John D Loeser, MD
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Dr. John D. Loeser is Professor of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesiology , and Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He has been active in research, teaching and patient care in the field of Pain

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Dr. John D. Loeser is Professor emeritus of Neurological Surgery and Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and was the Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center at the University of Washington from 1983 to 1997. He is a graduate of Harvard College (1957) and New York University School of Medicine (1961).  He has been active in research, teaching and patient care in the field of Pain Management for over 45 years.  He is the Past President of the American Pain Society and the International Association for the Study of Pain and a former Fulbright Senior Scholar in Australia.  He was the Assistant Dean for Curriculum at the UW from 1977-1982.  His recent clinical interests focus upon health care for low back pain and the management of pains related to injuries of the nervous system.  He is particularly interested in multidisciplinary pain management and the development of rational strategies for the treatment of patients with chronic pain.