• Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine


  • English
  • Hindi


Vasudha Goel, MD, is a pain management physician who cares for patients in need of pain management and anesthesiology. As an interventional pain management specialist, she enjoys connecting with patients to understand their experience with chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Goel actively works with them to diagnose and manage chronic pain using a variety of interventional techniques.


Clinical Interests

Outcomes of interventional pain management

Chronic pain management in the cancer survivor



Chronic pain in the cancer survivor

Complex regional pain syndrome

Spine Pain (Herniated Disc, radiculopathies, etc.)

Chronic pain in the cancer survivor

Complex regional pain syndrome

Spine Pain- Herniated Disc, radiculopathies

Post Laminectomy Syndrome

Hip Pain

Joint, Knee, Elbow Pain


Whiplash syndrome



Complex regional pain syndrome


Epidural lysis procedure

Transforaminal, interlaminar, and caudal epidural steroid injections

Facet blocks

Intercostal nerve blocks

Joint injections

Radiofrequency denervation

Regional anesthesia techniques

Selective nerve root blocks

Shoulder pain

Spinal cord stimulation

Sympathetic nerve blocks - Stellate, celiac plexus, lumbar sympathetic, and ganglion impar blocks

Ultrasound-guided injections

Medical, physical therapy and a variety of x-ray guided and ultrasound-guided interventional pain management options are offered. These may include epidural steroid injections, joint injections, selective nerve blocks, and radiofrequency ablation techniques. In carefully selected patients, neuromodulation options with spinal cord stimulator trials and implants may be discussed in your visit. Intrathecal drug delivery system (pump) trial and the implant may also be an option in some patients.


Board Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology)
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Medical School
Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India





Leadership Roles

Pain Medicine Fellowship Site Director, UMN campus


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