Abistanand Ankam, MD, FRCA

Guthrie Provider
Care Provider Overall: 
Provider Reviews: 
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Corning Hospital
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
  • Guthrie Troy Community Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Anesthesia for colorectal surgery
  • Anesthesia for vascular surgery
  • Chronic pain management
  • Regional anesthesia

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass. (Anesthesiology)
  • University of Cambridge hospitals, Cambridge, United Kingdom (Anesthesiology)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • The Royal College of Anaesthetists, United Kingdom
  • Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, United Kingdom
  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass. (Chronic Pain)

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: January 2020
*Dr. Ankam is the best! Very professional, thorough, and caring. His demeanor is very soft spoken and assuring, and I always felt very comfortable and at ease while in his care for the past year (2 consultations & 4 procedures).
Guthrie Patient: November 2019
I liked this dr. very much.
Guthrie Patient: October 2019
*Dr. Ankam is the 'very' best pain mgmt provider I've ever been to. He truly cares about his pts. He even answers all my husbands & fathers questions when they come & includes my husband in all aspects of my tx... #1. Always. #5. I already have.
Guthrie Patient: September 2019
*Dr. Ankam is one of the friendliest physicians of have been treated by at Guthrie.
Guthrie Patient: August 2019
Dr Ankam is a great Dr but most of all a kind and caring person!!
Guthrie Patient: July 2019
Dr A very patient and gentle especially when I told him I was allergic to needles!
Guthrie Patient: May 2019
Everyone was great no problems.
Guthrie Patient: April 2019
As a specialist I was speaking to for the first time he was very knowledgeable about my specific health and devices I had (LVAD, Insulin Pump & ICD) and took them carefully into consideration that might affect my treatment options.
Guthrie Patient: March 2019
I will stay with Dr. Ankam & his team for as long as they are there.
Guthrie Patient: February 2019
*Dr. Ankam is, and was, amazing! I have complete confidence in him and trust his judgment.