Shuchita Garg


Brief Bio Data

I am Shuchita Garg, MD, DNB, MNAMS; an American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) certified board super specialist in Pain Medicine and a specialist in Anesthesiology, with rich experience in this advanced field of medicine for about twenty (20) years now.

After successful completion of four-year ACGME accredited residency in Anesthesiology and having gone through a rigorous selection and ranking process, I was selected to be a fellow in the ACGME accredited pain fellowship program, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. This facility offers cutting edge training for Chronic Pain Management. Here I got an opportunity to train with world-renowned mentors and faculty and be fluent in my practice.

Subsequent to completion of my fellowship in Pain Medicine in June 2015, I was offered a faculty position as Assistant Professor at my alumnus institute. I transitioned to Ohio in Jan 2017

I now work as the Director of Pain Clinic, University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC), Clifton Downtown Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Chronic Pain Management, UCMC, Cincinnati, Ohio.

I am on the international task force that formulated working guidelines on the lumbar facet mediated pain blocks and interventional procedures for patients with low back pain.

I am also on the panel for Care Innovation and Community Improvement Program which is is an initiative of MetroHealth System, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, UC Health and the University of Toledo Medical Center. Their aim is to decrease the rate of opioid use over the next three years by 12.01%.

Recently I have been awarded the TOP Doctors of 2020 award by Cincinnati Magazine

So far I have more than 40 peer-reviewed articles published in scientific journals and four book chapters. I also serve on the editorial boards of a few anesthesiology journals.

My areas of interest are
Low Back pain
Interventional Pain Medicine
Chronic Headaches
Fibromyalgias (esp the increasing incidence in females)
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Lumbar Facet Joint Pain
Opioid epidemic