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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5800
Fax: 832-825-1903


6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030

Arvind Chandrakantan, MD, MBA, FAAP


Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
The Wharton School Masters Master of Business Administration 2014
Miami Children’s Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care 2009
Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center Fellowship Pediatric Anesthesiology 2008
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Residency Anesthesiology 2007
Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center Residency Internal Medicine 2004
Sri Ramachandra Medical Center and Research, Porur, Chennai, India Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2002


I enjoy taking care of children - every child is like my own child, and my entire practice is governed on this single principle. 

Clinical Interests:

Post discharge quality metrics, neurocognitive development

Research Interests:

Post discharge quality metrics, neurocognitive development


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (SOA) Committee on Education, 11/16-present
American Board of Anesthesiology
Question Writer, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2/2016-12/2018 tenure
American Board of Anesthesiology Part 2 Oral Examiner, 5/15-present
American Board of Anesthesiology Question Writer, BASIC, 2/2017-12/2019 Tenure
Committee on Pediatric Research, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Research, 7/16-7/22

Selected Publications

Chandrakantan, A, Glass, PSA. Multimodal Approach to PONV & Pain. Britain Journal of Anesthesia 2011; 107 (Suppl 1): 127-140.

Chandrakantan A, Poulton T. Anesthesia considerations for rapid-onset obesity, hypoventilations, hypothalamic dysfunction, and autonomic dysfunction (ROHHAD) syndrome in children: Paediatric Anaesthesiology 2013; 23 (1); 28-32.

Chandrakantan A, Gan TJ. Demonstrating value: a case study of enhanced recovery. Anesthesiology Clinics 2015; 33(4): 629-50. 

Chandrakantan A, Saunders T.  Informed consent/Shared Decision Making. Anesthesiology Clinics 2016; 34: 35-42. 

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