Gagan Mahajan, M.D.

Gagan Mahajan, M.D.

Specialties

Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine

Department

Anesthesiology

Title

  • Professor
Gagan Mahajan is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-5031

Additional Phone Numbers

Department Fax: 916-734-7980

Clinical Interests

Dr. Mahajan has both clinical and research interests in pain medicine.

Division

Pain Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Spine Center

Education

M.D., Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey PA 1996

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1992

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 1997-2000

Fellowships

Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2000-2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 2001

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, 2001

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physicians' Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Medicine

Honors and Awards

Recognition of Excellent Care, UC Davis Health, 2017

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, 2006

Appreciation for Direction of Education, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis, 2006

Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis, 2004

Select Recent Publications

Mahajan G, MD. Role of Urine Drug Testing in the Current Opioid Epidemic. International Anesthesia Research Society, 2017;125(6): 2094-2104. 

Bennett K, Mahajan G: Pain Medicine in the Psychiatric Patient Population. Preventive Medicine in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Providers. 2014.

Mahajan G. Managing Pain for the Non-Pain Specialist Health Care Provider. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2013;46(4): 606 - 607. 

 

Mahajan G, Sheth S, Holtsman M: Major Opioids in Pain Management, Benzon HT, Raja SN, Molly FE, Liu s, Fishman SM, (ed). Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia Third Edition. 2011.

Belnap B, Mahajan G: Suprascapular Nerve Block, Deer T, (ed). American Academy of Pain Medicine Textbook of Pain Medicine. 2010.

 

Harrison N, Mahajan G: Piriformis Injections, Deer T, (ed). American Academy of Pain Medicine Textbook of Pain Medicine,.2010.

 

Fine PG, Mahajan G, McPherson ML. Long-acting opioids and shortacting opioids: appropriate use in chronic pain management. Pain Med. 2009;10 Suppl 2: S79-88.

Mahajan G. Pain Clinic Emergencies. Pain Medicine. 2008;9(S1): 113-20.