty Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/faculty/sharmav