Sukdeb Datta MD, MBA, DABIPP, FIPP
Dr. Sukdeb Datta is presently the Founder and Medical Director of Datta Endoscopic Back Surgery and Pain Center. The offices of the center are located in the prestigious Fifth locale of New York City, and it caters to patients referred to him all across the U.S.A. The Center now encompasses two states (New York and New Jersey) with offices located in 13 locations across both the states in U.S.A. In consideration of his many contributions to the field, Dr. Datta is a Professorial Lecturer at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine at New York.
Dr. Datta has been listed on the Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America (2002-present), Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (2002-present), Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (2003-2010); Princeton Premier (2009-2010) and as an Outstanding Young Man of America (1998). He has been listed at one of the top 70 Pain Management Physicians in America (2011), and one of the top 150 Pain Management Physicians to know (2012) by Becker’s Spine Review. He has been listed as a New York Super Doctor in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and has been featured in the NY Times. He is recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in New York Metro for 2015 and 2016.
Dr. Sukdeb Datta is an internationally recognized multiple board certified interventional pain management and minimally invasive spine specialist (Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology and Diplomat, American Board of Pain Medicine). He has additionally acquired the Subspecialty Certification in Pain Management awarded by the joint Boards of the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also certified by the World Institute of Pain as F.I.P.P. (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice) and as a D.A.B.I.P.P. (Diplomat, American Board of Interventional Pain Practice) conferred by the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians).
He has been very active on international, national and local levels in promoting pain medicine. He served two consecutive terms (4 years) on the Board of Directors of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), and is past Secretary of ASIPP. He served on the Subcommittee on Chronic and Cancer Pain, American Society of Anesthesiologists, as well as the Committee on Pain, American Society of Anesthesiology. He currently serves on the Committee on Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine, ASIPP.
Dr. Sukdeb Datta served as the Director, Interventional Pain Management Program, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. He also served as the Division Chief, Pain Medicine Division within the Department of Anesthesiology and the Program Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship at Vanderbilt University.
He has an active interest in translational pain research and his past funded research grant looks at new treatments based on potential mechanisms of neuropathic pain. His research focuses on detailed anatomic studies of different markers of neuropathic pain in the SDH like morphine, cholecystokinin, neurokinin and neuropeptide Y in both normal and neuropathic rats and complex modeling of clinical human neuropathic pain. These experiments may reveal a new strategy for managing intractable neuropathic pain. His funded clinical research interests include therapies for opioid induced bowel dysfunction, correlation of autonomic dysfunction and spinal cord stimulation and the role of pain management techniques in the management of epidural scar tissue formation.
Dr. Sukdeb Datta is an Associate editor of the Pain Physician journal and on the editorial board of the Frontiers in Pain Pharmacology and Therapeutics journal. He has been an invited guest reviewer to journals such as Anesthesiology, Spine, Pain Practice, The Journal of Pain, Pain Medicine and Pain. He has contributed several book chapters to various books and also been interested in evidence based guidelines. He has been involved in the development of evidence-based guidelines for management of spinal pain by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2012- present.
To complement his clinical, research and academic activities, Dr. Datta is a well-recognized and respected national teacher and educator. Dr. Datta has been invited to serve as faculty at numerous cadaver workshops to demonstrate advanced techniques in interventional pain management by prestigious societies like the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He has moderated several scientific sessions in the meetings of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia. He is one of the members of the Council of Examiners, American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians.