MBBS DNB MD PhD Candidate FRCA MNAMS FFPMRCA FIPP FRCPC EDRA CIPS
Medical Director, Anesthesia and Pain Management
Dr. Bhatia is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and Clinical Director, Acute and Chronic Pain Services at Toronto Western Hospital (TWH). He is the Chair of the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group of the Canadian Pain Society, Treasurer-elect of the Canadian Neuromodulation Society, and one of five voting members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons’ Pain Medicine Specialty committee.
Dr. Bhatia’s clinical and research interests include the use of wearable technology and epidemiological tools for assessing outcomes of treatments for pain, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound-guided procedures for chronic neuropathic, musculoskeletal, and cancer pain, and neuromodulation. He has published over 50 papers, 6 book chapters, and co-authored two books on ultrasound-guided interventional pain procedures. He’s a member of the Editorial Board of Anesthesia & Analgesia, the European Journal of Pain, and Pain Medicine and the Treasurer for the Canadian Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Bhatia is also an Examiner for certification examinations of the World Institute of Pain and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.