Beth Darnall

Pain specialist, Pain psychologist

Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Pain Management Center

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6238
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Professional Education

Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins University (2004) MD

Internship: Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (2002) AZ

Medical Education: University of Colorado at Boulder (2002) CO

MA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Clinical Psychology (1998)

PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, Clinical Psychology (2002)

Post-Doc, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Rehabilitation Psychology

Less Pain, Fewer Pills: Avoid the dangers of prescription opioids and gain control over chronic pain
Darnall, B. D. (2014). Less Pain, Fewer Pills: Avoid the dangers of prescription opioids and gain control over chronic pain. Bull Publishing.

From Catastrophizing to Recovery: a pilot study of a single-session treatment for pain catastrophizing.
Darnall, B. D., Sturgeon, J. A., Kao, M.-C., Hah, J. M., & Mackey, S. C. (2014). From Catastrophizing to Recovery: a pilot study of a single-session treatment for pain catastrophizing. Journal of pain research, 7, 219-226.

Medical and Psychological Risks and Consequences of Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Women
Darnall, B. D., Stacey, B. R., & Chou, R. (2012). Medical and Psychological Risks and Consequences of Long-Term Opioid Therapy in Women. PAIN MEDICINE, 13(9), 1181-1211.

Sex Differences in Long-term Opioid Use Cautionary Notes for Prescribing in Women
Darnall, B. D., & Stacey, B. R. (2012). Sex Differences in Long-term Opioid Use Cautionary Notes for Prescribing in Women. ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 172(5), 431-432.

Hysterectomy and Predictors for Opioid Prescription in a Chronic Pain Clinic Sample
Darnall, B., & Li, H. (2011). Hysterectomy and Predictors for Opioid Prescription in a Chronic Pain Clinic Sample. PAIN MEDICINE, 12(2), 196-203.

Pilot Study of Inflammatory Responses Following a Negative Imaginal Focus in Persons With Chronic Pain: Analysis by Sex/Gender
Darnall, B. D., Aickin, M., & Zwickey, H. (2010). Pilot Study of Inflammatory Responses Following a Negative Imaginal Focus in Persons With Chronic Pain: Analysis by Sex/Gender. GENDER MEDICINE, 7(3), 247-260.

Sex and gender in psychoneuroimmunology research: Past, present and future
Darnall, B. D., & Suarez, E. C. (2009). Sex and gender in psychoneuroimmunology research: Past, present and future. BRAIN BEHAVIOR AND IMMUNITY, 23(5), 595-604.

Pain Characteristics and Pain Catastrophizing in Incarcerated Women with Chronic Pain
Darnall, B. D., & Sazie, E. (2012). Pain Characteristics and Pain Catastrophizing in Incarcerated Women with Chronic Pain. JOURNAL OF HEALTH CARE FOR THE POOR AND UNDERSERVED, 23(2), 543-556.

HOME-BASED SELF-DELIVERED MIRROR THERAPY FOR PHANTOM PAIN: A PILOT STUDY
Darnall, B. D., & Li, H. (2012). HOME-BASED SELF-DELIVERED MIRROR THERAPY FOR PHANTOM PAIN: A PILOT STUDY. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE, 44(3), 254-260.

Self-Delivered Home-Based Mirror Therapy for Lower Limb Phantom Pain
Darnall, B. D. (2009). Self-Delivered Home-Based Mirror Therapy for Lower Limb Phantom Pain. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, 88(1), 78-81.

Depressive symptoms and mental health service utilization among persons with limb loss: results of a national survey.
Darnall, B. D., Ephraim, P., Wegener, S. T., Dillingham, T., Pezzin, L., & MacKenzie, E. J. (2005). Depressive symptoms and mental health service utilization among persons with limb loss: results of a national survey. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 86(4), 650-658.

Modification of the cognitive model for bulimia via path analysis on a Brazilian adolescent sample
Darnall, B. D., Smith, J. E., Craighead, L. W., & Lamounier, J. A. (1999). Modification of the cognitive model for bulimia via path analysis on a Brazilian adolescent sample. ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS, 24(1), 47-57.