Meet Dr. Monis
Dr. Kanishka Monis is a gifted physician who specializes in interventional pain management care in New Braunfels, TX. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has been in practice for nearly eight years and has been awarded numerous decorations for his expertise, including Top 10 Doctor of the state and metro area in 2014 by Vitals. Dr. Monis is also a contributing author of The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult and has presented at multiple anesthesiology conferences on the topic of pain medicine and treatments for chronic pain disorders.
Skills and Specialties
As an expert in pain care, Dr. Monis is adept in both simple and comprehensive treatments to address a wide variety of pain concerns that affect the neck, spine, hips, legs, arms, and joints. He also practices a comprehensive diagnostic approach to provide the most accurate diagnosis and treatment plans for each of his patients. Common conditions he treats include nerve pain, facet joint disorder, severe migraines, fibromyalgia, and sciatica.
Education and Training
Dr. Monis graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Texas in San Antonio, TX. After earning his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Monis moved to Philadelphia to complete his internship in general surgery and residency in anesthesiology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He then moved back to San Antonio to complete a fellowship in interventional pain management at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Dr. Monis is an active member of the following organizations:
- Bexar County Medical Society
- Comal County Medical Society
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
- American Academy of Pain Medicine
- Texas Pain Society
Awards and Recognitions
Dr. Monis's expertise has earned him the following accolades:
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2013 – 2018 by Vitals
- Compassionate Doctor Award – 5 Year Honoree 2017 – 2018 by Vitals
- Patients' Choice Award 2013 – 2018 by Vitals
- Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award 2017 – 2018 by Vitals
- Honor Roll by Healthgrades
"Very prompt service. Staff and doctor were very professional."
"Very good. Informative. Looking forward to some relief."
"Did not have to wait long, felt more intimate w/o the "bed" (exam table) in the room and with the nurse by my side."
"Dr. Monis is a wonderful Doctor who cares about his patients and their pain level. He spends a good amount of time with his patients."
"Dr. Kanishka Monis is an excellent pain management dr, always very thorough and very considerate. Always wants to make sure he has addressed all your pains and goes out of his way to do so. I would NOT go to anyone else, been seeing him for almost 9 years. If he can't help you, he will tell you!"