Anita Gupta

Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist
Wharton alumni

Dr. Anita Gupta is a board certified pain anesthesiologist with a doctorate in pharmacy and a masters in public policy and certificate in health policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She has been a healthcare provider for over 20 years and has served as a FDA advisor and has been a recipient the Learner Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) in Washington D.C. She also has served a thought leader for the Washington Post, Forbes, CNN, Doctor Oz, and others. She has been featured on the cover of Philly Biz magazine as Top in Healthcare in Philadelphia. She is an author of international books by Oxford University Press, Interventional Pain Medicine, and Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice and 50 Studies Every Anesthesiologist Should Know.

Dr. Gupta completed the executive Wharton Total Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania. She has been called upon to discuss high profile medical topics involving Tiger Woods, Bill Cosby, Angelina Jolie, and Prince and others. Dr. Gupta’s contributions have earned her recognition for public health, service, and broad clinical medical expertise in pharmacology, pain and frontline patient care. She completed her Doctorate in Pharmacy at Rutgers University and her medical degree from UMDNJ (now Rowan University), and her residency in anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and clinical scientist training during her medical residency at National Institutes of Health, NHLBI. Dr. Gupta completed postdoctoral professional education from MIT in controlled release drug technology and interventional multidisciplinary pain fellowship from Johns Hopkins University.

Twitter – @DocAnitaGupta

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: October 9, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Joshua Sharfstein (Professor of the Practice, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health), Daniel Kammen (Professor of Energy; Founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL); Co-Director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment., University of California, Berkeley), Gad Levanon (Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board), Brian Berkey (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), and Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland) on the Tuesday, October 9, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Knowledge@Wharton: September 6, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Dolly Chugh (Associate Professor, New York University Stern School of Business), Timothy Jost (Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Emeritus; Co-Author of “Health Law” Casebook, Washington and Lee School of Law), Evan Anderson (Senior Lecturer, Senior Fellow, UPenn School of Nursing, Center for Public Health Initiatives), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health), Diana Drake (Managing Editor, Knowledge@Wharton High School), and Katherine Milkman (Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, September 6, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: March 20, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Leah Weiss (Dr. Leah Weiss, Stanford Graduate School of Business), Evan Anderson (Senior Lecturer, Senior Fellow, UPenn School of Nursing, Center for Public Health Initiatives), Carla Minet (Jounralist and Executive Director, Center for Investigative Journalism, Puerto Rico), Carlos Suárez Carrasquillo (Lecturer, University of Florida, Department of Political Science, International Studies Program), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland), and Sinan Aral (David Austin Professor of Management, MIT Sloan) on the Tuesday, March 20, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: November 17, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Durreen Shahnaz (Founder; Recipient of the Business for Peace Foundation 2017 Award, Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)), Alex Posecznick (Anthropologist and Program Manager in Education, Culture, and Society, and International Education Development; Author of “Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School”, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education), Matt Corson (Manager of Environmental Compliance and Stewardship, American Water Works Association (AWWA)), Julia Lurie (Reporter, Mother Jones), Steve Pincus (Bradford Durfee Professor of History; Author of “The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government”, Yale University), Jessie Eisinger (Senior Reporter; Author of “The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives”, ProPublica), and Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist) on the Friday, November 17, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, November 17, 2017

Knowledge @Wharton: October 27, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Pamela Robinson (Associate Professor; Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University), Rajeev Peshawaria (CEO; Author of “Open Source Leadership: Reinventing Management When There’s No More Business as Usual”, Iclif Leadership & Governance Centre), William Fleming (Research Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design, Ian McHarg Center), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health), and Richard Dasher (Director of Stanford University’s U.S. – Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University) on the Friday, October 27, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, October 27, 2017

Knowledge @Wharton: July 31, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Frank Leone (Director; Associate Professor of Medicine, Penn’s Comprehensive Smoking Treatment Program; University of Pennsylvania Medical Center), Jim Kruse (Director, Center for Ports & Waterways Texas A&M Transportation Institute­), Mike Steenhoek (Execuive Director, Soy Transportation Coalition), Ross Aikins (Adjunct Assistant Professor; Program Manager, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education), Stanton Glantz (Professor of Medicine; Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California San Francisco), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), and Richard Dasher (Director of Stanford University’s U.S. – Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University) on the Monday, July 31, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, July 31, 2017

Knowledge @Wharton: July 19, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Marcy Hart (Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP), Jennifer Carey (CEO; Chair, JLC Environmental; Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network), Julia Lurie (Reporter, Mother Jones), Steve Pincus (Bradford Durfee Professor of History; Author of “The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government”, Yale University), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), and Jennifer Golbeck (Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Professor of Information Studies, University of Maryland) on the Wednesday, July 19, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Business of Health Care: March 14, 2017

Host John Barkett is joined by Christina Andrews (Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina), Mara Laderman (Senior Research Associate, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)), and Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist) on the Tuesday, March 14, 2017 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Business of Health Care: November 29, 2016

Host John Barkett is joined by Christina Andrews (Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, University of South Carolina), Mara Laderman (Senior Research Associate, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)), and Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist) on the Tuesday, November 29, 2016 edition of The Business of Health Care.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Knowledge @Wharton: November 22, 2016

Host Dan Loney is joined by Christopher Peterson (John J. Flynn Endowed Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah), George Shepherd (Ph.D. Economist; Legal Scholar, Emory University School of Law), Manik Chhabra (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania), Eric Priest (Associate Professor; Faculty Director, LL.M. Program, University of Oregon School of Law), Tricia Neuman (Senior Vice President; Director, Program on Medicare Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation), Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist), and R. Polk Wagner (Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School) on the Tuesday, November 22, 2016 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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Host Dan Loney is joined by Anita Gupta (Anesthesiologist, Pain Physician, Pharmacist) on the Monday, September 16, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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