Research


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The importance of good communication in treating patients’ pain. Gupta A. JAMA Journal of Ethics. 2015 Mar 1;17(3):265-7.

PMID: 25813595
JAMA ETHICS

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Gupta A, Rosenquist R. Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain. UpToDate. 2018
UP TO DATE

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Effect of MRI on treatment results or decision making in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy referred for epidural steroid injections: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Cohen SP, Gupta A, Strassels SA, Christo PJ, Erdek MA, Griffith SR, Kurihara C, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Cornblath D, Vu TN. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jan 23;172(2):134-42. Epub 2011 Dec 12. PMID:22157067
JAMA INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Quality assurance and assessment in pain management. Gupta A, Ashburn M, Ballantyne J. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011 Mar;29(1):123-33. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

PMID:21295757
ANESTHESIOLOGY CLINICS


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Epidural injections for spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the “control” injections in randomized controlled trials. Bicket MC, Gupta A, Brown CH 4th, Cohen SP. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct;119(4):907-31.

PMID: 24195874
ANESTHESIOLOGY

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Novel Use of Pharmacogenetic Testing in the Identification of CYP2C9 Polymorphisms Related to NSAID-Induced Gastropathy. Gupta A, Zheng L, Ramanujam V, Gallagher J. Pain Med. 2015 May;16(5):866-9.

PMID: 25585969
PAIN MEDICINE

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Patient perception of pain care in the United States: a 5-year comparative analysis of HCAHPS. Pain Physician. 2014 Sep-Oct;17(5):369-77

PAIN PHYSICIAN

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Gupta A, Scott K, Dukewich M. Innovative Technology Using Virtual Reality in the Treatment of Pain: Does It Reduce Pain via Distraction, or Is There More to It? Pain Med. 2018 Jan 1;19(1):151-159.
PAIN MEDICINE


Selected Publications

  • Gupta A. A Single-Center, Randomized, Open-Label Trial to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Ibuprofen Versus Intravenous Ibuprofen Plus Intravenous Acetaminophen in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty Surgeries. Pain Physician. September 2016.
  • Gupta A, Rosenquist R. Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain. UpToDate. 201
  • Cohen SP, Peterlin BL, Fulton L, Neely ET, Kurihara C, Gupta A, Mali J, Fu DC, Jacobs MB, Plunkett AR, Verdun AJ, Stojanovic MP, Hanling S, Constantinescu O, White RL, McLean BC, Pasquina PF, Zhao Z. Randomized, double-blind, comparative-effectiveness study comparing pulsed radiofrequency to steroid injections for occipital neuralgia or a migraine with occipital nerve tenderness. Pain. 2015;156(12):2585-2594. PMID: 26447705
  • Gupta A. Targeted Novel Pharmacotherapy to Improve Outcomes in Opioid-Induced Constipation. The Journal of Family Practice. J Fam Pract. 2015 Nov;64 (11 Suppl 2). PMID: 26697546
  • Gupta A, Sconza. Perioperative Pain Optimal Pain Control During Caesarean Surgery. Pain Medicine News. May 2015.
  • Gupta A. Improving the Recognition and Diagnosis of Opioid-Induced Constipation in Clinical Practice. J Fam Pract. 2015 Oct;64(10 Suppl 1). PMID: 26561554
  • Improvement in chronic low back pain in an obese patient with topiramate use. Gupta A, Kulkarni A, Ramanujam V, Zheng L, Treacy E. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Jun;29(2):140-3. PMID: 26095484
  • Effect of dosing interval on the pharmacokinetics of fentanyl pectin nasal spray from a crossover study. Chen C, Bujanover S, Gupta A. J Opioid Manag. 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):139-46. PMID: 25901479
  • The importance of good communication in treating patients’ pain. Gupta A. JAMA Journal of Ethics. 2015 Mar 1;17(3):265-7. PMID: 25813595
  • Successful treatment of post-thrombotic syndrome with the sequential lumbar sympathetic block. Gupta A, Portonova B, Dadachanji C. Pain Physician. 2015 Jan-Feb;18(1):E65-9. PMID: 25675072
  • Novel Use of Pharmacogenetic Testing in the Identification of CYP2C9 Polymorphisms Related to NSAID-Induced Gastropathy. Gupta A, Zheng L, Ramanujam V, Gallagher J. Pain Med. 2015 May;16(5):866-9. PMID: 25585969
  • Clinical and pharmacokinetic considerations of novel formulations of fentanyl for breakthrough cancer pain. Chen C, Gupta A. Pain Manag. 2014;4(5):339-50. PMID: 25350074
  • Patient perception of pain care in the United States: a 5-year comparative analysis of hospital consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems. Gupta A, Lee LK, Mojica JJ, Nairizi A, George SJ. Pain Physician. 2014 Sep-Oct;17(5):369-77. PMID: 25247895
  • Can mobile technology improve treatment of chronic pain? Christiansen S, Gupta A. Pain Med. 2014 Aug;15(8):1434-5. doi: 10.1111/pme.12479. Epub 2014 Jul 8. PMID: 2504076
  • Implementing a public health approach to the management of chronic pain in the USA. Gupta A, Weber N, Duwell M.Pain Manag. 2013 Jul;3(4):315-9. PMID: 24654817
  • Epidural injections for spinal pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the “control” injections in randomized controlled trials. Bicket MC, Gupta A, Brown CH 4th, Cohen SP. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct;119(4):907-31. PMID: 24195874
  • Safety and efficacy of once-daily gastroretentive gabapentin in patients with postherpetic neuralgia aged 75 years and over. Gupta A, Li S. Drugs Aging. 2013 Dec;30(12):999-1008. PMID: 24163280
  • Does pain score in response to a standardized subcutaneous local anesthetic injection predict epidural steroid injection outcomes in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy? A prospective correlational study. Cohen SP, Mao J, Vu TN, Strassels SA, Gupta A, Erdek MA, Christo PJ, Kurihara C, Griffith SR, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Chen L. Pain Med. 2013 Mar;14(3):327-35. doi: 10.1111/pme.12027. Epub 2013 Jan 7.PMID: 23294538
  • Effect of MRI on treatment results or decision making in patients with lumbosacral radiculopathy referred for epidural steroid injections: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Cohen SP, Gupta A, Strassels SA, Christo PJ, Erdek MA, Griffith SR, Kurihara C, Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Cornblath D, Vu TN. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Jan 23;172(2):134-42. Epub 2011 Dec 12. PMID:22157067
  • Pharmacological treatment of opioid-induced hyperalgesia: a review of the evidence. Ramasubbu C, Gupta A. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2011;25(3):219-30. Epub 2011 Aug 11. Review. PMID: 21834699
  • Biomarkers and Immunomodulation as a treatment option for chronic pain conditions. Gupta A, Oshinsky C, Hewitt E. Pain Management. January 2011. Vo1 1:1.
  • Retrospective clinical evaluation of physician opioid prescribing practices in patients with aberrant behaviors. Gupta A, Patton C, Diskina D, Cheatle M. Pain Physician. 2011 Jul-Aug;14(4):383. PMID:21785482
  • Ketamine in pain management. Cohen SP, Liao W, Gupta A, Plunkett A. Adv Psychosom Med. 2011;30:139-61. Epub 2011 Apr 19. PMID:21508630
  • Cannabinoids for pain management. Thaler A, Gupta A, Cohen SP. Adv Psychosom Med. 2011;30:125-38. Epub 2011 Apr 19. PMID:21508629
  • Quality assurance and assessment in pain management. Gupta A, Ashburn M, Ballantyne J. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011 Mar;29(1):123-33. Epub 2010 Dec 16. PMID:21295757
  • Evidence-based review of the pharmacoeconomics related to the management of chronic nonmalignant pain. Gupta A, Mehdi A, Duwell M, Sinha A. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2010 Jun;24(2):152-6. PMID:20504139
  • Intrathecal catheter granuloma associated with continuous sufentanil infusion. Gupta A, Martindale T, Christo PJ. Pain Med. 2010 Jun;11(6):847-52. Epub 2010 Apr 29. PMID:20456073
  • Internet resources on managing chronic nonmalignant pain with opioids: the risks of addiction.Gupta A. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2010 Mar;24(1):71-5. PMID:20345206
  • Use of sublingual methadone for treating the pain of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis. Gupta A, Duckles B, Giordano J. J Opioid Manag. 2010 Jan-Feb;6(1):67-9. PMID:20297617
  • Retained intrathecal catheter fragment after spinal drain insertion. Forsythe A, Gupta A, Cohen SP. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;34(4):375-8. Review. PMID:19585702
  • Patient perception of pain care in hospitals in the United States. Gupta A, Daigle S, Mojica J, Hurley RW. J Pain Res. 2009 Nov 13;2:157-64. PMID:21197302
  • On the nature, assessment, and treatment of fetal pain: neurobiological bases, pragmatic issues, and ethical concerns. Gupta A, Giordano J. Pain Physician. 2007 Jul;10(4):525-32. Review. PMID:17660850
  • Gupta A, Christo PJ. Opinion on Opioid Abuse and Addiction. Journal of Clinical Nurse Practitioners. February 2009.
  • Gupta A, Giordano J. Pain care in Severely Neurally Compromised Patients (SNCPs). Practical Pain Management. November 2009.
  • Gupta A. Review of Sacroiliac Denervation. Pain Medicine News. November 2010.

Selected Chapters

  • Bhatia, G, Gupta A. Cervical Inter-Laminar Epidural Injections. In: Interventional Pain Medicine. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Popescu, A, Gupta A. Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Injections. In: Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Ramasubbu, C, Gupta A. Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation. In: Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Gupta A, Cohen SP. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction: Efficacy and Safety of Lateral Sensory Branch Neurotomy An evidence and knowledge-based review of the efficacy and safety of sacroiliac joint neurotomy including a review of radiofrequency ablation, cooled radiofrequency ablation technologies. DePalma (Editor). Interventional Pain Medicine.
  • Skeletal Muscle Relaxants. Chitra Ramasubbu, MD, Anita Gupta DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Chitra Ramasubbu, MD and Anita Gupta DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Devin Tang, MD and Anita Gupta, DO PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Anita Gupta DO, PharmD, Amna Mehdi, BS. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors.Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Beta Blockers. Anita Gupta DO, PharmD, and Amna Mehdi, BS. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Lisa Witkin, MD, Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Mona Patel, MD, and Anita Gupta DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Opioid Antagonists and Narcotic Reversal. Gaurav Bhatia, MD, and Anita Gupta DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Anita Gupta DO, PharmD, and Amna Mehdi, BS. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  • Thyroid Medications. Mona Patel, MD, Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD. In: Gupta, A and Singh-Radcliff, Nina. Editors. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. Oxford University Press. New York, NY.

Selected Abstracts & Medically Challenging Cases Presentations

  • Gupta A. Iatrogenic Drug-Induced CRPS. Medically Challenging Case. American Society of Anesthesiology October 2015.
  • Gupta A. Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Medically Challenging Case. American Society of Anesthesiology October 2015.
  • Gupta A. Opioid-Induced Constipation. Medically Challenging Case. American Society of Anesthesiology October 2015.
  • Gupta A. A Single-Center, Randomized, Open-Label Trial to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous Ibuprofen Versus Intravenous Ibuprofen Plus Intravenous Acetaminophen in Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty Surgeries. International Anesthesia Research Society, 2014 and Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiology, May 2014.
  • Gupta A. Post Surgical Acute Myelopathy in a Chronic Pain Patient. Medically Challenging Case. American Society of Anesthesiology October 2013.
  • Gupta A, Rambasubbu C. A Novel Immunologic Biomarker for Lumbar Radiculopathy Identified Via Epidural Technique. World Congress of Pain. 2012, Granada, Spain.
  • Gupta A. Bhatia G. Comparative Review of Patients’ Perception of Pain Care in the United States: Review of HCAHPS 2008 and 2009 data. International Association for the Study of Pain. 2010 Montreal CA.
  • Gupta A. Patton C. Retrospective clinical evaluation of physician opioid prescribing practices in patients with aberrant behaviors. American Academy of Pain Management. February 2010.
  • Gupta A., Daigle S., Mojica J., Hurley RW. Patients’ Perception of Pain Care in the United States: Review of HCAHPS 2008 data. American Society of Anesthesiology, Oral Presentation. October 2009, New Orleans, LA.
  • Bourdi M., M Korrapati., Gupta A., Chakraborty M., Pohl L. Molecular and Cellular Toxicology Section, LMI, NHLBI, NIH, DHHS Halothane – Induced Liver Injury in Balb/C and C57BL/6 Mice: Role of Metabolism and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Animal Susceptibility. 3rd International Drug Hypersensitivity Meeting. Presented on April 11-13, 2008, Paris, France.