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Arun Kalava MD, FASA

Arun Kalava MD, FASA

Dr. Kalava is the medical director of Breakthru.

He is a Board Certified, Mayo Clinic Acute Pain & Regional Anesthesia Fellowship trained Anesthesiologist, who is a world expert in Ultrasound use for regional anesthesia (nerve blocks).

Not only does he practice ultrasound guided nerve blocks (zero radiation unlike X-rays used by other pain physicians), but also, teaches anesthesiologists and pain physicians from all over United States and around the world how to advance their skills and provide better care to their patients using an ultrasound. To learn more about his teaching, numerous publications, awards and accomplishments, please click below.

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (2018)

  • Editor-in-Chief, Pain Medicine, StatPearls Publications, Florida (2018)

  • Best Anesthesiology Resident, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (2014)

  • Chief Anesthesiology Resident, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

  • The Brokenshire-Forsythe Memorial Award for Best Original Scientific Paper Presented by the Physicians Alumni Association of the Methodist Hospital (2013)

  • 2nd Prize, Oral Presentation, Anesthesiology Residentsā€™ Night New York Academy Of Medicine, New York, NY

  • Best Anesthesiology Resident, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (2013)

  • The Brokenshire-Forsythe Memorial Award for Best Original Scientific Paper Presented by the Physicians Alumni Association of the Methodist Hospital (2012)

  • 1st place, American College of Physicians (ACP) Pennsylvania Southeastern 2010 Poster Competition; Title: Excessive Test Ordering (2010)