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.
The Pain Management Center offers the benefit of a multidisciplinary
team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of pain. The team
includes highly experienced physicians (anesthesiologists specializing
in pain management and other physician specialists), nurses,
psychologists, rehabilitation specialists and social workers. The Pain
Management Center also has an active basic and clinical research
program to ensure that the most advanced treatment options are
available to our patients.
Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, held a key leadership role in developing the NIH Health and Human Services National Pain Strategy. Dr. Mackey also served as co-chair of the committee that produced the National Pain Strategy report.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may 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.
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