Our team: Dr. Sushpa Das MD, FIPP, CIPS (Chief Pain Physician), Dr. Subhra Dasmistry FIPM, BCCPM & Dr. Ayananshu Nayak MRCPsych. 

Our pain management center is currently the oldest in Kolkata for back pain treatment, knee pain treatment, nerve pain treatment, or cancer pain treatment. Our consultants are the best doctors for pain management in Kolkata with the best qualifications in the specialty of pain management.

Dr. Sushpa Das, Pain physician & chief of clinical practice at Daradia Dr. Nayak MRCPsych, is consultant psychiatrist & specialist in chronic pain management. He was liaison psychiatrist at London managing chronic pain. Dr. Dasmistry is a consultant and faculty at Daradia & R. G. Kar Medical College.

We received “Best Pain Clinic” award by Indian Society for Study of Pain & “Excellence in Pain Practice” by World Institute of Pain, USA.We have authored several books on pain management. 

About Dr. Gautam Das

Academic qualification:

MD (Anaesthesia) R. G. Kar Medical College Calcutta University 1996 Stood 1st in Calcutta University
FIPP (Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice) World Institute of Pain World Institute of Pain, USA 2007  

Professional experience:

  1. 1996-2002: Consultant Anaesthesiologist & Pain Physician at Dum Dum Municipal Specialised hospital and cancer research centre, Kolkata
  2. 2002-2005: In-charge of Pain Clinic Bhattacharya Orthopedics & Related Research Center(BORRC), Kolkata
  3. 2005-2007: In-charge of Pain Clinic at Charnock Hospital, Kolkata
  4. 2007 to till date: Director, Daradia Pain Clinic Kolkata
  5. 2007 to till date: Course Director, 2 weeks’ pain management course (State Medical Council accredited), organized in every month by Daradia Pain Foundation since April 2007
  6. 2006 to till date: Consultant & faculty (DNB-Anaesth) at B.R.Singh Hospital, Eastern Railway
  7. 2012 to till date: Visiting Consultant at Medica Super Specialty hospital, Kolkata
  8. 2017 to till date: Visiting Consultant at Tata Medical Center, Kolkata
  9. 2011 to till date: Course Director & Visiting faculty, Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
  10. 2014 to till date: Visiting Faculty, One year pain management fellowship, ESI Institute of Pain Management, Calcutta University
  11. 2014 to till date: Adjunct Faculty, Datta Meghe Institute of Health Sciences, Wardha, Maharasthra
  12. 2014 to till date: Visiting Faculty and examiner, JSS University, Mysore, Karnataka
  13. 2009 to till date: Faculty & Examiner, World Institute of Pain, USA
  14. 2011 to till date: Examiner of “Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice” examination, Netherlands
  15. 2017 onwards: Faculty of IASP-ISSP multidisciplinary pain management program at AIIMS, New Delhi
  16. 2012-2015: Chief Executive Editor, Indian Journal of Pain (Official journal of ISSP) indianjpain.org
  17. 2015 to till date: Editor-in-chief, Journal on Recent Advance in Pain jorapain.com


  1. Stood 1st in MD (Anesth) exam at Calcutta University
  2. World Institute of Pain awarded “Excellence in Pain Practice” in all 3 categories, “research in pain management”, “multidisciplinary pain practice” & “training of physicians”, 1st time in Asia in 2010
  3. In Feb 2011, Indian Society for Study of Pain (Indian chapter of International Association for Study of Pain) declared Daradia Pain Clinic as “Best Pain Clinic” in India
  4. 2007-2012: Chairman of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Iran chapter of World Institute of Pain
  5. 2009-2012: Member of educational committee of Indian Society for Study of Pain (ISSP task force)
  6. 2017: President-Elect, Indian Society for Study of Pain

 Workshop attended/Conducted:

  1. Conducted 5-6 Live demonstration workshop in each year since 2004
  2. Conducted 5-6 cadaveric workshops in every year since 2009 at Calcutta Medical College, KPC Medical college, AIIMS-New Delhi, NEIGRIMS- Shillong, Madras Medical College, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia

 Conferences & CME attended in last 5 years:

 Attending Conference & CME as guest/invited faculty at least at one conference or CME in every  2 weeks since last 5 years.


  1. Encouraging students/fellows/juniors to present papers/abstracts at various conferences.
  1. Delivered 1000+ lectures at conferences/workshops/CME in last 10 years in India & outside


  1. Publication of Books: author of many popular pain management books
Title of the Book Name of the Publisher Year of publication
1. How to start & run a pain clinic Wiley 2013
2. Clinical methods in pain medicine- 2nd Ed CBS Publishers 2015
3. Common Pain Management Procedures Daradia Pain Foundation 2013
4. Basics of Pain Management -2nd Ed CBS Publishers 2019
5. MCQ in Pain Medicine CBS Publishers  2019


  1. Publication of Book chapters: Written 13 book chapters published from India and abroad


  1. Publication in journal: 107 publications at national & international journals. Below are 5 most important publications


Title of the article   Name of the Journal Year of publication
An Alternative Technique for Transaortic Celiac Plexus Block   Indian Journal Pain

May 2009

Ozone Nucleolysis for Management of Pain and Disability in Prolapsed Lumber Intervertebral Disc A Prospective Cohort Study   Interventional Neuroradiology

Sept 2009

Neuropathic Pain and Depression: A Prospective Study to find out Any Association   Journal on Recent Advances in Pain

Jan 2016

Evidence and consensus recommendations for the pharmacological management of pain in India   Journal of Pain Research

March 2017

Rami Communicans Block Prior to Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy relieves Procedure Pain Significantly and adds Safety: A Case–control Study   Journal on Recent Advances in Pain 

May 2017



  1. Started Percutaneous discectomy 1st time in India in 2005
  2. He is the first pain physician from India to perform Ozone nucleolysis started in 2004 and conducted cohort study which was published on 2009
  3. Introduced Percutaneous nucleotomy in India in 2006
  4. He is first among pain physicians in India to perform Endoscopic discectomy in 2012 and shared his 5 years’ experience as retrospective study in 2017
  5. He introduced bipolar radiofrequency in pain management first time in India and published case reports on it.
  6. He is among few pain physicians in India who perform all advanced pain management procedures regularly like intrathecal morphine/baclofen pumps, spinal cord stimulations, intrathecal neurolysis, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, epiduroscopic and endoscopic pain procedures both under USG and C-arm guidance.