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

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief : Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD

Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs 

Chief Academic Officer, and Provost 

Tenured Professor of Anesthesiology. and Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neurosciences 

LSU School of Medicine 

1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71103
[email protected]


Past Editors in Chief

Howard S. Smith 2007 – 2013
Mark V. Boswell 2004 – 2007
Curtis S. Slipman 2002 – 2003
Bert Fellows 1999 – 2001

Past Deputy-Editor in Chief

James Giordano, MD 2007



Managing Editor

Bert Fellows, MA
Director Emeritus
Psychological Services
Pain Management Center of Paducah
2831 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42003


Interventional Techniques
Alaa A. Abd-Elsayed, MD
Madison, WI


Steve M. Aydin, DO
Paramus, NJ

Christopher Gharibo, MD
New York, NY


Michael E. Harned, MD
Lexington, KY


Maunak V. Rana, MD
Chicago, IL


Varun Rimmalapudi, MD
Pensacola, FL


Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD

Evansville, IN


Bradley W. Wargo, DO

Memphis, TN


Basic Science
Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD
Round Rock, TX


Ike Eriator, MD
Jackson, MS


Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD
Chicago, IL


Amol Soin, MD

Dayton, OH


Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD
Bloomington, IL


Cancer Pain
Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
Houston, TX


Controlled Substances
Sanford M. Silverman, MD
Pompano Beach, FL


Endoscopic Spinal Decompression
Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD
Providence, RI


Jason Capra, MD, PhD
Albuquerque, NM


James J. Giordano, PhD

Washington, D.C


Megan Applewhite, MD

Albany, NY


Health Policy
Hans C. Hansen, MD
Conover, NC


Gabor Racz, MD
Lubbock, TX


Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD
Bloomington, IL


Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD

Winston-Salem, NC


Varun Rimmalapudi, MD
Pensacola, FL


Konstantin V. Slavin, MD

Chicago, IL


Amol Soin, MD

Dayton, OH


Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD
Providence, RI


Adam M. Kaye, PharmD
Stockton, CA


Sheri L. Albers, DO
Sacramento, CA


Varun Rimmalapudi, MD
Pensacola, FL


Douglas Spiel, MD
Edison, NJ


Regenerative Medicine

Sudhir A. Diwan, MD
 New York, NY


Sameer Jain, MD
 Little Rock, AR


Annu Navani, MD
Campbell, CA





Alaa A. Abd-Elsayed, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health- Madison, WI


Salahadin (Sal) Abdi, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center-Houston, TX


Rohit Aiyer, MD
Richmond Interventional Pain Management-Staten Island, NY


Sheri L. Albers, DO
Radiology Research and Consultation- Sacramento, CA
Banner University Medical Center- Tucson, AZ


Ibrahim Al-Saidi, MD
Columbia University – New York Presbyterian, New York, NY


George J. Arcos, DO
Korunda Pain Management-Naples, FL


Sairam Atluri, MD
Tristate Pain Management- Cincinnati, OH


Steve M. Aydin, DO
Kayal Orthopaedic Center-Paramus, NJ
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra- Manhasset, NY


Sanjay Bakshi, MD
Lenox Hill Hospital- New York, NY


Carl C. Balog, MD
BALOG Regenerative- Tigard, OR


Robert Barkin, PharmD
Rush University- Chicago, IL


Stacie Barkin, PsyD
Come Upon Me Behavioral Health- Scottsdale, AZ


Steven Barna, MD

University of South Florida College of Medicine


Alexander F. Bautista, MD

University of Louisville-Louisville, KY


Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD
National Spine and Pain- Bloomington, IL


Christopher L. Beuer, MD
Christian Hospital-St. Louis, MO


Sushma Bhatnagar, MD
All India Institute of Medical Sciences- New Delhi, India


Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD
University of Toledo Medical Center-Toledo, OH


Jason Capra, MD, PhD
University of New Mexico -Albuquerque, NM


David L. Cedeno, PhD
National Spine and Pain- Bloomington, IL


Thomas Chai, MD
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center- Houston, TX


Srinivas Chiravuri, MD
Michigan Medicine- Ann Arbor, MI


Robert Chow, MD
Yale NewHaven Health- New Haven, CT


Paul J. Christo, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine- Baltimore, MD


Matthew Chung, MD

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- Houston, TX


C. Ann Conn, MD
Advanced Pain Institute- Covington, LA


Harold Cordner, MD
Florida Pain Management Associates-
Sebastian, FL


Elyse C. Cornett, PhD
LSU School of Medicine-Shreveport, LA


Tammy Dann, DO

Pain Evaluation and Management Center of Ohio-Centerville, OH


Miles Day, MD
Texas Tech University HSC- Lubbock, TX


Sudhir A. Diwan, MD
Advanced Spine on Park Avenue
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Lenox Hill Hospital-New York, NY


Michael A. Erdek, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine-Berman Institute of Bioethics-
Baltimore, MD


Ike Eriator, MD
University of Mississippi Medical Center- Jackson, MS


Clifford R. Everett, MD
University of Rochester Medical Center- Rochester, NY


Fadi Farah, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein School of Medicine-NY


Ira Fox, MD
Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants and Surgery Center of Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Helen Gharaei, MD

International Sonoguide Pain School, Tehran, Iran


Christopher Gharibo, MD
New York University Hospitals Center- New York, NY


Mayank Gupta, MD
Kansas Pain Management & Neuroscience Research Center-Overland Park, KS

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences-Overland Park, KS


Pragya Gupta, MD

Pain Management Centers of America, Paducah, KY


Rajiv Gupta, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital-Boston, MA


Alan Guy, MD
Performance Spine and Sports Medicine- Lawrenceville, NJ


Hans C. Hansen, MD
The Pain Relief Centers, LLC-Conover, NC


Michael E. Harned, MD
University of Kentucky-Lexington, KY


Standiford Helm II, MD
The Helm Center for Pain Management- Laguna Woods, CA


Carolina Hernandez Porras, MD
Instituto Nacional de Cancer- Mexico City, Mexico


Paul Hilliard, MD
University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems-Ann Arbor, MI


Corey W. Hunter, MD
Ainsworth Institute of Pain Management Mount Sinai Hospital-New York, NY


Saba Javed, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center-Houston, TX


Bhawna Jha, MD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Alternate Payment Model/Population Health- Little Rock, AR


Andrew G. Kaufman, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School- Newark, NJ


Adam M. Kaye, PharmD
Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-Stockton, CA
University of the Pacific-Stockton, CA


Yury Khelemsky, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai- New York, NY


Chong H. Kim, MD
Case Western Reserve University/ MetroHealth- Cleveland, OH


Hee Kee Kim, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- Houston, TX


Meera Kirpekar, MD
NYU Langone, New York City, NY


John H. Knab, MD
Center for Pain Management- Wilmington, NC


Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
College of Medicine, University of Illinois
Chicago, IL


Ira Kornbluth, MD
Clearway Pain Solutions

Owing Mills, MD


Dhanalakshmi Koyyalagunta, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- Houston, TX


Radomir Kosanovic, MD

Pain Management Centers of America, Evansville, IN


Sunil Kukreja, MD
Datta Endoscopic Back Surgery and Pain Center-NJ & NY


Jinpu Li, MD

NYU Grossman School of Medicine-New York, NY

Pediatric Chronic Pain Management, NYU Langone Medical Center- New York, NY


Sean Li, MD
Premier Pain Centers-Shrewbury, NJ


Adam Madl, DO
Kansas Pain Management-Lawrence, KS


Osama Malak, MD
Comprehensive Pain Care Center, Inc.- Lorain, OH


Mark N. Malinowski, DO
Adena Spine Center- Chillicothe, OH
Ohio University Heritage COM


Vivek A. Manocha, MD
Interventional Spine & Pain Center-Springboro, OH


Tommaso Martino, MD
Neuroscience Department: SC Ospedaliera of Neurology and Stroke Unit - Policlinico Riuniti of Foggia, Italy


Juan Mora, MD
University of Florida School of Medicine- Gainesville, FL


Ramana Naidu, MD
California Orthopedics & Spine
Marin General Hospital-Larkspur, CA


Devi Nampiaparampil, MD
NYU Langone Health- New York, NY


Annu Navani, MD
Comprehensive Spine & Sports Center-Campbell, CA


C. Obi Onyewu, MD
CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center, LLC- Lanham, MD


Miguel A. Pappolla, MD
St Michael’s Pain & Spine Clinics-Pasadena, TX  


Nimesh Patel, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School-Boston, MA

Vikram Patel, MD
Phoenix Interventional Center for Advanced Learning- Algonquin, IL


Neha Pawar, MD

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY


Rene Przkora, MD, PhD
University of Florida- Gainesville, FL


Gabor Racz, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock, TX


Maunak V. Rana, MD
University of Chicago Medicine-Chicago, IL


George Rappard, MD

Los Angeles Minimally Invasive Spine Institute- Beverly Hills, CA


Louis J. Raso, MD
The Pain Center- Jupiter, FL


Kartic Rajput, MD, PhD
Gould Medical Group- Stockton, CA


Varun Rimmalapudi, MD
Clearway Pain Solutions Institute
Florida State University College of Medicine
University of Central Florida- Pensacola, FL


Adam Romman, MD
University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston, TX


David I. Rosenblum, MD
Maimonides Medical Center-Green Neck, NY


David P. Russo, DO
Columbia Pain Management

Hood River, OR


Anthony Sabatino, MD
Consults for Third Bridge, GLG, Alphasights, and ICS- Walnut Creek, CA


Harsh Sachdeva, MD
University of Cincinnati-Cincinnati, OH


Mahendra R. Sanapati, MD
Pain Management Centers of America-Evansville, IN


Nalini Sehgal, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health- Madison, WI


Shalini Shah, MD
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine- Orange, CA

Vandana Sharma, MD
Upstate Medical Anesthesiology Group- Syracuse, NY


Nikhil A. Shetty, MD
Midwest Interventional Spine Specialists- Munster, IN


Sanford M. Silverman, MD
Silver Lining Medical Consultants-Pompano Beach, FL


Konstantin V. Slavin, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago- Chicago, IL


William Smith, BS
Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine-Lebanon, NH


Lee Snook, MD
Metropolitan Pain Management Consultants, Inc- Sacramento, CA
Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine


Amol Soin, MD
Ohio Pain Clinic- Dayton, OH
Wright State University
Ohio University College of Medicine
University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Medicine


Daneshvari R. Solanki, FRCA
University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston, TX


Milan P. Stojanovic, MD
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital,
VA Boston Healthcare System
Harvard Medical School Boston, MA


Suresh Srinivasan, MD
Trinity Health System-Steubenville, OH


Gururau Sudarshan, MD
University of Cincinnati-Cincinnati, OH


Yuanzhang Tang, MD, PhD

Department of Pain Medicine, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China


Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD
Warren Alpert School of Medicine & Brown University-Providence, RI


Santhosh Thomas, DO
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation- Westlake, OH


Raghu Sudarshan Thota, MD
Tata Memorial Centre-Mumbai, India


Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD
National Spine and Pain Center-Bloomington, IL


Narayana Varhabhatla, MD
University of Colorado - Denver, CO


Romanth Waghmarae, MD
Integrative Pain & Wellness- Williamsville, NY

McMaster University

SUNY-UB School of Pharmacy


Rehan Waheed, DO

Valley PainConsultants- Winchester, VA
West Virginia University School of Medicine


Sayed Emal Wahezi, MD
Montefiore Medical Center- Bronx, NY


Dajie Wang, MD
Jefferson Pain Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA


Bradley W. Wargo, DO
Crosstown Back and Pain Institute, PC-Memphis, TN


Naveed Yousuf, MD
Bloomington Radiology, SC- Normal, IL


Sherif Zaky, MD, PhD
Firelands Physicians Group- Westlake, OH
Ohio University



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