Richard L. Kahn, MD

Dr. Richard L. Kahn is a board-certified internist and anesthesiologist who has specialized in regional anesthesia at Hospital for Special Surgery since 1987. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Ambulatory Surgery Center at HSS.


Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Regional Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery


American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American College of Physicians
New York Society of Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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MD, Magna Cum Laude, Boston University School, Boston, MA


Anesthesiology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
Internal Medicine, BethIsrael Hospital, Boston, MA


Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners, 1982
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984
Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology, 1987

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Dr. Richard Kahn, Anesthesiologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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