Dr. Mahajan has both clinical and research interests in pain medicine.
M.D., Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey PA 1996
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1992
Internship: Internal Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA 1996-1997
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 1997-2000
Pain Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2000-2001
American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 2001
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, 2001
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physicians' Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Medicine
Honors and Awards
Recognition of Excellent Care, UC Davis Health, 2017
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, 2006
Appreciation for Direction of Education, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis, 2006
Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis, 2004
Select Recent Publications
Mahajan G, MD. Role of Urine Drug Testing in the Current Opioid Epidemic. International Anesthesia Research Society, 2017;125(6): 2094-2104.
Bennett K, Mahajan G: Pain Medicine in the Psychiatric Patient Population. Preventive Medicine in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Providers. 2014.
Mahajan G. Managing Pain for the Non-Pain Specialist Health Care Provider. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2013;46(4): 606 - 607.
Mahajan G, Sheth S, Holtsman M: Major Opioids in Pain Management, Benzon HT, Raja SN, Molly FE, Liu s, Fishman SM, (ed). Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia Third Edition. 2011.
Belnap B, Mahajan G: Suprascapular Nerve Block, Deer T, (ed). American Academy of Pain Medicine Textbook of Pain Medicine. 2010.
Harrison N, Mahajan G: Piriformis Injections, Deer T, (ed). American Academy of Pain Medicine Textbook of Pain Medicine,.2010.
Fine PG, Mahajan G, McPherson ML. Long-acting opioids and shortacting opioids: appropriate use in chronic pain management. Pain Med. 2009;10 Suppl 2: S79-88.
Mahajan G. Pain Clinic Emergencies. Pain Medicine. 2008;9(S1): 113-20.