Dr. Rahul Sarna grew up just outside of Dallas in Plano, TX. He earned his degree in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation, he began his career as a technical engineering consultant before pursuing his lifelong dream of becoming a physician.
He went on to earn his M.D. from AUC in the Netherlands Antilles where he was a Dean’s List scholar and inducted into the Alpha Omega Phi Honors Society. His clinical training includes an internship in Internal Medicine at Griffin Hospital where he was the first ever unanimous faculty decision for Intern of the Year. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at The University of Connecticut, where he again was named faculty choice for Resident of the Year. He completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at SUNY Upstate Medical in Syracuse, NY. While there he completed chapter publications on neonatal/infant pain as well as presentations on complex regional pain syndrome.
Dr. Sarna takes a personalized and multidisciplinary approach to pain medicine, understanding that chronic pain impacts every patient differently and can be quite debilitating. He focuses on providing optimal care to help improve a patient’s quality of life and allow them to get back to the things they love to do. Dr. Sarna is highly specialized in treating a wide variety of pain conditions, including cancer pain, back/neck pain, joint pain, complex regional pain syndrome, headaches, peripheral neuropathies, abdominal pain, pelvic pain, phantom pain, and he has a special interest in stem cell therapies and neuromodulation – including both traditional and DRG stimulation.
In his free time, Dr. Sarna enjoys travelling , cooking with his wife and playing a round of golf.