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Rajbala Thakur, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 242-1300

Office: (585) 275-2141

Fax: (585) 473-5007

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Anesthesiology, Pain, Palliative Care



  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology


MD | Government Medical College Patiala (India)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2011
Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

10/01/1990 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

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Journal Articles

Chhibber AK, Lustik SJ, Thakur R, Francisco DR, Fickling KB. "Effects of anticholinergics on postoperative vomiting, recovery, and hospital stay in children undergoing tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy." Anesthesiology.. 1999 Mar; 90(3):697-700.

Kanazi GE, Perkins FM, Thakur R, Dotson E. "New technique for superior hypogastric plexus block." Regional anesthesia and pain medicine.. 1999 24(5):473-6.

Richardson MG, Thakur R, Abramowicz JS, Wissler RN. "Maternal posture influences the extent of sensory block produced by intrathecal dextrose-free bupivacaine with fentanyl for labor analgesia." Anesthesia and analgesia.. 1996 Dec; 83(6):1229-33.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Herpes Zoster and Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Book Title: Bonica's Textbook of Pain Management
Author List: R. Thakur, J. Kent, R.Dworkin
Published By: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins 2010

Chapter Title: Postherpetic Neuralgia. In: Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes. New York:
Book Title: Informa Healthcare
Author List: R. Thakur, A. Philip, J. Weeks.
Edited By: Gary W Jay, ed.
Published By: Informa Health 2010

Chapter Title: Pain Management and Regional Anesthesia
Book Title: Pharmacology and Pathophysiology of the Control of Breathing
Author List: Thakur, R; Bailey, P
Published By: Marcel Dekker 2005