Dr. Melody Akhavan



Dr. Melody Akhavan is an expert in the field of ambulatory and office-based anesthesia. She graduated from the State University of New York-School of Medicine. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Anesthesiology at Winthrop University Hospital, NY. She was awarded the position of Chief Resident in her final year of Residency.

Throughout her 20 years in practice, she has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her practice. Her sterling record ensures an impeccable degree of customer satisfaction in all facets of her work. This may include general anesthesia, regional anesthetics, or sedation for the relief of pain or anxiety. In addition, she is responsible for the preoperative assessment of the patient and for the well-being of the patient postoperatively while the patient emerges from the effects of anesthesia. Dr. Akhavan served as an Anesthesiologist and Assistant Chief of Anesthesiology at Kaiser Permanente. She currently is the President and Lead Anaesthesiologist at Capital Anaesthesia Associates.

Her passions outside of work include spending time with her husband and three children, traveling and being involved in non-profit organisations.