Aisha Baqai-Stern, MD

About Me

I am a board-certified anesthesiologist who has specialized training in pain medicine. I am a member of both the Anesthesiology Service and the Pain Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering. At our Manhattan location, I work in the operating rooms as an anesthesiologist. In conjuction with fellows and residents, I also care for people who are hospitalized who are experiencing acute and chronic pain.. At MSK Westchester, I see outpatients in the pain clinic, and I also provide anesthesia for people having procedures in interventional radiology. I specialize in treating cancer pain using medications, nerve blocks, intrathecal drug delivery systems, radiofrequency techniques, and neurolytic blocks. 

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  • Clinical Expertise: Management of Cancer Pain and Acute Postoperative Pain; General and Regional Anesthesia; Interventional Pain Procedures; Medical Management of Pain
  • Languages Spoken: English; Thai
  • Education: MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residencies: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowships: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Hospital for Special Surgery; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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Clinical Trials

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