Karthik, MD


General Specialties:

Anesthesiology, General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, OB Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Acute / Chronic Pain Management.


Airway management and injury, cardiac/cardiovascular arrest, hypoxic brain injury, narcotics and opioid use/abuse/overdose, intraoperative medication errors/medic1 ·· A mismanagement, peripheral/neuraxial nerve injury, sleep apnea, sedation, total IV anesthesia, awareness under anesthesia, inappropriate consent.


Certification by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) Internship / Residency in Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center MD, Tulane University School of Medicine BE, Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University School of Science & Engineering ACLS, PALS, BLS Certifications.


Karthik Kura, MD, is an ABA board-certified anesthesiologist in a private practice setting in San Antonio, TX, for the past six years. He currently sits on the Medical Executive Committee for the largest private hospital system in the city and has previously served on Trauma Committee and consulted with the Management & Finance Committees for his Anesthesiology group. He has been working in the healthcare industry for over ten years and has cultivated an extensive understanding of both clinical practice and the business of medicine.

Dr. Kura has performed over 12,000 anesthetics in a broad range of cases, from General to OB, Regional to Cardiac, and Pediatric to Minimally Invasive cases, amongst others. He’s worked in 4 different hospital systems, including academic and private practice models, and covering over 20+ hospitals / ambulatory surgery centers / surgical offices in total. He is a dedicated and hard-working individual focused on the ethical delivery of medical care and developing robust business practices. He is timely and thorough and will provide evidence-based recommendations for all case reviews.