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Hariharan Shankar MD

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Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Anesthesiology
Division: Clinical
Program: Operating Room Service


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.


Clinical Expertise

  • Ultrasonography, Interventional
  • Pain Medicine
  • Publications (56)

  • Lead and Pulse Generator Migration After Spinal Cord Stimulation Implantation: Insights From an Analysis of 7322 Patients. (Speltz Paiz R, Kaizer A, Jain SV, Darrow DP, Shankar H, Goel V) Neuromodulation 2022 Aug 08 PMID: 35953425 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85136607716 08/12/2022    
  • Postoperative Oral Antibiotic Use and Infection-Related Complications After Spinal Cord Stimulator Surgery. (Goel V, Kaizer A, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, DeSimone DC, Sivanesan E, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2022 Jul;25(5):738-744 PMID: 35088754 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85124847201 01/29/2022    
  • Procedure-Related Outcomes Including Readmission Following Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Procedures: A Retrospective Cohort Study. (Goel V, Kumar V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Sivanesan E, Darrow D, Shankar H) Anesth Analg 2022 Apr 01;134(4):843-852 PMID: 34914642 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85127729075 12/17/2021       4 Citations
  • Adverse Events and Complications Associated With Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights From the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database (Goel V, Yang Y, Kanwar S, Banik RK, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Sivanesan E, Shankar H) Neuromodulation October 2021;24(7):1181-1189 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097420132 10/01/2021       6 Citations
  • Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding: "Adverse Events and Complications Associated With Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights From the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database". (Goel V, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2021 Jun;24(4):798 PMID: 34160872 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108380356 06/24/2021    
  • Response to Letter to the Editor Regarding: “Adverse Events and Complications Associated With Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights From the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database” (Goel V, Shankar H) Neuromodulation June 2021;24(4):798 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108380356 06/01/2021    
  • Industry Payments to Pain Medicine Physicians: An Analysis of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Open Payments Program. (Goel V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Yang Y, Sivanesan E, Banik RK, Shannon C, Shankar H) Pain Med 2021 Jun 04;22(6):1376-1386 PMID: 33765136 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108020359 03/26/2021    
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine expert panel recommendations on point-of-care ultrasound education and training for regional anesthesiologists and pain physicians-part I: clinical indications. (Haskins SC, Bronshteyn Y, Perlas A, El-Boghdadly K, Zimmerman J, Silva M, Boretsky K, Chan V, Kruisselbrink R, Byrne M, Hernandez N, Boublik J, Manson WC, Hogg R, Wilkinson JN, Kalagara H, Nejim J, Ramsingh D, Shankar H, Nader A, Souza D, Narouze S) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2021 Dec;46(12):1031-1047 PMID: 33632778 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85101843589 02/27/2021       13 Citations
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine expert panel recommendations on point-of-care ultrasound education and training for regional anesthesiologists and pain physicians-part II: recommendations. (Haskins SC, Bronshteyn Y, Perlas A, El-Boghdadly K, Zimmerman J, Silva M, Boretsky K, Chan V, Kruisselbrink R, Byrne M, Hernandez N, Boublik J, Manson WC, Hogg R, Wilkinson JN, Kalagara H, Nejim J, Ramsingh D, Shankar H, Nader A, Souza D, Narouze S) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2021 Dec;46(12):1048-1060 PMID: 33632777 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85101793043 02/27/2021       12 Citations
  • Opioid Prescriptions by Pain Medicine Physicians in the Medicare Part D Program: A Cross-Sectional Study. (Goel V, Moran B, Kaizer AM, Sivanesan E, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, DeWeerth JC, Shannon C 4th, Shankar H) Anesth Analg 2021 Jun 01;132(6):1748-1755 PMID: 33591120 PMCID: PMC9032896 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85106192398 02/17/2021    
  • Outcomes Associated With Infection of Chronic Pain Spinal Implantable Electronic Devices: Insights From a Nationwide Inpatient Sample Study (Goel V, Kumar V, Agrawal SN, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, DeSimone DC, Sivanesan E, Banik RK, Shankar H) Neuromodulation January 2021;24(1):126-134 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090932629 01/01/2021       3 Citations
  • Adverse Events and Complications Associated With Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems: Insights From the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) Database. (Goel V, Yang Y, Kanwar S, Banik RK, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Sivanesan E, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2021 Oct;24(7):1181-1189 PMID: 33306248 PMCID: PMC9034464 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85097420132 12/12/2020       6 Citations
  • Inappropriate Defibrillator Shocks During Cervical Medial Branch Radiofrequency Ablation: A Case Report. (Goel V, Shankar H, Mulpuru SK, Ramakrishna H) A A Pract 2020 Sep;14(11):e01286 PMID: 32985855 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092120606 09/29/2020       3 Citations
  • Outcomes Associated With Infection of Chronic Pain Spinal Implantable Electronic Devices: Insights From a Nationwide Inpatient Sample Study. (Goel V, Kumar V, Agrawal SN, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, DeSimone DC, Sivanesan E, Banik RK, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2021 Jan;24(1):126-134 PMID: 32929856 PMCID: PMC9076045 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090932629 09/16/2020       3 Citations
  • Indented intrathecal drug delivery system with loss of reservoir volume. (Goel V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Shankar H, Schultz DM) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2019 May 12 PMID: 31085577 PMCID: PMC8998784 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068003037 05/16/2019    
  • Complications associated with stellate ganglion nerve block: a systematic review. (Goel V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Howe CL, Schultz DM, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2019 Apr 16 PMID: 30992414 PMCID: PMC9034660 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067989329 04/18/2019       27 Citations
  • Lumbar 5 Nerve Root Injury Following Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator Lead Placement. (Khan Z, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2020 Feb;23(2):258-259 PMID: 30844113 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062788754 03/08/2019    
  • In Ultrasound Images, All That Is Black Is Not Always Fluid. (Gorski R, Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2018 May;128(5):1047-1048 PMID: 29664787 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85070833367 04/18/2018    
  • Ultrasound-Assisted Versus Fluoroscopic-Guided Lumbar Sympathetic Ganglion Block: A Prospective and Randomized Study. (Ryu JH, Lee CS, Kim YC, Lee SC, Shankar H, Moon JY) Anesth Analg 2018 Apr;126(4):1362-1368 PMID: 29189275 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034262067 12/01/2017       11 Citations
  • Review of Sympathetic Blocks: Anatomy, Sonoanatomy, Evidence, and Techniques. (Baig S, Moon JY, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2017;42(3):377-391 PMID: 28272291 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018784905 03/09/2017       19 Citations
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peristyloid Steroid Injection for Eagle Syndrome. (Maher T, Shankar H) Pain Pract 2017 Apr;17(4):554-557 PMID: 27860211 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85002974752 11/20/2016       8 Citations
  • Phantom pain in a patient with brachial plexus avulsion injury. (Shankar H, Hansen J, Thomas K) Pain Med 2015 Apr;16(4):777-81 PMID: 25529640 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84926194636 12/23/2014       16 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures in pain medicine: a review of anatomy, sonoanatomy, and procedures. Part V: knee joint. (Peng PW, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2014;39(5):368-80 PMID: 25075456 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84906805614 07/31/2014       10 Citations
  • Transient neuronal injury followed by intravascular injection during an ultrasound guided stellate ganglion block. (Shankar H, Simhan S) Anesth Pain Med 2013;2(3):134-7 PMID: 24244924 PMCID: PMC3821125 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900823563 11/19/2013       13 Citations
  • Targeting myofascial taut bands by ultrasound. (Thomas K, Shankar H) Curr Pain Headache Rep 2013 Jul;17(7):349 PMID: 23793988 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891654499 06/26/2013       28 Citations
  • Recurrent neuromas: a therapeutic challenge? (Rajput K, Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2013 May;29(5):469 PMID: 23545470 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876353380 04/03/2013    
  • Peripheral and Visceral Sympathetic Blocks (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Practical Management of Pain: Fifth Edition September 2013:755-767 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904229104 01/01/2013       6 Citations
  • Peripheral and visceral sympathetic blocks (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Practical Management of Pain: Fifth Edition 1 January 2013:755.e2-767.e2 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076967009 01/01/2013    
  • Ultrasound imaging of embedded shrapnel facilitates diagnosis and management of myofascial pain syndrome. (Shankar H, Cummings C) Pain Pract 2013 Jun;13(5):405-8 PMID: 23094652 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84878786683 10/26/2012       7 Citations
  • Correlation between spinous process dimensions and ease of spinal anaesthesia. (Shankar H, Rajput K, Murugiah K) Indian J Anaesth 2012 May;56(3):250-4 PMID: 22923823 PMCID: PMC3425284 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84864194504 08/28/2012       7 Citations
  • Painful neuromas. (Rajput K, Reddy S, Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2012 Sep;28(7):639-45 PMID: 22699131 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84864657386 06/16/2012       52 Citations
  • Two- and three-dimensional ultrasound imaging to facilitate detection and targeting of taut bands in myofascial pain syndrome. (Shankar H, Reddy S) Pain Med 2012 Jul;13(7):971-5 PMID: 22681185 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863873418 06/12/2012       33 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided hip joint injections: a new scanning routine for easy methodical training. (Shankar H) Pain Pract 2012 Jan;12(1):80-1 PMID: 22230378 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84855723460 01/11/2012       5 Citations
  • Would we be able to vaildate diagnostic criteria and pave the way for discerning causality in trigeminal neuralgia? (Quintana JS, Shankar H) Anesth Pain Med 2012;1(3):216-7 PMID: 24904803 PMCID: PMC4018692 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900807821 01/01/2012    
  • Ultrasound-guided hip injections (Shankar H, Simhan S) Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management 2011:325-330 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892335903 12/01/2011    
  • Ultrasound-guided sympathetic blocks: Stellate ganglion and celiac plexus block (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Essentials of Pain Medicine 2011:494-501 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882560933 12/01/2011       1 Citation
  • Transhiatal herniation of intestine with circulatory collapse on anesthesia induction. (Khatri V, Shankar H, Bravo-Fernandez C) J Clin Anesth 2011 Nov;23(7):572-4 PMID: 22050804 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80455131345 11/05/2011    
  • A case for routine tonometry to avoid postoperative visual loss. (Usoltsev NA, Shankar H, Zainer CM) Br J Anaesth 2011 Oct;107(4):648-9 PMID: 21903656 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052633800 09/10/2011       1 Citation
  • Potential adverse ultrasound-related biological effects: a critical review. (Shankar H, Pagel PS) Anesthesiology 2011 Nov;115(5):1109-24 PMID: 21866043 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80054985562 08/26/2011       23 Citations
  • Ultrasound guidance: concerns and safety issues may have some answers. (Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2010 Jun;112(6):1537-8; author reply 1539-40 PMID: 20502122 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953013689 05/27/2010    
  • Retrospective comparison of ultrasound and fluoroscopic image guidance for intercostal steroid injections. (Shankar H, Eastwood D) Pain Pract 2010;10(4):312-7 PMID: 20230448 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78049386504 03/17/2010       15 Citations
  • Ultrasound guidance for epidural steroid injections (Shankar H, Zainer CM) Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management October 2009;13(4):229-235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-71549116702 10/01/2009       1 Citation
  • Ultrasound-Guided Localization of Difficult-to-Access Refill Port of the Intrathecal Pump Reservoir. (Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2009 Jul;12(3):215-8 PMID: 22151363 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67651225440 07/01/2009       14 Citations
  • Ultrasound demonstration of vascularity changes with changes in pain perception in a stump neuroma. (Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2009;25(3):253-5 PMID: 19333177 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67649185231 04/01/2009       6 Citations
  • Anatomy and pathophysiology of intervertebral disc disease (Shankar H, Scarlett JA, Abram SE) Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management April 2009;13(2):67-75 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-68949085088 04/01/2009       45 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks and intravascular injection. (Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2008 Dec;109(6):1142-3; author reply 1144, 1144-5 PMID: 19034115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149303212 11/27/2008       3 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided sciatic neuroma block for treatment of intractable stump pain. (Shankar H) J Clin Anesth 2008 Sep;20(6):483-4 PMID: 18929298 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-53049091134 10/22/2008       3 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided steroid injection for obturator neuralgia. (Shankar H) Pain Pract 2008;8(4):320-3 PMID: 18503624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-48249148748 05/28/2008       6 Citations
  • Safety of cervical transforaminal steroid injections. (Shankar H) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Dec;88(12):1742-3; author reply 1743-4 PMID: 18047902 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-36348983423 12/01/2007    
  • Perioperative considerations for patients with morbid obesity. (Ebert TJ, Shankar H, Haake RM) Anesthesiol Clin 2006 Sep;24(3):621-36 PMID: 17240609 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33748946629 01/24/2007       29 Citations
  • Drugs in Chronic Pain Management (Shankar H) Pain Medicine 2006:54-67 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882471750 12/01/2006    
  • Drugs in Chronic Pain Management (Shankar H) Pain Medicine: The Requisites in Anesthesiology 7 April 2006:54-67 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85133871556 04/07/2006    
  • Vasodilation from sufentanil in humans. (Ebert TJ, Ficke DJ, Arain SR, Holtz MN, Shankar H) Anesth Analg 2005 Dec;101(6):1677-1680 PMID: 16301240 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-28344442801 11/23/2005       16 Citations
  • Choice of volatile anesthetic for the morbidly obese patient: sevoflurane or desflurane. (Arain SR, Barth CD, Shankar H, Ebert TJ) J Clin Anesth 2005 Sep;17(6):413-9 PMID: 16171660 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-24944557143 09/21/2005       78 Citations
  • Desflurane enhances reactivity during the use of the laryngeal mask airway. (Arain SR, Shankar H, Ebert TJ) Anesthesiology 2005 Sep;103(3):495-9 PMID: 16129973 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-24144465105 09/01/2005       34 Citations
  • Spinal anaesthesia in Paget's disease of bone. (Shankar H) Anaesthesia 2000 Jul;55(7):698 PMID: 10919434 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033945016 08/05/2000       1 Citation
  • Last update: 12/25/2022