Expert Qualifications

This double board certified expert has been practicing for 25 years. He obtained his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed an Anesthesiology residency at Columbia University, and completed a Pain Management fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University. Extensively published in the field, he sits on the Editorial Boards of "Pain", "Anesthesiology", "Anesthesia & Analgesia", "Pain Medicine", "Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine", and "Pain Physician", among others, while he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the American Pain Foundation. Currently, this expert is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at 2 major medical universities. He has received both government and private funding for numerous studies, including for facet pain, neck pain, sacroiliac joint pain, epidural steroid injections and headaches. He also serves as the Director of Pain Research at a major medical center and the Chief of Anesthesia and Operative Services at another major hospital.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Maryland
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, Columbia University
  • Fellowship, Pain Management, Harvard University
  • Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Management
  • Member, American Pain Society
  • Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member, American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • Member, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Member, Association of University Anesthesiologists
  • Member, Maryland State Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Published, 200+ peer-reviewed articles, 50+ book chapters
  • Current, Principal investigator on multiple, multi-center clinical trials
  • Current, Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Current, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Current, Director of Pain Treatment Center, Pain Education and QA, Johns Hopkins School of Medical Center
  • Current, Director of Pain Research, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret)

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