Praveen Kalra, MBBS, MD, FCCP

Praveen Kalra, MBBS, MD, FCCP


Bio:   Dr. Praveen Kalra is Board Certified in Anesthesia and in Critical Care. Dr Kalra loves all aspects of his specialty. He specializes in trauma, orthopedic, brain and spine surgery, urology, general surgery, plastics, gynecologic, head and neck surgery, and cancer surgery. His professional interests include devising protocols for patient safety, informed consent, resident education to emphasize evidence based safe care, superior documentation, and mentoring medical students. He has been in practice for over 17 years.

Dr. Kalra completed his residency in Anesthesia from Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and a fellowship in Critical Care from Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.

Dr. Kalra was born and raised in India where he received his medical education (1988-94). Before joining medical school he finished his Diploma in Pharmacy from College of Pharmacy, Delhi in 1987. He has also completed residency in Anesthesia in 1998 from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. Outside of work, Dr Kalra enjoys traveling with his family.

Stanford Hospital

Professional Education

  • Internship: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (2001) IL
  • Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (2006)
  • Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology (2006)
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2004) MA
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2005) MD
  • Medical Education: King Georges Medical College (1999) India

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Oklahoma University Health Science Center (2005 - 2013)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford (2013 - Present)