As an Anesthesiologist with super specialty in Interventional Pain Management & Palliative Care, Dr. Shovan Kumar Rath understands that chronic pain can lead to depression, anxiety, marital & interpersonal problems, decreased productivity, unemployment, compromised social roles, isolation, financial burden, dependence, prolonged analgesics usage, decreased self-esteem with behavioral changes adversely affecting quality of life (QOL) & activities of daily living (ADL). Hence, Dr. Rath’s ultimate goal is to cure and care for people suffering from pain, make them productive human beings for the society and increase their self-esteem so that they can live life as normal individuals.

World Trigeminal Neuralgia Day 2022

World Trigeminal Neuralgia Day is celebrated worldwide on 7th of October every year. Trigeminal Neuralgia is probably the most well-known and notorious of the facial pain syndromes caused by nerve dysfunction and is particularly traumatic and debilitating, warranting its own awareness day on October 7th. Often called the Suicidal Disease, trigeminal neuralgia pain may range…

Exclusive Interview of Dr. Shovan Kumar Rath on Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a condition that is characterized by shooting pain in the face. Trigeminal neuralgia or tic douloureux, is a chronic pain disorder that affects the trigeminal nerve present in the face. Trigeminal nerve has three main branches which provide sensations to the scalp, forehead, cheeks, lips and lower jaw. Trigeminalmi neuralgia usually affects only…