Nabil Elkassabany, MD, MSCE, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is the Director of the sections of Regional and Orthopedic Anesthesiology. He is also the Director of the anesthesia service at the ambulatory surgery facility at Penn Medicine at University City. Dr. Elkassabany did his undergraduate and medical education at Alexandria University, Egypt. He completed his anesthesia residency training at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, and his regional anesthesia subspecialty training at the University of Florida at Gainesville, Florida. He earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics in 2012 from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Elkassabany was recently inducted to the Academy of Master Clinicians at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interest focuses on patients’ outcomes after orthopedic surgery, specifically patients who receive regional anesthesia in different clinical settings. He is especially interested in improving patient outcomes after major joint arthroplasty and defining the value added by regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine to patients’ perioperative experience.
Dr Elkassabany is currently an Associate Editor for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (RAPM) and for the Pain Medicine Journals. Dr. Elkassabany is the Chair of the communication committee in addition to being a member of the board of directors of ASRA.