Sanjay M. Bhananker, MB BS

Sanjay M. Bhananker, MB BS


On staff since December 2002

Academic Title: Professor

  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Mehta, S., Bhananker, S., Posner, K., Domino, K.
      Operating room fires: a closed claims analysis
      Anesthesiology, 2013 : 1181133-9

    Published Books, Videos, Software, etc.

    • Bhananker, S., Schwid, H.
      Anesoft: Developed Screen-based simulation software on pediatric trauma.

    Other Publications

    • 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
    • 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
    • Nunn C, Uffman J, Bhananker SM
      Bilateral tension pneumothoraces following jet ventilation via an airway exchange catheter.
      17285420 Journal of anesthesia, 2007 : 76-9
    • 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


Board Certification(s)

Anesthesia (Non-ABMS)

Medical/Professional School

Goa Medical College, Goa


Anesthesia, Goa Medical College, Goa


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