Vanja Contino, MD

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Anesthesiology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT

Medical School
St. George’s University, School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

CUNY- Staten Island, Staten Island, NY

Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)

Professional Organizations
American Society of Anesthesiologists
CT State Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Managament
International Anesthesia Research Society

Orthopedics – 2021 May- Jun; 44(3) Spinal Anesthesia Utilizing Ropivacaine Leads to Earlier Ambulation after Total Hip Arthroplasty – Vanja Contino, Jonathan H Abrams, Sivasenthil Arumugam, Sanjay K Sinha, Smith S Vellanky, Michael S Cremins, Grave P McCann

Current Anesthesiology Reports – Journal Publication 2020 Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (LAST) – a Review and Update 218-226 (2020) -Sivasenthil Arumugam MD, Vanja Contino MD, Sree Kolli

ASRA Abstract presentations 2017-A Prospective, Observational Study to Measure the Distance between the Nerve to Vastus Medialis and Saphenous Nerve in the Adductor Canal (Vanja Contino, MD; Jonathan Abrams, MD; Sivasenthil Arumugam, MD; Sanjay Sinha, MD)

Ropivacaine Spinal compared to Bupivacaine Spinal Leads to Earlier Discharge from Recovery Room after Total Hip Arthroplasty (Vanja Continuo, MD; Jonathan Abrams, MD; Sivasenthil Arumugam, MD; Sanjay Sinha, MD)

Personal Interests
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters. She enjoys traveling, reading mystery novels and eating amazing Italian and French food.

Why did you decide to become a physician?
I became an anesthesiologist to help patients live better and more active lives.

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