Pragnyadipta Mishra, MD

Instructor and Attending Physician
Department of Anesthesiology
Albany Medical Center
47 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208, USA


Dr. Mishra is an attending Anesthesiologist at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York, USA.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Scientific Activities


• First Rank in final MD anesthesia examination, PGIMER, India
• Second Rank in ISA scientific quiz (Indian Society of Anesthesiologist Annual conference 2006, India)


• American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA)
• New York State Society of Anesthesiologist (NYSSA)


1. Bala I, Bhatia N, Mishra P, Verma GR, Kaman l. Comparison of preoperative oral acetazolamide and intraperitoneal normal saline irrigation for reduction of postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015; 25(4): 285-290. doi: 10.1089/lap.2014.0507
2. Mahmoud M, McAuliffe J, Kim HY, et al. Oral contrast for abdominal computed tomography in children: the effects on gastric fluid volume. Anesth Analg. 2010; 111(5): 1252-1258. doi:10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181f1bd6f.
3. Mishra P, Sadhasivam S, Mahmoud M, Soler X. Tracheal pouch and murphy eye. J Clin Anesth. 2012; 24(1): 84-85. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2011.02.017
4. Mishra P, Sadhasivam S, Mahmoud M. Urgent laparotomy helped resuscitate a neonate with increased intra-abdominal pressure who had cardiac arrest with anesthetic induction. J Clin Anesth. 2012; 24(2): 170-171. doi:10.1016/j.jclinane.2011.02.018
5. Bhakta P, Mishra P, Bakshi A, Langer V. Anaesthetic management of a patient with severe peripartum cardiomyopathy complicated with preeclampsia scheduled for cesarean section, Use of sufentanil in combined spinal epidural anaesthesia: a case report along with review of literature. Yonsei Med J. 2011; 52 (1): 1-12.
6. Mishra P, Bhakta P, Kumar S, Al Abri R, Burad J. Sudden near-fatal tracheal aspiration of an undiagnosed nasal foreign body in a small child. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2011; 23(6): 776-778. doi:10.1111/j.1742-6723.2011.01471.x
7. Biswal S, Mishra P, Malhotra S, Puri GD, Pandhi P. Drug Utilization Pattern in the Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital. J Clin Pharm. 2006; 46: 945-951. doi:10.1177/0091270006289845
8. Tawfic Q, Mishra P, Bhakta P, Kumar S, Al Abri R, Kauslya R. Missed congenital glottic web may mimic subglottic stenosis in a child. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010; 27(2): 217-219. doi:10.1097/EJA.0b013e328331c679
9. Mishra P, Chengode S, Narayanan A, Kausalya R, Kumar S. Utility of LMA for emergency tracheostomy in an infant with pierre Robin syndrome. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009; 19(4): 409-410. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9592.2009.02952.x
10. Mishra P, Tawfic Q, Bhakta P. Persistent low capillary blood glucose estimated by Fingerstick method may be an early indicator of limb ischemia in hypotensive patient requiring high inotropic support. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2009; 37(2): 327-328.
11. Chinnan NK, Mishra P, Puri GD. Fever and shock in a child: how good is a good blood test? Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2005; 16: 301-303.
12. Mishra P, Bhakta P, Rengarajan J, Darlong V. Intra-operative epidural catheter migration into subarachnoid space leading to massive subarachnoid injection of morphine. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2009; 20(3): 469-471.
13. Mishra P, Kauslya R. Superior vena cava syndrome, still a medical dilemma. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2009; 20: 115-119.
14. Mishra P, Bhakta P, Tawfic Q. Psychomimetic reactions after use of propofol in day care surgery: report of two cases. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2010; 20(4): 599-601.
15. Al Abri R, Kumar S, Al Kindi H, Mishra P. Management of pediatric trachea bronchial foreign body aspiration. Oman Med J. 2010; 25(4): 99-100.
16. Tawfic QA, Bhakta P, Burad J, Mishra P, Kausalya R. Complications of central venous catheterisation: breakage of guidewire – a disaster averted. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2011; 11(4): 519-521.
17. Tawfic QA, Bhakta P, Mishra P, Ahmed MA. Glide scope for assessment of recurrent laryngeal nerve integrity after thyroid surgery. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2011; 11(4): 527-528.
18. Bhakta P, Dyamanna DN, Mishra P. Broken piece of LMA-ProSeal introducer: an unusual cause of airway obstruction. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2011; 21(2): 313-315.