Sona Shah Arora, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Clinical Director

Grady Memorial Hospital Department of Anesthesiology

Grady Memorial Hospital

80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, SE

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: 404-616-4563

Email: ssshah@emory.edu

Dr. Sona Arora is the clinical director of the Grady Hospital Department of Anesthesiology. Her clinical expertise and research interests include geriatric anesthesia and operating room efficiency. She takes an active role in both resident and medical student education. Dr. Arora is chair of the Emory Anesthesiology Resident Education Committee. She is also the coordinator of medical student rotators at Grady and course co-director and curriculum co-developer for the Emory University School of Medicine second year medical student elective in anesthesiology.

Graduate School: Postgraduate Diploma in Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Malta

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Internship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Residency: Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Geriatric anesthesia
  • Regional anesthesia
  • Trauma anesthesia and post-traumatic acute pain management
  • Vascular anesthesia
  • High-risk obstetric anesthesia
  • Difficult airway management
  • Operating room efficiency
  • Perioperative collaboration and conflict management