Member, Division of Regional Anesthesia

Member, Division of Vascular Anesthesia

Selected Publications:

Lucas Porto, Raymond Tang, Andrew Sawka, Victoria Lessoway, Emran Mohammad Abu Anas, Delaram Behnami, Purang Abolmaesumi, Robert Rohling. Comparison of patient position and midline lumbar neuraxial access via statistical model registration to ultrasound. Ultras Med Bio 2019; 45: 255-263.

Rosie Earle, John Yee, Raymond Tang. Retrieval of aspirated dental equipment from a lung (case report). Can J Anesth 2018; DOI: 10.1007/s12630-018-1158-3.

Rana Hamidizadeh, Marcus Tholin, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew Sawka, Neil Ramsay, Raymond Tang, Steven Lee. Evaluating two techniques for potentially increasing radial artery size in a follow-up study involving patients with peripheral vascular disease. Can J Anesth 2018; DOI: 10.1007/s12630-018-1198-8.

Joanne Walker, Perseus Missirlis, Neil Ramsay, Raymond Tang, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew Sawka. A method for improving access to the paramedian epidural space in the lumbar region (letter). Can J Anesth 2018; 65: 213-4.

Ilana Sebbag, Raymond Tang, Vit Gunka, JagPaul Sahota, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew Sawka. Effect of table tilt and spine flexion-rotation on the acoustic window of the lumbar spine in pregnant women. Rev Bras Anestesiol 2018; 68(3): 280-4.

Steven Lee, Nirooshan Rooban, Himat Vaghadia, Andrew Sawka, Raymond Tang. A randomized non-inferiority trial of adductor canal block for analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: single injection versus catheter technique. J Arthroplasty 2017; 17: 31023-9.

Edmund Chedgy, Genevieve Lowe, Raymond Tang, Claudia Krebs, Andrew Sawka, Himat Vaghadia, Martin Gleave, Alan So. Surgical placement of rectus sheath catheters in a cadaveric cystectomy model. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2017; 19: 1-5.

Himat Vaghadia, Ian Mowat, Andrew Sawka, Raymond Tang. Epidural dye spread in the porcine model: effects of flow rates during bolus administration (letter). Int J Obstet Anesth 2017; 32: 88-9.

Evan Shao, Himat Vaghadia, Neil Ramsay, Raymond Tang, Andrew Sawka. Evaluation of two novel techniques of increasing radial artery size; a pilot study utilizing volunteers (letter). Can J Anesth 2017; 64: 786-7.

Enda Shanahan, Charles Yu, Raymond Tang, Andrew Sawka, Himat Vaghadia. Thermal softening of polyvinyl chloride nasal tubes: effect of temperature on tube navigability (letter). Can J Anesth 2017; 64: 331.

Clinical Interests:

Regional anesthesia

Acute Pain

Ultrasound and Technology