Chinar Daivesh Sanghvi, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Pain Medicine


Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-7246

Cannery Building

Spine Center
3301 C St.
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Phone


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Sanghvi's philosophy of care is to provide a compassionate multi-modal approach specifically tailored to each and every patient in order to improve their quality of life and decreasing suffering. Thorough and empathetic patient interaction is at the cornerstone of Dr. Sanghvi's practice.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sanghvi's clinical activities include evaluating patients with a variety of chronic pain symptoms. She offers opioid-sparing treatment modalities including conservative, medication, and interventional management. Interventional options that she has specific interest in include ultrasound-guided procedures, fluoroscopy-guided procedures, and neuromodulation.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Sanghvi's research focuses on novel pain management modalities with ultrasound-guided procedures and neuromodulation. She also has a keen interest in pain education.


Pain Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Spine Center

Undergraduate School

B.S., B.A., Chemistry/Biology, Emory University, Atlanta GA 2011

Medical School

M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA 2016


Anesthesiology Categorical Year, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta GA 2016-2017


Anesthesiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta GA 2017-2020


Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2020-2021

The Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate Resident in Anesthesiology at Medical College of Georgia, 2020

Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Medical Center, 2019, 2020

Dean’s Scholar Full 4-year merit-based tuition scholarship for Emory University, 2007

Phi Theta Kappa, International Honor Society at Emory University, 2009

Alpha Epsilon Upsilon, Honor Society at Emory University, 2009

Sanghvi C, Dua A. Caudal Anesthesia. 2022 Apr 28. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan–. PMID:31869157.

Sanghvi C, Su T, Yaksh TL, Copenhaver DJ, Klineberg EO, Jung MJ. Severe altered mentation due to cervicothoracic intrathecal pump after correction of cervical stenosis: a case report. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2021 Dec;46(12):1100-1102. doi:10.1136/rapm-2021-103041. Epub 2021 Sep 6. PMID:34489354.

Sanghvi C, Arthur M. CA1 Mini PBLD 16.2 Hypo and Hypernatremia. Anesthesia Education Toolbox. 2019 Sep 13.

Agarwal S, Sanghvi C, Odo N, Castresana MR. Perioperative takotsubo cardiomyopathy: Implications for anesthesiologist. Ann Card Anaesth. 2019 Jul-Sep;22(3):309-315. doi:10.4103/aca.ACA_71_18. PMID:31274495.

Sanghvi CD, Olsen PM, Elix C, Peng SB, Wang D, Chen ZG, Shin DM, Hardcastle KI, MacBeth CE, Eichler JF. Antitumor properties of five-coordinate gold(III) complexes bearing substituted polypyridyl ligands. J Inorg Biochem. 2013 Nov;128:68-76. doi:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2013.07.014. Epub 2013 Jul 17. PMID:23948576.

Hudson Z, Sanghvi C, Rhine M, Ng JJ, Bunge SD, Hardcastle KI, Saadein R, MacBeth CE, Eichler JF. Synthesis and characterization of gold(III) complexes possessing 2,9-dialkylphenanthroline ligands: to bind or not to bind? Dalton Trans. 2009 Jul 21;36:7473-7480. doi:10.1039/B823215F.