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Basavana Goudra, MD

Basavana Goudra, MD Physician

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Goudra is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesia and sedation for GI endoscopy and bronchoscopy

Total Intravenous Anesthesia

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College
Residency: Bangalore Medical College
Residency: Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education
Residency: St. Luke's General Hospital
Residency: Portiuncula Hospital
Residency: Cork University Hospital
Residency: Mercy Hospital
Fellowship: South Infirmary - Victoria Hospital
Fellowship: Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children
Fellowship: St. Vincent University Hospital
Fellowship: Waterford Regional Hospital
Fellowship: St. James Hospital
Fellowship: The Rotunda Hospital
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


American Society of Anesthesiologists, National European Society of Anesthesia, International Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, International International Society for Anesthetic Pharmacology (ISAP)-Life Member, International Royal College of Anaesthetists UK, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Goudra is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Improving the safety of Anesthesia/sedation for gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, colonoscopy and bronchoscopy

Selected Publications:

Basu D, Singh PM, Tiwari A, Goudra B.: Meta-analysis comparing radial versus femoral approach in patients 75 years and older undergoing percutaneous coronary procedures. Indian Heart J : 2017.

Mohinder Singh P, Panwar R, Borle A, Mulier JP, Sinha A, Goudra B.: Perioperative analgesic profile of dexmedetomidine infusions in morbidly obese undergoing bariatric surgery- A meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis. Surg Obes Relat Dis : 2017.

Singh PM, Borle A, Gouda D, Makkar JK, Arora MK, Trikha A, Sinha A, Goudra B.: Efficacy of palonosetron in postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)—a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 34 : 459-82,2016 .

Singh Preet Mohinder, Panwar Rajesh, Borle Anuradha, Goudra Basavana, Trikha Anjan, van Wagensveld Bart A, Sinha Ashish: Efficiency and Safety Effects of Applying ERAS Protocols to Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis of Evidence. Obesity surgery : 2016.

Alvarez Adrian, Goudra Basavana G, Singh Preet Mohinder: Enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery. Current opinion in anaesthesiology : 2016.

Goudra Basavana, Singh Preet Mohinder: Airway Management During Upper GI Endoscopic Procedures: State of the Art Review. Digestive diseases and sciences : 2016.

Goudra Basavana, Singh Preet Mohinder: Failure of Sedasys: Destiny or Poor Design? Anesthesia and analgesia : 2016.

Goudra, Basavana, Arora, Shubhangi: Cosmetic Procedures and Office Based Sedation Springer International Publishing : 319-328,2016.

Goudra, Basavana, Singh, Preet Mohinder: Future Research and Directions in Out of Operating Room Anesthesia Springer International Publishing : 453-460,2016.

Goudra, Basavana, Singh, Preet Mohinder: Airway Devices in GI Endoscopy Springer International Publishing : 145-153,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
680 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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