Aimed at alleviating the chronic pain of patients, Subrata Chakravarty advises his patients to start with gentle exercises in order to build stamina and pain tolerance. His other tips include the relaxations techniques, activity pacing, setting achievable goals, and physical exercise. Subrata currently lives in the city of Edmonton with his family.
Subrata believes that relaxation techniques can work to calm your mind and relax your body. These techniques can include diaphragmatic breathing, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindfulness. Besides, other techniques including yoga, qi gong, and tai chai can also be performed.
Being highly passionate about anesthesiology, Subrata believes that anesthesia will give him the platform where he will take care of the challenging cases and scenarios that require skills and expertise. He starts his day with a focused preoperative assessment for evaluating the risks and for planning the course of Anesthesia care for the patient.
Subrata joined as Staff Anesthesiologist with Alberta Health Services and has been working with them since then. He continued to preach and teach and was appointed as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Alberta.
He took his passion for teaching and research to another level by attaining fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2010, Subrata Chakravarty got the “Research in Education Award” at the prestigious SOAP (Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology) Annual meeting. He also conducted research in the field of simulation and his study “Effectiveness of using high-fidelity simulation to teach the management of general anesthesia for Cesarean delivery”.
About Subrata Chakravarty
Subrata Chakravarty serves as an intraoperative physician where he makes sure that he speaks with each patient scheduled for surgery, answers their questions and alleviates their fears. He believes that it brings confidence in them as these patients are very vulnerable before surgery. With more than 15 years of experience in healthcare, he is involved in work with acute care in surgical programs and labor analgesia.