Taras and Diana Grosh, MD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

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:

10

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

5

Additional Information

Drs. Grosh and Ayubcha are board certified and fellowship trained assistant professors of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Ayubcha trained in Neuro-Anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the Director of Anesthesia: Radiology, Neuro-radiology, and Neuro-Interventional Radiology, and Co-director of the NeuroAnesthesiology fellowship at Penn Medicine. She 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. Ayubcha is enrolled in the M.L. Program at University of Pennsylvania Law School and lectures on impacts of anesthesia on neuromuscular skeletal diseases and medical legal cases. Dr. Taras Grosh is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain and Chronic Pain from Tufts School of Medicine - Baystate. He is the Director of Lamont Regional Anesthesia at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. 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. 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 part of Penn Medicine's Nerve Center identifying and treating refractory nerve injury. Dr. Grosh is a Member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists. Dr. Grosh lectures regularly to faculty, residents, nurses locally and nationally on Regional Anesthesia Acute and Chronic Pain as well as how to use an ultrasound for venous and arterial cannulation as well as performing peripheral nerve blocks.