Ratan Banik, MD, PhD

Ratan K. Banik, MD, PhD

Anesthesiologist

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Bangla

Care Philosophy

Dr. Banik is an anesthesiologist who did fellowship in the world-renowned University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, specializing in the interventional pain management. Dr. Banik's commitment to the field of pain medicine has been noted in a PhD degree in pain mechanisms and many peer reviewed publications in the professional journals including the Pain, Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia. Dr. Banik is committed to providing compassionate patient care, high quality outcomes and exceptional experiences for those who suffer from chronic pain.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Botox therapy for treatment of migraine
  • Chronic cancer pain
  • CRPS
  • Facet joint injections
  • Ketamine infusion and epidural infusion of anesthetics for treatment of CRPS
  • Medial branch nerve blocks
  • Migraine
  • Nerve blocks to relieve chronic knee pain
  • Neurolysis
  • Neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulator trials and implants
  • Occipital, supraorbital and suprascapular nerve blocks
  • Pain pump trial and implant
  • Sacroiliac joint blocks
  • Shoulder injections, Knee injection, and trochanteric bursa injection
  • Spine pain
  • Stellate, celiac plexus, lumbar sympathetic and ganglion impar blocks
  • Transforaminal, interlaminar and caudal epidural steroid injections
  • Trigger point injections

Education, Training and Certifications

Residencies

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

Fellowships

  • Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas MD, Houston, TX

Other Education

  • PhD in Pain Mechanisms

Academic Information

Assistant Professor