Brett Stacey, MD
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Brett R. Stacey, MD

Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Medical Director, UW Center for Pain Relief

University of Washington


              Brett Stacey grew up in Colorado and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Colorado College with a degree in Political Science.  He received his medical degree from University of Michigan. Following his anesthesiology residency and pain training at the University of Pittsburgh, he joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and eventually became medical director of the Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute.  In 1996 he became the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Pain Center at Oregon Health & Science University where he was Professor of Anesthesiology & Peri-Operative Medicine and Division Chief of Pain Medicine.  He recently relocated to Seattle, the birthplace of pain medicine as a specialty, to head the University of Washington’s Center for Pain Relief.

            The majority of his clinical, research, and educational efforts are devoted to treating patients with pain. He served on the board of directors of the American Board of Pain Medicine from 2000 to 2003.  He has more than 80 publications and several ongoing research projects. He is committed to the field of pain medicine and to the education of others in the comprehensive treatment of patients with pain.