Pain Management Center

The Pain Management Center at Stanford Health Care offers a comprehensive range of services for patients with acute or chronic pain. Through the combined expertise of a multidisciplinary team of pain specialists, Stanford offers the most advanced treatment options currently available, in a supportive, compassionate environment.

Pain Management Center
450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-723-6238 Getting Here
Maps & Directions
450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-723-6238 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment

Pain Research at Stanford

The last decade has seen dramatic changes in the way we understand pain. Rather than viewing pain as simply a symptom of trauma, infection, inflammation, or surgery, we now see it as a discrete disease entity —one that fundamentally alters the entire nervous system. In a major recent advance, neuroimaging tools have allowed us to peer inside the human brain in ways once only dreamed about—unlocking mysteries of where pain is perceived and processed, how it affects the brain, and how it can act to change our thoughts and emotions.

For the first time, we have the tools to effectively explore the impact of pain on the brain and can use this information to create the comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment needed to prevent or reverse these changes. Our ultimate goal is to lessen or stop our patient's pain and restore and enhance their quality of life.

Details on current pain research in Dr. Mackey's Systems Neuroscience and Pain Lab, including information for prospective study subjects, are available at the SNAPL website.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff.  We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.  


New patients, bring your completed New Patient Questionnaire.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


Mail or fax a completed consultation request form with relevant clinic notes and diagnostic study results to:

Stanford University Pain Management Center
450 Broadway Street (MC 5340)
Redwood City, CA 94063

Fax: 650-320-9443

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