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Facebook Live Discussion on Opioids

Opioid Awareness Facebook Live Broadcast

As the opioid epidemic continues, Dr. Seth Waldman, Director of the Pain Management Division at HSS, discusses the role opioid therapy plays in both chronic and acute pain, use cases for prescribing opioids, and why athletes may be susceptible to addiction. To view more of our previous Facebook Live broadcasts, click here.



Dr. Seth Waldman is the Director of the Division of Pain Management at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Waldman has more than 15 years of experience in the field of interventional and medical pain management. He specializes in therapeutic and diagnostic spinal injections and the management of neurologic pain.

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