Veena Graff MD, MS is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is a CPORT (Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation) scholar focusing on perioperative health services research, from the viewpoint of the patient.
Her research focuses on the benefits and the implementation of music in the perioperative setting for patients undergoing surgery to improve the overall patient experience in a hospital setting. Dr. Graff's research also focuses on evaluating patient understanding and decision making with regional anesthesia and pain management therapies in the acute and chronic pain and perioperative settings. She is active in teaching opioid training lectures for practicing physicians on the hospital, state, and medical school level at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.
Dr. Graff is board-certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. She received her MS from Purdue University and her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed both her anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at the University of Vermont Medical Center.