Ramana Naidu, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Acute Pain
Pain Committee Chair
Publications: 
Ramana K. Naidu. Pain Medicine Board Review by Marc Huntoon. Miscellaneous Pharmacology. 2017; (1):120-130.
Deer TR, Pope JE, Hayek S, Bux A, Buchser E, Eldabe S, De Andrés JA, Erdek M, Patin D, Grider JS, Doleys DM, Jacobs MS, Yaksh TL, Poree L, Wallace MS, Prager J, Rauck R, DeLeon O, Diwan S, Falowski SM, Gazelka HM, Kim P, Leong M, Levy RM, McDowell Ii G, McRoberts P, Naidu R, Narouze S, Perruchoud C, Rosen SM, Rosenberg WS, Saulino M, Staats P, Stearns LJ, Willis D, Krames E, Huntoon M, Mekhail N. The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): Recommendations on Intrathecal Drug Infusion Systems Best Practices and Guidelines. Neuromodulation. 2017 Jan 02.
Puntillo KA, Naidu R. Chronic pain disorders after critical illness and ICU-acquired opioid dependence: two clinical conundra. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2016 Oct; 22(5):506-12.
Sarin A, Litonius ES, Naidu R, Yost CS, Varma MG, Chen LL. Successful implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program shortens length of stay and improves postoperative pain, and bowel and bladder function after colorectal surgery. BMC Anesthesiol. 2016; 16(1):55.
Careskey M, Naidu R. Continuous Suprascapular Nerve Block With a Perineural Catheter for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Rescue Analgesia in a Patient With Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A A Case Rep. 2016 Jul 15; 7(2):37-40.
De Pinto M, Naidu RK. Peripheral and Neuraxial Chemical Neurolysis for the Management of Intractable Lower Extremity Pain in a Patient with Terminal Cancer. Pain Physician. 2015 Jul-Aug; 18(4):E651-6.
Thoha Pham, Ramana K Naidu. Basic Clinical Anesthesia. PK Sikka. Pain Management. 2015; 265-296.
Mark A. Schumacher, Allan I Basbaum, Ramana K. Naidu. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology. Opioid Agonists & Antagonists. 2015; 531-551.
Weyker P, Webb C, Naidu RK. Perioperative pain management in a patient with anaphylaxis to full mu-agonists presenting for head and neck salvage surgery. Pain Physician. 2015 Jan-Feb; 18(1):E83-5.
Naidu RK, Richebe P. In response. A A Case Rep. 2014 Oct 15; 3(8):112.
Cheah J, Yap E, Naidu R. Attempting to prevent persistent postamputation phantom limb and stump pain. A A Case Rep. 2014 Aug 1; 3(3):35-7.
Dickerson DM, Naidu RK. Preparing for the physician payment sunshine act. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2014 May-Jun; 39(3):185-8.
Naidu RK, Richebe P. Probable local anesthetic systemic toxicity in a postpartum patient with acute Fatty liver of pregnancy after a transversus abdominis plane block. A A Case Rep. 2013 Dec 1; 1(5):72-4.
Ramana (Ramo) K Naidu. A Review of the Stellate Ganglion Block/Cervical Sympathetic Block on the Prevention and Therapy of Cerebral Vasospasm After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. ICU Director. 2013; 4(4):161-165.
Naidu R, Flood P. Magnesium: is there a signal in the noise? Anesthesiology. 2013 Jul; 119(1):13-5.
Johnson SK, Naidu RK, Ostopowicz RC, Kumar DR, Bhupathi S, Mazza JJ, Yale SH. Adolf Kussmaul: distinguished clinician and medical pioneer. Clin Med Res. 2009 Sep; 7(3):107-12.
Honors and Awards: 
Fulbright Scholarship, World Health Organisation - European Regional Office, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2004-2005