Our Doctors


Dr. Krishna Poddar ,M.B.B.S. MD
FIPM (Fellowship Pain Management)

Personal Detail

  1. Profession: Specialty – Interventional Pain Specialist and Anesthesiologist
  2. Professional License : WB MCI 50518 (M.B.B.S. and M.D.)
  3. Address : AL 49, Sec-II, Salt Lake gallery4City, Kolkata – 700091
  4. Phone : +91 9432226838 Mobile: 98300 48445.
  5. E-mail: drpoddark@yahoo.co.in / contact@kolkatapainrelief.com
  6. Website : wwwkolkatapainrelief.com

Clinical Experience:

DR. KRISHNA PODDARAssociate in a well-established and renowned Interventional pain practice since 2006.I have extensive experience in simple and complex Pain procedures . Experienced in Acute pain , all type of Regional anaesthesia blocks with Ultrasound guided,Land mark Techniques,and Nerve stimulator Techniques. Performed more than 5000 Labour analgesia since 1992.

First to perform in Eastern india-Intrathecal Morphine Pump, Percutaneous Hydro discectomy and Nucleopasty and Peripheral Nerve Stimulators. Cool RF, Endoscopic Discectomy

Experience in all type of Pain Interventions like Epidural Blocks, Transforaminal Blocks, Facet Blocks, Radiofrequency ablation , all type of sympathetic blocks, Disc Procedures, Gaserian Ganglion Block, Neurolytic Blocks for Cancer pain, Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty and all musculoskeletal pain blocks USG guided and fluoroscopic guided.



  • Examiner of IAPM–ISSP first Fellowship exam at Delhi in January 2018
  • Assistant Professor Department of Anaesthesia and Pain
  • Vivekananda Institute of Medical Science Kolkata since 2013-Present
  • Faculty at Aesculup academy at Dardia pain Clinic Kolkata Sept 2007-2009) 
  • Classes for undergraduates during three years residency from 1989-1992
  • Faculty for DNB students at AMRI hospital Dhakuria from 2008 to 2012
  • Visiting Faculty in Pain and Anaesthesia at Tripura Medical College since November 2017


Faculty and Guest speaker


  • Faculty at First Live workshop on Interventional Pian Management on 22-01-2019 at Bankura Medical college
  • Organized first Hand on workshop on USG-MSK pain in Kolkata on 22-12-2018
  • Invited speaker at 12 th Annual conference of IDA Kolkata city Branch 1-12-2018
  • Invited speaker and faculty at Pain workshop at Raipur June 2018
  • 4th ISPCCON Lucknow November 2018
  • ISACON Kolkata November 2017
  • 3rd International Pain Conference Aswan Egypt March 2018
  • ASOCON 2019 Ahmedabad Jan 2019
  • ASOCON 2018 Delhi Feb 2018
  • President of ASOCON 2017 Kolkata, 2nd National conference of Anaesthesia society for Obesity Feb 2017
  • ASOCON 2016 Indore
  • Organizing secretary of first EPM workshop in Eastern India.
  • Organizer and Faculty 6 EPM Lite and 2 UPFRONT programs in Kolkata
  • ICRA PAIN 2017 Pune
  • ICRA Pain 2016 Kolkata
  • ICRA PAIN 2015 Kolkata
  • First ASOCON 2016 Indore
  • International Congress on Endometriosis (ICE 2015) Kolkata
  • Central Asia Regional Congress MWIA 2015 Kolkata
  • IMS East Zone Conference 2015 Kolkata
  • ISSPCON 2019 Benglure
  • ISSPCON 2018 Delhi
  • ISSPCON 2017 Jaipur
  • ISSPCON 2016 Indore
  • ISSPCON 2015 Chennai
  • ISSPCON 2014 Mumbai
  • ISSPCON 2013 Nagpur
  • ISSPCON 2012 Bangalore
  • ISSPCON 2011 Chandigarh
  • ISSPCON 2010 Jabalpur
  • ISSPCON 2009 Silver jubilee Hyderabad
  • ISSPCON 2008 Vellore
  • ISSPCON 2007 Ahmedabad
  • 8th South Asian Regional Pain Society Congress Dhaka Bangladesh February 2018
  • 7th South Asian Regional Pain Society Congress Ahmedabad India November 2014
  • First World Pain Symposium by WIP and 3rd ICIPM Kolkata November 2013
  • 2nd ICIPM 2012 Delhi
  • Prof Anjali Chatterjee memorial Oration at AMWI (WB) Kolkata July 2012
  • Global Update Of Pain at Bombay Hospital-November 2015
  • Global Update Of Pain at Bombay Hospital-November 2009
  • Global Update Of Pain at Bombay Hospital November 2006
  • ISACON 2005 Kolkata- Pain workshop and Paper Presentation
  • ISSP WBCON Kolkata 2006,2008,2009, 2011,2012,2014 and 2018
  • ISACON West Bengal State Conference Kolkata 2006,2008,2009,2011,2012,2014,2015 and 2016
  • ISAJAC Kolkata 2010 and 2013 and 2015
  • ISNACC 2010 Kolkata Live demonstration of Pain Blocks in Workshop
  • RACPCON 2008 Kolkata Guest lecture
  • All India Women Doctors Conference 2008 Kolkata
  • Pain workshops in ISA Chhattisgarh Raipur May 2007 Live demonstration of Blocks
  • AICOG Golden Jubilee conference Jan 2007 Kolkata Guest lecture on Obstetric Anesthesia
  • AICOG 2007 Kolkata Live Demonstration of Labor Analgesia at Workshop on Labor Management
  • BOGSCON Kolkata 2005,2006 and 2008
  • Organizing Secretary ISSPWBCON 2012 Kolkata
  • Participated in Masters Class 2017 Hong Kong  on Neuropathic Pain
  • Faculty at PACH Hyderabad 1st July2017
  • Faculty at IASP-ISSP Multidisciplinary Evidence-Based Pain Management Program Mumbai 14-15 July 2017




  • Contributed chapter Krishna Poddar ,Calciphylaxis and its Pain Management in Book Titled Symptom oriented Pain Management by Dr Baheti et al-ch 44,2017
  • Contributed two chapters in book Textbook of Pain Management third Edition by Dr Muralidhar Joshi- Occipital Nerve Block for Occipital Pain Phantom Pain Syndrome
  • Krishna Poddar1,Sumanta Das Gupta2,Rachit Gulati3-Epidural Alcohol Neurolysis–A Good Option for Cancer Pain Management in Developing Countries – Journal of Anesthesia & Critical Care: Open Access Volume 6 Issue 5 – 2016
  • Krishna Poddar1,Rachit Gulati2-Lumbar Facet Interventions J Recent Adv Pain 2017
  • Krishna Poddar1, Rachit Gulati2, Managing Late onset primary erythromelalgia with oral pregabalin ,nternet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology 2017;(5)1:CS1
  • Chief Editor of Book On Obesity Anaesthesia in 2017
  • Abstract in Pain Practice September 2007
  • Paper – Child (Pediatric Journal.)
  • Write up in many CME Book on pain and anesthesia


Poster Presentations  World Congress


  • Poster Presentation at World congress IASP Boston USA September 2018
  • Poster Presentation at EFIC Copenhagen September 2017
  • Poster Presentation at World Congress IASP Yokohoma Japan September 2016
  • Poster Presentation at World Congress IASP Milan Italy August 2012
  • Poster Presentation at World Congress IASP Montreal Canada September 2010
  • Poster Presentation at World Congress WIP at NY USA in March 2009
  • Poster Presentation at World Congress WIP at Budapest Hungry in Aug 2007




  • President ASO India 2018-1019
  • G C member in IAPM in ISSP 2017-2021
  • Secretary ISA Kolkata Metro city Branch (2018-2021)
  • Joint Secretary IMA North city Kolkata (2018-2020)
  • Past EC Member Indian Society for Study of Pain for 6 years (2007-2013)
  • Past Vice President Indian Society for Study of Pain West Bengal since (2012-2016)
  • Past Secretary Indian Society for Study of Pain West Bengal since (2009-2012)
  • Past Treasurer Indian Society for Study of Pain West Bengal since (2006-2009)
  • Member Editorial Board ISSP Pain Journal since 2008
  • Chair Person AMS Indian Medical Association North West Branch since 2016
  • Served at different posts since 2000 at IMA North West Kolkata-Present
  • Past Eastern Zonal coordinator AORA India 2011-2012
  • Member WIP World Institute Pain
  • Member International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), Seattle, WA 98105, USA. Since 2009
  • Life member Indian society of Anaesthesiology (ISA )since 1990
  • Life Member Indian Medical Association(IMA) since 1993
  • Founder member of Indian Neuromodulation Society
  • Founder Member Anaesthesia society Of Obesity (ASO) India
  • Life Member of Indian society for study of Pain (ISSP) since 2005
  • Life Member of Indian Menopausal Society (IMS)
  • Life Member of Association Medical Women India Mission (AMWI) West Bengal
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Palliative care (IAPC)
  • Life member AORA


Community Outreach     


  • I am working as Pain consultant at Seva Pratishthan Hospital Kolkata since 2013
  • I have worked for 14 years (1994-2008) in Anandalok Hospital, a charitable hospital in Kolkata,
  • Worked as Honorary Anaesthesiologist in Marwari Relief Hospital (1992-1998)
  • Worked as Honorary anaesthesiologist at Vishudhanand Hospital (1992-1994)
  • Involve in different social works in field of education and Health

Educational qualification


  • Medical Graduation-MBBS (Aug1983-Aug 1988)
  • Pandit JNM Medical College, Ravi Shankar University Raipur Chhattisgarh Aug
  • Post Graduation-M.D. Anaesthesiology (Aug1989-Aug 1992)
  • Pandit JNM Medical College. Ravi Shankar University Raipur Chhattisgarh Aug
  • FIPM-(April 2006) Aesculup Academy Germany at Delhi pain management centre India
  • FIAPM (IAPM-ISSP) July 2018

Post Doct0ral Training


  • Pain management Oct. 2005- at Tata memorial cancer hospital Mumbai
  • Pain management April 2006-fellowship in interventional pain management by Aesculup academy Germany at Delhi Pain Management Centre
  • Pain Management April 2006-at Gangaram Hospital Delhi
  • Pain Management May 2005-Sep 2007- at Chornock Hospital Kolkata by Dr.Gautam Das
  • Pain Management March 2009- at The Pain Institute, Louisville, KY,USA and Cornell Medical college Hospital NY USA
  • Pain Management June 2010 at Nepean Hospital, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • Visited to BIDM Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston USA in September 2018
  • Training in Regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy at Chicago USA in September 2018


References: Available Upon Request