Front row, left to right: Dr. Edward Heres, Dr. John Hache, Dr. Ajay Wasan, Dr. Manisha Trivedi, Dr. Haibin Wang Back row, left to right: Dr. Charles Yang, Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, Dr. Scott Brancolini, Dr. ZongFu Chen

The UPMC Pain Medicine Program is a multidisciplinary clinical, teaching, and research endeavor spread over eight clinic locations: UPMC St. Margaret, Centre Commons in East Liberty, Oakland campus, Monroeville, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Mercy, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC South Hills Surgery Center. The program is committed to the evaluation and treatment of the entire range of pain, disability, and rehabilitation problems. It offers an interdisciplinary team approach that includes dedicated professionals from various specialties including medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and psychology.

Pain Medicine offers a one-year fellowship program that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. Fellows rotate through the outpatient services at UPMC St. Margaret, Centre Commons, Oakland campus, Monroeville, and UPMC Passavant and provide inpatient consultation at UPMC St. Margaret, UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, WPIC, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Cranberry, UPMC Montefiore, and UPMC Presbyterian. The program also has an active and well-funded research arm.

During fiscal year 2013, Pain Medicine Program physicians from the Department of Anesthesiology logged almost 50,000 visits. For more clinical information about the department, please visit our clinical website.


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