Tarun Bhalla, MD, MBA, FASA, FAAP

Dr. Tarun Bhalla chairs the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Akron Children's Hospital. He has expanded the pediatric pain services by serving as Director of Acute and Regional Pain, Director of the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Fellowship, and Vice Chairman of the Comprehensive Pediatric Pain Services within the Department of Pediatric Anesthesia & Pain Medicine. As an Associate Professor at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Bhalla is an avid scholar with over 50 peer-reviewed publications and has authored multiple book chapters. He teaches nationally and internationally and organizes workshops and conferences in pediatric regional anesthesia and pain medicine. Through interviews, Dr. Bhalla has contributed to US News & World Report as well as Sirius/XM Doctor Radio and various podcasts. He recently completed his Master of Business Administration.