Taras and Diana Grosh, MD Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Anesthesiology and Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus: Regional Anesthesia, Orthopedic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Block, Nerve Block Catheter, Acute pain, Nerve injury, Opioids/Opiates, Wrong side surgery, Epidural, Spinal, Spinal cord stimulator, CRPS, local anesthetic, ambulatory pump, Neuroanesthesia, neurosurgery, craniotomy, stroke, CVA

Education: Medical Doctor / Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, St. George’s School of Medicine / NYCOM; Anesthesiologist, Tufts at Baystate Medical Center; Regional Anesthesia and Chronic Pain Management, Tufts at Baystate Medical Center; Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice: 5

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We are a husband+wife team board certified and fellowship trained assistant professors of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the Univeristy of Pennsylvania (HUP). Dr. Diana Ayubcha is a fellowship trained in neuroanesthesiology and critical care from the HUP. She is the co-director of the neuroanesthesiology fellowship and lectures on impacts of anesthesia on neuromuscular skeletal diseases and medical legal. Dr. Ayubcha specializes in neurosurgical as well as neurointerventional radiology anesthesia related to pathologies of the brain such as tumor resection, brain aneurysm clipping and coiling, and acute stroke management. Dr. Taras Grosh is fellowship trained in regional anesthesia as well as acute and chronic pain medicine. He is currently the section chief of regional anesthesia at HUP and director of social media for Penn Anesthesia. His responsibilities for inpatient as well as outpatient orthopedic anesthesia involve completing >30 peripheral nerve blocks per day featuring single shot as well as continuous peripheral nerve blocks, anesthesia for total joint arthroplasty including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist. We send patients home with continuous nerve block catheters for postoperative pain control. Dr. Grosh also staffs an acute/chronic pain consult service creating care plans for patients with a history of opioid use disorder, acute on chronic pain, or chronic pain exacerbations. Dr. Grosh is a Member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists and founding member of the wellness special interest group. Dr. Grosh teaches faculty, residents, nurses locally and nationally on how to use an ultrasound for venous and arterial cannulation as well as performing peripheral nerve blocks. Both have written and peer-reviewed numerous chapters and papers in major journals and textbooks and are actively engaged in daily discussion about advances and events in their field. For immediate questions: 267.591.5688