Rakhi Dayal

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Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
School of Medicine
University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South, B53-226G, Orange CA 92868
Mail Code: 1350
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Patient safety, quality care, interventional pain procedures, neuromodulation, opioid tolerance, opioid use disorder, cannabis, sustainability, diversity, equity, inclusion, and mentorship
Research Abstract
27. Acute Pain Management in Polytrauma Patient on Active Buprenorphine Use. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2020

26. HF-10 for Chronic Pelvic Pain .NANS. Peter Huynh MD, Rakhi Dayal MD, Joseph Villaluz MD, Ariana Nelson M 2020

25. Cutaneous Skin lesion as a side effect of Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation NANS. Adrian Darryll Sulindro MD, Richard Thai DO, Rakhi Dayal MD, Aaron Przybysz MD PHD

24. Thoracic epidural to treat acute rib fracture pain in a patient with a spinal cord stimulator. California Society of Anesthesiologists 2019

23. Patient selection for cannabidiol as an analgesic modality: a case report.Neil Shah, MD; Darin Scribner, DO; Brent Yeung, MD; Rakhi Dayal, MD; Shalini Shah, MD2019

22. Concurrent Use of Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide Monoclonal Antibodies with Botulinum Toxin for the Treatment of Chronic Migraine Headaches. Peter Huynh MD, Darin Scribner MD, Rakhi Dayal MD*, Aaron Przybysz MD Ph. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2019

21. Cannabis as an Opioid Weaning Adjuvant in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: A Case Series. Ariana Nelson MD, Rakhi Dayal MD.American Society of Regional Anesthesiaand Pain Medicine 2018

20. Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Role in Patients with Opioid based Intrathecal Drug Delivery Device. Authors: Revik Vartanian MD, Brent Yeung, MD, Rakhi Dayal, MD. American Academy of Pain Medicine 2018

19. A novel approach to a chronic pain patient with rib fractures: erector spinae plane catheter vs thoracic epidural. Angeline Nguyen, MD and Rakhi Dayal, MD. American Society of Regional Anesthesia 2018

18. Pain and Opioid Related Concerns in Schools. Elika Salimi, Rakhi Dayal. Poster Presentation. University of California, Irvine 2018

17. Failure of Baclofen Pump Catheter related to Strenuous Exercise: A Case Report. Revik Vartanian DO, Rakhi Dayal MD, Brent Yeung MD, Jihan Grant MD. North American Neuromodulation Society 2018

16. Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Failure Noted During Routine Pump Refill in an Asymptomatic Super Obese Patient. Harjot Singh MD, Andrui Nazarian MD, Rakhi Dayal MD. North American Neuromodulation Society. Oral Presentation 2017

15. Intrathecal Morphine Pump Air Entrapment During Routine Pump Refill. Harjot Singh MD, Andrui Nazarian MD, Rakhi Dayal MD. American Society of Regional Anesthesia 2017

14. Implementation of a multidisciplinary palliative and supportive care education lecture series. Shawna Chan, Solomon Liao, Leslie M. Randall, Aaron Kheriaty, Rakhi Dayal, Jeffrey V. Kuo, Joseph Nguyen, Charles Vega, Robert Bota, Cris Barrios, Mudit Dabral, Randy We. Palliative Care Oncology Symposium 2017

13. Opioid Prescribing for Pediatric Inpatients. Tracy Burns MD, Rakhi Dayal MD. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia 2017

12. Pediatric Opioid-Related Health Care Encounters in California. Tracy Burns MD, Rakhi Dayal MD. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia 2017

11. Prevent the swiss cheese phenomenon when using the central line catheter and endotracheal double lumen tube. Melinda Eshelman MD, Rakhi Dayal MD. American Society of Anesthesiology 2017

10. Perioperative Neuraxial Procedures for patients with Spinal Cord Stimulator. R. Dayal, H. Ho, B. Record, K. Ahn. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2016

9.Accidental Prescription Overdose Deaths and Marijuana: Association or Aberration. P. Gulur, E. Banh, R. Dayal. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2015

8. Acute Intermittent Porphyria: Challenges in Perioperative Pain Management Kashfian-Halimi S., Dong C., Dayal R., Arnaudov D. Western Anesthesia Residents Conference 2014

7. Inhalational induction to assess ventilation. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. 2011

6. Unexpected distribution of the neurolytic agent following celiac plexus block. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois 2011

5. Anesthetic management for a patient with severe cardiomyopathy and multiple system thrombosis. Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Chicago 2011

4. Hemoptysis after Pulmonary Thrombectomy. Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Cincinnati 2010

3. Rocuronium and Anaphylactic Reaction. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois 2009

2. Intubation in unstable cervical spine: ILMA or Macintosh laryngoscope? Can J Anaesthesia (51): A272004

1. Ease of tracheal intubation in immobilized cervical spine Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway. 7th Conference of International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society, New Delhi, India 2003
Short Biography
Double board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Dayal is the Program Director of Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. As committee Chair she is a strong advocate of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Mentorship. Dr. Dayal has dedicated efforts to education, patient safety, and quality care. She is passionate about interventional pain, healthcare epidemic of opioid use disorder, sustainability, and the developing science of cannabis.
1. Effective Leadership and Patient Safety Culture. Brooke Albright-Trainer, MDa, Rakhi Dayal, MD, Aalok Agarwala, MD, MBA, Erin Pukenas, M. Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. 2020

2. Occipital Nerve Blocks in the Emergency Department for Initial Medication-Refractory Acute Occipital Migraines. Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine. Yanuck, Justin; Shah, Sagar; Jen, Maxwell; Dayal, Rakhi 2019

3. Compounded Topical Analgesics: Raising Awareness and Understanding. American Society of Anesthesiology. David M. Dickerson, Rakhi Dayal 2019

4. Attenuation of cardiovascular responses to ketamine: comparative evaluation of lignocaine and clonidine. Indian Journal of Anesthesia (46): 457-459, 2002 Gupta P.K., Sehgal R., Gupta M., Kawatra R.
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