Abistanand Ankam, MD, FRCA

  • 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
  • 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: February 2018
I can't say enough good about *Dr. Ankam! He is by far, the best pain mgmt. dr. I've EVER had. He helped the wean off a very heavy dose of Morphine (2 kinds) when I first came to him in 2015!! Forever grateful for that.
Guthrie Patient: December 2017
Good doctor overall.
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
Guthrie Patient: October 2017
Kind & respectful.
Guthrie Patient: September 2017
*Dr. Ankam is the best @ what he does. He is very easy to talk to, compassionate, VERY informative and NEVER leaves the room until I am completely satisfied w/the days care!!! #10. Already have...
Guthrie Patient: June 2017
*Dr. Ankam is an amazing dr. that talks to me like a human being not just a file. He explains things in words I can understand.
Guthrie Patient: March 2017
A pleasant experience.
Guthrie Patient: February 2017
*Dr. Ankam is wonderful! He was very concerned that I have the best possible outcome & gave me a very thorough exam & we discussed all avenues. To achieve maximum pain management.
Guthrie Patient: November 2016
#4. Always. #7. Always talks to me in language (terms) I can understand - completely satisfied. #8, 9. Always sets down with me (& husband) listens, talks & has utmost respect for my feelings, opinions & ideas!
Guthrie Patient: November 2016