Jasmit Parihar, MD
Medical Director, Anesthesiology
NYC surgical associates is fortunate enough to have Dr Jasmit Parihar, an exceptional anesthesiologist with a background at the forefront of modern anesthesia, that includes clinical teaching at cutting edge training programs for anesthesia where she passed-on her highly-skilled anesthesia techniques to the world’s next generation of anesthesiologists.
Her remarkable ability to smoothly administer anesthesia and pain control, is proportional to her extensive background and training. Dr Parihar received her B.S. in biology from the prestigious New York Institute of Technology. Following this, she completed her Doctorate of Medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she was also elected to represent her class as their Vice President. Despite the rigorous demands of her medical curriculum and political appointment, she also found time for service work as a member of the South Asian Health Initiative, a group that provides care to patient populations without adequate access to healthcare in underserved communities.
Her residency in anesthesia at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, allowed her to further refine her skills in anesthesia and pain control, while at several large volume centers in the New York metropolitan area. Following residency, Dr Parihar accepted a position working within Columbia University’s Department of Anesthesia as a clinical instructor and later as assistant professor. She also began working with the Global Smile Foundation while at Columbia, a group that helps provide reconstructive surgery to children born with congenital malformations of the face. Thousands of children with cleft palates have been given corrective surgery since she became involved with their organization.
She has also served as assistant professor for the Department of Anesthesia at New York Medical College, where she published research on the utilization of new treatments for regional pain control.
Dr. Parihar is board certified by the American Board of Anesthsia, and she is a member of several professional societies for anesthesia, including the American Society of Anesthesiology and the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.
When Dr Parihar is not using her expertise relieving pain and administering anesthesia, she can be found practicing yoga or traveling. She is an avid reader who multilingual and fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi, and Spanish.