Ryan S. D'Souza, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishHindi

Ryan S. D'Souza, M.D., is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician. He is currently a Mayo Clinic Scholar and his clinical focus includes:

  • Providing care in Mayo Clinic's Pain Medicine Clinic and Spine Center
  • Managing spine pain including low back pain, neck pain, and failed back surgery syndrome
  • Performing interventional therapies to treat both acute and chronic pain
  • Performing neuromodulation procedures including spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. D'Souza is active in clinical research in areas of spinal cord stimulation and regenerative pain medicine techniques.

  1. Acute pain
  2. Cancer-related pain
  3. Chronic pain
  4. Complex regional pain syndrome
  5. Failed back syndrome
  6. Failed total hip replacement
  7. Failed total knee replacement
  8. Lumbar spinal stenosis
  9. Neuropathic pain syndrome
  10. Radiculopathy
  1. Dorsal root ganglion stimulator implantation
  2. Intrathecal pump implantation
  3. Minimally invasive lumbar decompression
  4. Nerve block
  5. Spinal cord stimulator insertion
  6. Spinal injection
  7. Ultrasound-guided cortisone injection

Dr. D'Souza's clinical interests involve providing high-quality multimodal pain control for patients with acute and chronic pain. He delivers interventional and pharmacologic treatments for adults with a variety of pain complaints. Specific interests include:

  • Treatment of spine and pain disorders
  • Neuromodulation for treatment of chronic pain
  • Intrathecal drug delivery system for pain and spasticity
  • Cancer pain treatment
  • Peri-operative care and management of opioid and non-opioid analgesia
  1. 2021
    FellowPain Medicine Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. 2021
    FellowPain Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2021
    Mayo Clinic ScholarDivision of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  4. 2020
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  5. 2020
    ResidentAnesthesiology Residency, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2017
    Transitional ResidentReading Hospital and Medical Center
  7. 2016
    Medical SchoolUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine
  8. 2012
    Undergraduate Studies - BS, Biological Sciences; BS, Molecular and Cell Biology; Minor in Physiology and NeurobiologyUniversity of Connecticut

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    In-Training Examination (ITE) 2020 Achievement AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. 2019
    In-Training Examination (ITE) 2019 Achievement AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  3. 2019
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship AwardMayo Clinic
  4. 2018
    Best of Meeting Award (17th ASRA Conference)American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)
  5. 2018
    Resident Commitment to Didactics Award Mayo Clinic
  6. 2018
    First Place in General Surgery Poster AwardMidwest Anesthesia Residents Conference
  7. 2017
    Intern of the Year AwardReading Hospital
  8. 2017
    Best Presentation AwardBerks Medical Society
  9. 2016
    First Place in Best Oral Presentation AwardDepartment of Medicine Research Day, Reading Hospital
  10. 2016
    First Place in Basic Science Poster AwardAmerican College of Physicians
  11. 2015
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  12. 2015
    Best Poster Award5th Annual Conference on Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
  13. 2014
    Annual Research Forum Most Outstanding Poster Award University of Colorado School of Medicine
  14. 2013
    Annual Research Forum Most Outstanding Poster Award University of Colorado School of Medicine
  15. 2013
    National Academic Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) ScholarshipUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine
  16. 2013
    Rudin Foundation Medical Student Merit Scholarship University of Colorado School of Medicine
  17. 2012
    Annual Research Forum Most Outstanding Poster Award University of Colorado School of Medicine
  18. 2012
    Most Outstanding Student in the Biological SciencesUniversity of Connecticut
  19. 2009
    National Science And Mathematics Access To Retain Talent (SMART) GrantUniversity of Connecticut
  20. 2008
    Day of Pride ScholarshipUniversity of Connecticut
  21. 2008
    Dean's ListUniversity of Connecticut

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Research Liaison for Regenerative Pain Medicine Special Interest GroupAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA)
  2. 2020 - present
    Representative of Resident Section CommitteeAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA)
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberDepartment of Anesthesiology Residency Education Committee
  5. 2019 - present
    MemberAnesthesiology Resident Selection Committee
  6. 2019
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA)
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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