Description of Research Expertise
Music Medicine in the Perioperative Setting
Decision Making in Acute & Chronic Pain Medicine
Opioid Free and Multimodal Anesthetics
Kelsey R. Lawrence, DO, MBS, Gautam Sharma, MD, and Veena Graff, MD, MS: The Pain Medicine Paradox: Why Women Avoid this Field, and What Can be Done About It
ASRA Pain Medicine News : 2022.
Grosh, Taras; Kim, James; Graff, Veena; Mariano, Edward; Elkassabany, Nabil: Is there a correlation between Altmetric Attention Scores and citation count in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine journal articles? Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 47 (10): 2022.
Veena Graff, Justin T Clapp, Sarah J Heins, Jamison J Chung, Madhavi Muralidharan, Lee A Fleisher, Nabil M Elkassabany: Patient Involvement in Anesthesia Decision-making: A Qualitative Study of Knee Arthroplasty Anesthesiology 135 (1): 111-121,2021.
Carlson, Caitlin: "Can This Music Improve Your Health" Nike : 2021.
Jessica Delfino: I Sang Through Labor to Manage the Pain New York Times : 2021.
Ochroch J, Qi V, Badiola I, Grosh T, Cai L, Graff V, Nelson C, Israelite C, Elkassabany NM.: Analgesic efficacy of adding the IPACK block to a multimodal analgesia protocol for primary total knee arthroplasty. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine 45 (10): 799-804,2020.
Jenny Taitz: "Five-Minute Coronavirus Stress Resets - How to get unstuck from your anxiety." New York Times : 2020.
Veena Graff, Lu Cai, Ignacio Badiola, Nabil M Elkassabany: Response to letter, ‘Music therapy as sole anxiolytic may not replace standard pharmaceutical agents, but it is definitely contributory’ by Dr. Bhakta and Dr. Harmon Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine 45 : 318,2020.
Priyanka Ghosh MD, Lynn Kohan MD, MS, Veena Graff MD, MS: Kambin’s Triangle Approach to Transforaminal Epidural Injections American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine (ASRA) E-newsletter : 2020.
Dan Cook: Sounds of Sedation - Help Patients to Tune In to Tune Out Outpatient Surgery Magazine : 2019.
Academic Contact Information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
51 N. 39th Street 223 Wright-Saunders
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366