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Dr. Abhijit Biswas


Dr. Abhijit Biswas

Assistant Professor


Dr. Abhijit Biswas completed his Medical College training at the N.R.S. Medical College in Kolkata, India from May 2000-April 2008. He completed his Anesthesia Residency training at the College of Anesthesia in Ireland from July 2008- June 2015. Dr. Biswas then completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, a Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia at Toronto Western Hospital and a Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia at the Hospital for Sick Children.

Dr. Biswas graduated in 2014 with a MSc in Anesthesia from the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland and University College in Dublin. His ongoing research interest is in: Adductor canal block for knee surgeries and Serratus block for thoracic surgeries in both the adult and pediatric populations.

Recent Publications

Biswas A, Luginbuehl I1, Szabo E1, Caldeira-Kulbakas M1, Crawford MW1, Everett T1. Use of Serratus Plane Block for Repair of Coarctation of Aorta: A Report of 3 Cases. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018 Aug;43(6):641-643. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000801

Biswas A, Castanov V, Li Z, Perlas A, Kruisselbrink R, Agur A, Chan V. Serratus Plane Block: A Cadaveric Study to Evaluate Optimal Injectate Spread. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018 Jul 30. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000848. [Epub ahead of print]

Biswas A, Perlas A, Ghosh M, Chin K, Niazi A, Pandher B, Chan V. Relative Contributions of Abductor Canal Block and Intrathecal Morphine to Analgesia and Functional Recovery after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Regional Anesth Pain Med. 2018 Feb; 43(2): 154-160.