Abhilasha Solanki, M.D.
Pain Medicine/Management
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Abhilasha Solanki, M.D.

Pain Medicine/Management

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Gender: Female
Language: English, Hindi, Punjabi


Personal Statement

Dr. Solanki is extremely compassionate and believes that every patient needs an individualized treatment plan. She enjoys creating a partnership with her patients with goals of providing them with optimal pain relief, improved function, well-being, and quality of life. Being a pain management physician gives her a chance to help and give hope to patients and their families when they are all alone in their hour of despair. Dr. Solanki's clinical interests include cancer pain management, sports medicine, and geriatric pain management. The joy of improving lives fuels her burning drive to strive forward on a continuous journey for excellence in education, patient care, research, and self-improvement.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Management


  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Headache


Dr.Solanki is a board certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain management physician. She completed a residency in anesthesiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston. She moved to New York City to pursue a fellowship in pain medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Tri Institute Fellowship program. 

She is very well experienced in treating a variety of acute and chronic pain conditions with the latest evidence based approach.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Maharaja of Travancore University Prize, First position in Medicine,
Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India 2004

Lord and Lady Willington Reception Committee Prize, Highest level
of proficiency in Clinical Medicine, Stanley Medical College,
Chennai, India 2004

Dr. P. Arunachalam University Gold Medal, Highest marks in
Medicine and Community Medicine, Stanley Medical College,
Chennai, India 2004

First Runner-up Prize for Research, Annual North Zone Conference
of the Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, India 2008

Silver Medal, Topper of the Anesthesia Department’s graduating
Junior Residency class, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine and
Research, Chandigarh, India 2009

Fellow of the year, Tri Institution Pain Medicine Fellowship, Weill
Cornell, HSS,MSKCC, USA 2015


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (India), 2009
  • M.B.,B.S., Stanley Medical College, Dr M.G.R Medical University (India), 2005


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported