Rakhi Dayal, MD

Rakhi Dayal, MD


Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

pain medicine, Spine pain, neuropathic pain, cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome, headaches

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  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
  • English
Medical School
Maulana Azad Medical CollegeMD Degree
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital)Pediatrics
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital)Anesthesiology
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (Cook County Hospital)Pain Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2020
More Information

Dr. Rakhi Dayal is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine. Her clinical interests include pain medicine, spine pain, neuropathic pain, cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome and headaches.

She earned her medical degree at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. She completed a pediatrics internship at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Ill., where she also completed a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine.

Dayal has earned many honors and awards, including Best Resident Award in Anesthesiology, Best Research Paper and Best Poster Award. She is actively involved in research and in the training of fellows and residents with the goal to expand the clinical interdisciplinary pain practice at UCI Health.

She sees patients in Orange, Irvine and Tustin.

UCI Health Center for Pain and Wellness
Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Drive
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-7246
Fax: 949-824-8417
UCI Health Anesthesia Services
101 The City Drive South, Building 1
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0029