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Lesley K. Rao, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management

Specialty Areas

Pain Management
Vertebroplasty
Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology
Pain Management

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

cancer pain management; interventional pain therapies including vertebroplasty, spinal cord stimulation, and radiofrequency ablation techniques.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 14
Office Phone: 314-362-8820
Fax: 314-362-9471

Education

Education

BA, Biology, Spanish Literature: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 2001
Medical Degree: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2006
Residency, Anesthesiology: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2010
Fellowship in Pain Management: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Role of Cytochrome P4502B6 Polymorphisms in Ketamine Metabolism and Clearance.
Rao LK, Flaker AM, Friedel CC, Kharasch ED
Anesthesiology. 2016 Dec; 125(6)1103-1112.

PMID:
    27763887
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Influence of nitrous oxide anesthesia, B-vitamins, and MTHFR gene polymorphisms on perioperative cardiac events: the vitamins in nitrous oxide (VINO) randomized trial.
Nagele P, Brown F, Francis A, Scott MG, Gage BF, Miller JP, VINO Study Team.
Anesthesiology. 2013 Jul; 119(1)19-28. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31829761e3.

PMID:
    23856660
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 antagonism with fenobam: examination of analgesic tolerance and side effect profile in mice.
Montana MC, Conrardy BA, Cavallone LF, Kolber BJ, Rao LK, Greco SC, Gereau RW 4th
Anesthesiology. 2011 Dec; 115(6)1239-50. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318238c051.

PMID:
    22037639
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative myocardial injury after major head and neck cancer surgery.
Nagele P, Rao LK, Penta M, Kallogjeri D, Spitznagel EL, Cavallone LF, Nussenbaum B, Piccirillo JF
Head Neck. 2011 Aug; 33(8)1085-91. doi: 10.1002/hed.21577.

PMID:
    20886662
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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