Specialty Focus

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Regional Anesthesiology
  • Perioperative Care
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Innovation
  • Biotechnology

Services & Clinical Interests

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Public Advocacy and Policy
  • Public Health
  • FDA Regulatory Guidelines
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Drug Development
  • Innovative Health Technology
  • Chronic and Acute Pain
  • Regional Anesthesiology
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Palliative Care

Residency & Fellowship

  • Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine – Anesthesiology Pain Fellowship -
  • National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -Clinical Research Scientist Track -
  • Georgetown University Hospital – Anesthesiology Residency
  • Georgetown University Hospital – Chief Resident

Fellowship & Post Doctoral Education

  • Harvard Medical School/McClean Hospital – Founding Fellow of ICPA
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Hacking Medicine Institute
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Drug Development and Drug Technology Professional Education
  • Mayday Foundation – Media, Public Policy and Advocacy Fellow
  • Wharton School of Business – Total Leadership Program at University of Pennsylvania

Anesthesiologist + Pharmacologist + Pain Specialist

Currently at Princeton University at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Dr. Anita Gupta is currently at Princeton University as a Liechtenstein Institute Fellow and Robertson Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She has been faculty at both University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Drexel University College Medicine in Philadelphia where she served as Vice Chair, Associate Professor as a  board-certified anesthesiologist, pain specialist, pharmacologist, and author of several books including Interventional Pain Medicine and Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice and forthcoming 50 Studies Every Anesthesiologist Should Know by Oxford University Press. As a recognized, international authority on in medicine, Dr. Gupta has served as a drug expert on CNN, Doctor Oz, Forbes, Stat News, The Guardian, Fox News, and NBC, The Examiner, Parade, and many others. She has commented on high profile medical cases related to Bill Cosby, Angelina Jolie, Prince, Lady Gaga and Tiger Woods to name a few. Dr. Gupta has served as an advisor to the FDA on the AADPAC Committee on pain products and opioid medications specifically during the national opioid public health discussion. She is also currently a contributor to The Hill, a news journal read by prominent Capitol Hill leaders and congressional members and leaders. She previously was a founding fellow of the Institute of Coaching at Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital and has also completed the Wharton Total Leadership Program during.  She has completed post-doctoral education and clinical research training at both the National Institutes of Health and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is has been a member of the GIEESC working group of the World Health Organization, founder of Society of Women in Medicine (SWIM), and has been a recipient of American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) based in Washington D.C,  Learner’s award and also the Patients Choice and Compassionate Physician Choice Award. She also completed the health advocacy and public policy fellowship with the Mayday Foundation.  She has earned broad recognition for her advocacy and community outreach and has been an invited presenter at numerous influential medical and advisory forums for her leadership on the opioid crisis issue. Dr. Gupta completed her Doctorate in Pharmacy at Rutgers University and her medical degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her residency in anesthesiology at Georgetown University Hospital and National Institutes of Health at NHLBI. Following residency, Dr. Gupta completed a pain management fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  from where she joined the teaching and clinical faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in the department of anesthesiology and pain medicine. At Princeton University she is studying health policy and matters related to healthcare including understanding technology, and innovation for patients and providers alike.

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