Editor-in-Chief: Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD
Managing Editor: Bert Fellows, MA

Pain Physician is the official publication of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). The open access journal is published 6 times a year.

Pain Physician is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, open access journal written by and directed to an audience of interventional pain physicians, clinicians and basic scientists with an interest in interventional pain management and pain medicine.

Pain Physician presents the latest studies, research, and information vital to those in the emerging specialty of interventional pain management – and critical to the people they serve.


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Current issue highlights: (January 2021, Volume 24, Issue S1)

  1. Methodology for Evidence Synthesis and Development of Comprehensive Evidence-Based Guidelines for Interventional Techniques in Chronic Spinal Pain
    Health Services Research
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Sudhir Diwan, MD, Sanjeeva Gupta, MD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Kenneth D. Candido, MD, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, Miguel A. Pappolla, MD, Gabor B. Racz, MD, Harsh Sachdeva, MD, Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD, Shalini Shah, MD, Vanila Singh, MD, Amol Soin, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
  2. Epidural Interventions in the Management of Chronic Spinal Pain: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Comprehensive Evidence-Based Guidelines
    Guidelines
    Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Annu Navani, MD, Paul J. Christo, MD, Gerard Limerick, MD, PhD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Jay Grider, DO, PhD, Michael E. Harned, MD, Lynn Cintron, MD, Christopher G. Gharibo, MD, Shalini Shah, MD, Devi E Nampiaparampil, MD, Kenneth D. Candido, MD, Amol Soin, MD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Radomir Kosanovic, MD, Trevor R. Magee, BS, Douglas P. Beall, MD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Myank Gupta, MD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Bradley W. Wargo, DO, Sudhir Diwan, MD, Steve M. Aydin, DO, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Bill W. Haney, MD, Sheri L. Albers, DO, Richard Latchaw, MD, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, Ann Conn, MD, Hans Hansen, MD, Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, John R. Swicegood, MD, David A. Bryce, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, Sanjay Bakshi, MD, Ricardo M. Buenaventura, MD, Joseph A. Cabaret, MD, Jessica Jameson, MD, Sunny Jha, MD, Adam M. Kaye, PharmD, Ramarao Pasupuleti, MD, Kartic Rajput, MD, Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD, Nalini Sehgal, MD, Andrea M. Trescot, MD, Gabor B. Racz, MD, Sanjeeva Gupta, MD, Manohar Lal Sharma, MBBS, Vahid Grami, MD, MPH, Allan T. Parr, MD, Emilija Knezevic, ., Sukdeb Datta, MD, Kunj G. Patel, MD, Deborah H. Tracy, MD, Harold J. Cordner, MD, Lee T Snook, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD.
  3. Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Efficacy and Safety
    Meta-Analysis
    Standiford Helm II, MD, Preston C. Harmon, MD, Carl Noe, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, and Gabor B. Racz, MD.
  4. Corticosteroids: Review of the History, the Effectiveness, and Adverse Effects in the Treatment of Joint Pain
    Topical Review
    Shane Stone, MD, Gerard A. Malanga, MD, and Teresa Capella, ..