Monica Shanta Vavilala M.D.

Monica Shanta Vavilala M.D.

Bio

Dr. Vavilala is a UW associate professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine and pediatrics. She is also an adjunct associate professor of neurological…

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Patient Care Philosophy

"I believe in patient-centered care, where the team of health-care providers strives to provide evidence-based medical care to improve outcomes."

Personal Interests

She enjoys cooking, music, theater and being a mom.

Clinical Interests

Neuroanesthesia and pediatric trauma.

Research Interests

Acute care of traumatic brain injury, outcomes after traumatic brain injury and the translation of evidence-based guidelines into practice.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Univ. of Texas, HoustonMedical education1991
  • Univ. of Texas, HoustonInternship
  • Univ. of Texas, HoustonResidency
  • UW - Dept. of AnesthesiologyResidency

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of AnesthesiologyAnesthesiology1998
Dr. Vavilala is a UW associate professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine and pediatrics. She is also an adjunct associate professor of neurological surgery and radiology, and the associate director of the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center.