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Contributors

Editors

Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief
University of Miami Pain Center
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management
LM Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Pradeep Chopra, MD, MHCM
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
Assistant Professor (Adj) of Anesthesiology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Howard Smith, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, and Physical Rehabilitation & Medicine
Academic Director of Pain Management
Albany Medical College
Department of Anesthesiology
Albany, New York

Contributors

Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief, Department of Anesthesia
Preoperative Medicine and Pain Management
LM Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Chapter 4, Pharmacology

Ivan Antonevich, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine and Perioperative Care
University of Miami
Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Chapter 6, Types of Pain

Carlos A. Buxo, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Chapter 10, Interdisciplinary Pain Management

Lucy L. Chen, MD
Instructor
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 9, Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Pradeep Chopra, MD
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Department of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School
Providence, Rhode Island
Chapter 1, Anatomy

Steven P. Cohen, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
John Hopkin School of Medicine and Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Chapter 5, Diagnosis of Pain States

Alane B. Costanzo, MD
Pain Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Brookline, Massachusetts
Chapter 6, Types of Pain

Ezekiel Fink, MD
Clinical Instructor
David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, California
Chapter 3, Pathophysiology

Asteghik Hacobian, MD
Pain Management Specialist
Interventional Spine Medicine
Barrington, New Hampshire
Chapter 7, Pain Assessment

Robert W. Irwin, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Chapter 15, Rehabilitation

Ronald J. Kulich, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of General Dentistry/Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 11, Behavioral and Psychological Aspects of Pain

David Lindley, DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine and Pain Management
University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Chapter 8, Pain Management Techniques

Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, ASIPP and SIPMS
Medical Director, Pain Management Center of Paducah
Paducah, Kentucky
Chapter 12, Drug abuse and Addiction
Chapter 13, Cost, Ethics and Medico-legal aspects in Pain Medicine
Chapter 14, Compensation and Disability Assessment

Muhammad A. Munir, MD
Director
Department of Inventional Pain Management
Southwest Ohio Pain Institute
West Chester, Ohio
Chapter 5, Diagnosis of Pain States

Annu Navani, MD
Medical Director
Comprehensive Pain Management Center
San Jose, California
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
Chapter 5, Diagnosis of Pain States

Vikram B. Patel, MD
President and Medical Director
ACMI Pain Care
Algonquin, Illinois
Chapter 2, Physicology

Mark A. Quintero
Chapter 6, Types of Pain
Chapter 8, Pain Management Techniques
Chapter 4, Pharmacology

Sandra L. Rojas, MD
Pain Management Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, Florida

Andrew L. Sherman, MD
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
Miami, Florida
Chapter 15, Rehabilitation

Howard Smith, MD
Associate Professor
Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, and Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
Albany Medical College
Albany, New York
Chapter 4, Pharmacology
Chapter 5, Diagnosis of Pain States

M. Stojanovic
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 8, Pain Management Techniques

Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD, FIPP
Director of Research
Millennium Pain Center
Adjunct Professor
Biology Department, Illinois State University
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Chapter 6, Types of Pain

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