Veena Basava, MD

Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

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Veena Basava, MD

About Me

Dr. Veena Basava is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Interventional Pain physician who specializes in treating a variety of chronic pain conditions.

She has extensive experience in treating chronic pain disorders including musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, headaches, neuropathic pain, sports injuries, cancer pain, sciatica, degenerative conditions of the spine including degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, compression fractures and facet joint pain.

Dr. Basava has a special interest in interventional pain management procedures but prescribes to a multi-modal approach inclusive of non-surgical interventional treatments, pharmacotherapy, physical therapy and rehabilitation when indicated.

Dr. Basava is a 2004 medical graduate of the NTR Health Sciences University. She later did her internship in General Surgery at the Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Subsequently, she completed her residency and fellowship in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine respectively at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital (Temple University School of Medicine) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Basava is the recipient of several awards during her medical training and has also published in peer review journals.

Dr. Basava later started the Pain Management clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and served as its Medical Director from 2011 - 2015. She was an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine.  She has been with Texas Pain Centers since 2015.

Over the years she has developed an interest in numerous interventional procedures including placement of spinal cord stimulators / intrathecal drug delivery systems, kyphoplasty, ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, sympathetic blocks, facet neurotomy, radio-frequency ablation for neuropathic pain, stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma therapy.

 

 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Basava has a special interest  in interventional pain management  procedures including placement of spinal cord stimulators / intrathecal drug delivery systems, kyphoplasty, ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, sympathetic blocks, facet neurotomy, radio-frequency ablation for neuropathic pain, stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma therapy.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Pain Medicine | American Board of Anesthesiology | 2010
Anesthesiology | American Board of Anesthesiology | 2010
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Guntur Medical College - Guntur, India | 2004
INTERNSHIP
Preliminary Surgery | Exempla St Joseph Hospital - Denver, CO | 2006
RESIDENCY
Anesthesiology | Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA | 2009
FELLOWSHIP
Pain Medicine | Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Pittsburgh, PA | 2010
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where is Dr. Veena Basava located?
    Dr. Veena Basava sees patients at the following locations:
    • 800 Bonaventure Way, Ste 119, Sugar Land, TX 77479
  • What languages do Dr. Veena Basava and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Veena Basava and/or office staff speak English, Hindi and Telugu