Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management
Acute and Chronic Pain
Patients Seen At:
Center for Advanced Medicine
Pain Management Center
4921 Parkview Place, A, 10
St. Louis, MO 63110
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology/Pain Management
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8054
St. Louis, MO 63110
Areas of Clinical Interest
Chronic pain management, CRPS, thoractic outlet syndrome, and back/cervical neck pain. Interventional therapies including nerve blocks, neck/back procedures, Intra-Discal procedures, discograms, vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty, spinal cord stimulators and radio-frequency ablation.
Pain Management -- Certified
Anesthesiology -- Certified
B.S.: Part 1 and 2, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India , 1985
Medical Degree: SMS Medical College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 1992
Residency: Anesthesiology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO., 2000
Fellowship: Pain Management, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Rahul Rastogi, MD and Robert A. Swarm, MD. Cancer Pain Management. Clinical Care Options in Practice, 2009.
Howard S. Smith, MD Pradeep Chopra, MD, Vikram B. Patel, MD, Michael E. Frey, MD, and Rahul Rastogi, MD. Systematic Review of the Role of Sedation in Diagnostic Spinal Interventional Techniques. Pain Physician, Jan/Feb 2009; 12:195-206.
Rahul Rastogi, Sanjeev Agarwal, Hammam Akbik, Muhammad A. Munir. Sympathetic Blockade. Current Therapy in Pain, 2008: 612-620.
Robert A. Swarm, Rahul Rastogi and Daniel Morris. Cancer Pain. The Washington Manual of Oncology, 2nd Edition, 2008: 469-484.
Munir MA, Rastogi, R. and Nedelijkovic S. Fluoroscopy and Safety of Spinal Interventional Procedures. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2006 May; 102(5): 1586.
Robert A. Swarm, Menelaos Karanikolas, Rahul Rastogi and Myint Maw. Pharmacological Options for Low Back Pain. Seminars in Pain Medicine, September 2004, Volume 2 (3), Pages 175-185.