Director, Chronic Pain,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Board Member,
Cancer Pain Research Consortium

Amitabh Gulati, MD is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician practicing in New York City. He is Director of Chronic Pain, specializing in interventional cancer pain management, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, completed his anesthesiology residency at Emory University School of Medicine, and obtained his pain management fellowship diploma from Weill Cornell School of Medicine in 2007. Dr. Gulati completed his acupuncture certification at the Helms Medical Institute in 2007, and is licensed to practice in the state of New York.

He is a faculty member of the Weill Cornell pain management fellowship in New York City, as the Director of the Weill Cornell Pain Medicine Fellowship. He regularly gives lectures and teaches at workshops on topics involving ultrasound guided pain procedures, sympathetic blocks in cancer pain management, and non-invasive neuromodulation techniques. His current research involves the use of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of neuropathic pain and the use of both Platelet Rich Plasma and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for pain management and functional improvement in the cancer pain population.



Recent Sessions at Neurovations Events

2018 Cancer Pain Research Consortium Annual Meeting

  • Moderator: Maximizing Effect, Minimizing Invasiveness
  • Moderator: Pharmacotherapy

2018 Napa Pain Conference


Select Publications

  • Glare, P. A., Davies, P. S., Finlay, E., Gulati, A., Lemanne, D., Moryl, N., … & Syrjala, K. L. (2014). Pain in cancer survivors. Journal of clinical oncology32(16), 1739.
  • García, P. S., Gulati, A., & Levy, J. H. (2010). The role of thrombin and protease-activated receptors in pain mechanisms. Thrombosis and haemostasis104(06), 1145-1151.
  • Malhotra, V. T., Root, J., Kesselbrenner, J., Njoku, I., Cubert, K., Gulati, A., … & Kaplitt, M. (2013). Intrathecal pain pump infusions for intractable cancer pain: an algorithm for dosing without a neuraxial trial. Anesthesia and analgesia116(6), 1364.
  • Gulati, Amitabh, et al. “A retrospective review and treatment paradigm of interventional therapies for patients suffering from intractable thoracic chest wall pain in the oncologic population.” Pain Medicine 16.4 (2015): 802-810.
  • Loh, J., & Gulati, A. (2015). The use of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in a major cancer center for the treatment of severe cancer-related pain and associated disability. Pain Medicine16(6), 1204-1210.