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  • Gary Peltz

    Gary Peltz

    Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The laboratory develops and uses state of the art genomic methods to identify genetic factors affecting disease susceptibility, and to translate these findings into new treatments. We have developed a more efficient method for performing mouse genetic analysis, which has been used to analyze the genetic basis for 16 different biomedical traits. We are developing novel methods, and have developed a novel experimental platform that replaces mouse liver with functioning human liver tissue.

  • Heather Poupore-King

    Heather Poupore-King

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Bio Dr. King’s areas of expertise are in evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She is also board certified in Biofeedback (BCB) by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). Dr. King has a strong interest in providing interdisciplinary care and specializes in comprehensive functional rehabilitation for chronic pain patients.

    She has several roles in clinic including evaluation, individual and group treatments, education for both patients and providers, and program development. She also presents at professional conferences to facilitate knowledge of safe and effective behavioral treatment options for chronic pain patients. In addition, she serves as the primary supervisor for the post-doctoral psychology fellowship. Dr. King works with patients to help them regain control of their lives by teaching effective, self-directed coping strategies focused on restoring function and increasing time in valued activities with the ultimate goal of improving one’s quality of life.

  • Ravi Prasad, Ph.D.

    Ravi Prasad, Ph.D.

    Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Bio Dr. Prasad first started working with patients with pain during his training in the 1990s and joined the Stanford faculty in 2004. In addition to performing patient evaluations and treatment, he develops and teaches curriculum about the psychological aspects of managing chronic pain to patients, residents, and postdoctoral pain fellows.

    Dr. Prasad also holds a number of administrative roles. As Associate Chief of Pain Psychology, he oversees all aspects of clinical pain psychology services in the Division of Pain Medicine. He developed a Postdoctoral Pain Fellowship for psychologists and serves as its Training Director. He is also the director of one of the only academic inpatient pain programs in the western United States: the Stanford Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Pain Program. This intensive 5-10 day hospital based program provides medication optimization, physical reconditioning, behavioral modification training, and mood stabilization for patients with complex, debilitating chronic pain conditions.

  • Scott Pritzlaff, MD

    Scott Pritzlaff, MD

    Clinical Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Bio Scott Pritzlaff, M.D., is both a practicing anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. After completing medical school at Georgetown University in 2006, he spent five years on active duty as a Naval Officer and physician. He completed his internship at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside of Washington, DC. Following his internship, he was selected as a flight surgeon and completed flight training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, FL. He subsequently reported as a Marine Corps flight surgeon to Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC, in 2008. From 2008-2011, he completed multiple deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2010, he was awarded the U.S. Navy's highest honor for flight surgeons, the Richard Luehrs Operational Flight Surgeon of the Year. He subsequently completed anesthesia training at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School training program in Boston and went on to complete a pain fellowship here at Stanford.

    Dr. Pritzlaff's passion as a physician, teacher, and lifelong learner is to deliver unsurpassed patient-focused, compassionate care in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

  • Xiang Qian

    Xiang Qian

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical Interests
    -Pain Medicine: Neuromodulation device therapies. CT-guided interventional procedures for trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharyngeal neuralgia . Facial pain. Cancer pain. CRPS.
    -Anesthesia: Neurosurgery and ENT surgery

    Research Interests:
    -Medical device development
    -Optogenetics
    -Mechanisms of neuropathic pain
    -Ion channel and diseases
    -Neurotoxicity of anesthetics