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F. Michael Ferrante, MD


Francis Ferrante, MD

UCLA Physician Francis Ferrante, MD specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine.
Preferred Name
F. Michael Ferrante
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Language Spoken
English, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
(310) 794-1841 Information and referral
(310) 319-2241 Academic office
Fax Number
(310) 319-2260

UCLA Pain Management Center
1245 16th Street, Suite 225
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993, 2023
Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1987
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985
Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 1986 - 1987
Infectious Disease, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1983 - 1984
Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 1984 - 1986
Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1981 - 1983
Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1980 - 1981
MD, New York Medical College, 1980
Back Pain, Cancer Pain, Neck Pain, Pain Management, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Stimulators
Department Affiliation
Director, Pain Management Center
Provider, Main Operating Room Service
Additional Information

F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and an MD from New York Medical College. He received his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Ferrante is currently Director of UCLA Pain Management Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles.

He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology with Added Qualifications in Pain Medicine. Dr. Ferrante is a former Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He was the former Director of the Cancer Pain and Symptom Management Program, University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. He was the Associate Medical Director, Board of Directors, Penn Home Infusion Committee.

He is a Past President of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Ferrante is a consultant reviewer for the following journals: Anesthesia and Analgesia, Anesthesiology, Clinical Journal of Pain, The New England Journal of Medicine, and Pain. He is a current member of the Editorial Board for 3 national journals, as well as being a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board for the Turkish Journal of Pain.

A teacher, researcher and lecturer since 1987, Dr. Ferrante has published over 47 journal articles, more than 43 book chapters, and edited 2 books.

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