Sanjay M. Bhananker, MB BS

Sanjay M. Bhananker, MB BS


On staff since December 2002

Academic Title: Professor


Medical/Professional School

Goa Medical College, Goa


Anesthesia, Goa Medical College, Goa


Anesthesia, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottowa
Anesthesiology, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool


  • Mehta, S., Bhananker, S., Posner, K., Domino, K.
    Operating room fires: a closed claims analysis
    Anesthesiology , 2013 : 1181133-9
  • Ramamoorthy C, Haberkern CM, Bhananker SM, Domino KB, Posner KL, Campos JS, Morray JP
    Anesthesia-related cardiac arrest in children with heart disease: data from the Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest (POCA) registry.
    20103543 Anesthesia and analgesia , 2010 May 1 : 1376-82
  • Bhananker SM, Liau DW, Kooner PK, Posner KL, Caplan RA, Domino KB
    Liability related to peripheral venous and arterial catheterization: a closed claims analysis.
    19377051 Anesthesia and analgesia , 2009 July : 124-9
  • Bhananker SM, Azavedo LF, Splinter WM
    Addition of morphine to local anesthetic infiltration does not improve analgesia after pediatric dental extractions.
    18184245 Paediatric anaesthesia , 2008 Feb. : 140-4
  • Bhananker SM, Ramamoorthy C, Geiduschek JM, Posner KL, Domino KB, Haberkern CM, Campos JS, Morray JP
    Anesthesia-related cardiac arrest in children: update from the Pediatric Perioperative Cardiac Arrest Registry.
    17646488 Anesthesia and analgesia , 2007 Aug. : 344-50
  • Nunn C, Uffman J, Bhananker SM
    Bilateral tension pneumothoraces following jet ventilation via an airway exchange catheter.
    17285420 Journal of anesthesia , 2007 : 76-9
  • Do KD, Bellabarba C, Bhananker SM
    Exertional rhabdomyolysis in a bodybuilder following overexertion: a possible link to creatine overconsumption.
    17304014 Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine , 2007 Jan. : 78-9
  • Bhananker SM, Azavedo L, MacCormick J, Splinter W
    Topical lidocaine and oral acetaminophen provide similar analgesia for myringotomy and tube placement in children.
    17079638 Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie , 2006 Nov. : 1111-6
  • Bhananker SM, Posner KL, Cheney FW, Caplan RA, Lee LA, Domino KB
    Injury and liability associated with monitored anesthesia care: a closed claims analysis.
    16436839 Anesthesiology , 2006 Feb. : 228-34
  • Hassani DA, Bhananker SM
    Postoperative airway obstruction after airway tumor debulking.
    16897248 Journal of anesthesia , 2006 : 237-9
  • Bhananker SM, O'Donnell JT, Salemi JR, Bishop MJ
    The risk of anaphylactic reactions to rocuronium in the United States is comparable to that of vecuronium: an analysis of food and drug administration reporting of adverse events.
    16115997 Anesthesia and analgesia , 2005 Sept. : 819-22, table of contents
  • Bhananker SM, Cullen BF
    Resident work hours.
    17021517 Current opinion in anaesthesiology , 2003 Dec. : 603-9
  • Bhananker, S., Schwid, H.
    Anesoft: Developed Screen-based simulation software on pediatric trauma.

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Analyzing the FDA reports of adverse reaction to muscle relaxants Organon Inc $20000