Einar Ottestad

Pain specialist

Clinical Assistant 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

Residency: Stanford University - CAPS (2007) CA

Board Certification: Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology (2010)

Board Certification, ABA, Pain Management (2010)

Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (2009)

Fellowship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Pain Mgmt (2008) CA

Internship: The University of Texas Health Center @ Tyler (2003) TX

Medical Education: Baylor College of Medicine (2002) TX

Administrative Appointments

Member, Resident Education Committee (2010 - Present)

Member, Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (2011 - Present)

Director, Acute Pain Service, Stanford University Hospital (2009 - Present)

Perioperative interventions to reduce chronic postsurgical pain.
Carroll, I., Hah, J., Mackey, S., Ottestad, E., Kong, J. T., & Curtin, C. (2013). Perioperative interventions to reduce chronic postsurgical pain. Journal of reconstructive microsurgery, 29(4), 213-222.

Ultrasound-guided injections of the knee and hip joints
Cheng P, Kim H, Ottestad E, & Narouze S. (2009). Ultrasound-guided injections of the knee and hip joints. Tech Reg Anesth Pain Manag, 13(3).

Evaluating the management of septic shock using patient simulation
Ottestad, E., Boulet, J. R., & Lighthall, G. K. (2007). Evaluating the management of septic shock using patient simulation. CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 35(3), 769-775.

Securing the airway of a 'super sized' patient: another use for the Aintree Catheter (R)
Schmiesing, C., Collins, J., Ottestad, E., Kulkarni, V., & Brock-Utne, J. (2006). Securing the airway of a 'super sized' patient: another use for the Aintree Catheter (R). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, 23(12), 1064-1066.

Central venous access in obese patients: A potential complication
Ottestad, E., Schmiessing, C., Brock-Utne, J. G., Kulkarni, V., Parris, D., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Central venous access in obese patients: A potential complication. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 102(4), 1293-1294.