Dr. Philip Wagner is a practicing operating room anesthesiologist and pain management specialist. He has lectured extensively in chronic pain management, and has written several articles on this topic. His special interests and expertise include orthopedic and regional ("block") anesthesia, chronic pain management, postoperative pain control, failed back syndrome, spinal stenosis, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, pain management for the limb lengthening/reconstruction patient, and cancer pain. He is active in multiple local and national professional societies in Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Internal Medicine.
Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Director, Acute Pain Service of Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College
American College of Physicians
American Society of Anesthesiology
International Association for the Study of Pain
International Anesthesia Research Society
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
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MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, US
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Internal Medicine, San Diego, CA
Yale University, Anesthesiology, New Haven, CT
Tri-Institutional Fellowship in Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Internal Medicine, 1991, Recertified, 2002
Pain Management, 2000
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1998
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.