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Harsha Shanthanna is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Associate Member to the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact at McMaster University. As an anesthesiologist and pain physician, Dr. Shanthanna is interested in researching interventions that improve pain care of older adults around the time of surgery and for those with chronic pain. Furthermore, Harsha is exploring challenges in pain management as they relate to daily functions and quality of life for older adults.


  • PhD, McMaster University
  • MSc, McMaster University
  • MD, Shivaji University
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