Dr. Kirpekar’s bio:
Meera Kirpekar, M.D., is a triple board certified anesthesiologist, interventional pain medicine, and lifestyle medicine physician. She attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, after which she completed her residency and pain fellowship at Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai. Her pain practice focuses on women's health and women's pain with a focus on pelvic pain, particularly interventional techniques for pelvic pain. Dr. Kirpekar practices at NYU Langone and is actively engaged in clinical research including serving on the editorial board of Pain Physician, advocacy in the field of anesthesiology, and resident and fellow education. She continues to present at national conferences including ASA, ASRA, and IARS, and gives lectures within her institution in the field of pain medicine and anesthesiology.
In March 2021, Dr. Kirpekar and Dr. Patel launched their podcast, The Hurt by the Female Pain Docs. They discuss topics in the fields of anesthesiology, pain medicine, and lifestyle medicine with a focus on women's health topics including pelvic pain, pain in pregnancy, labor analgesia, sexual dysfunction, transgender medicine, and more. As physician podcasters, they have also become advocates for the effective use of social media by physicians.
Dr. Patel's bio can be accessed below!