Dr. Himat Vaghadia


Dr. Himat Vaghadia

Department of Anesthesia
Vancouver Acute
Room 2449, JP 2, VGH
899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Phone: 604-875-4304
Fax: 604-875-5209


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Academic Rank

Clinical Professor

Professional Qualifications

  1. BSc: 1976 University of London (UK)
  2. MBBS: 1979 University of London (UK)
  3. FFARCS: 1984 University of London (UK)
  4. FRCPC: 1986 University of British Columbia
  5. MHSc: 1987 University of British Columbia


  1. Staff Anesthesiologist, Vancouver Acute
  2. Division of Regional Anesthesia
  3. Division of Ambulatory Anesthesia

Academic and Clinical Interests

  1. Regional Anesthesia
  2. Ambulatory Anesthesia
  3. Teaching & Clinical Research

Current Research Projects

  1. Population Pharmacodynamic modeling of Spinal Anesthesia
  2. Ultrasound in Regional Anesthesia

Selected Publications

  1. Selective spinal anesthesia for outpatient laparoscopy. IV:Population pharmacodynamic modeling. Vaghadia H, Collins L, Sun H. Can J Anesth 2001;48:273-8.
  2. Ultrasound Imaging Accurately Identifies the Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve. Ng I, Vaghadia H, Choi PT, Helmy N. Anesth Analg 2008;107:1070-4.

Publications in PubMed