There is extensive opportunity for the pain fellow to participate in pain management research.

The clinical staff is active in a large degree of various projects, all of which are open to trainee participation. The trainee is encouraged to develop their own projects with the help of the faculty.

Some projects that were completed by staff and trainees:

The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): Recommendations for Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Guidance for Improving Safety and Mitigating Risks.

Deer TR, Pope JE, Hayek SM, Lamer TJ, Veizi IE, Erdek M, Wallace MS, Grider JS, Levy RM, Prager J, Rosen SM, Saulino M, Yaksh TL, De Andrés JA, Abejon Gonzalez D, Vesper J, Schu S, Simpson B, Mekhail N.

Neuromodulation. 2017 Feb;20(2):155-176

Is an Integrative Approach Effective in Managing Chronic, Refractory Pain in Veterans?

Vora CPham Q.

PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S288.

A case study investigating opioid medication utilization in patients with complex regional pain syndrome before and after ketamine infusion therapy.

Rudd-Barnard G, Wallbom A, Pangarkar S, Baria A.

J Pain. 2016 Apr;17(4S):S76.

Epidemiology of Naloxone use for Opioid Overdose in a Tertiary Care Medical Center.

Rudd-Barnard GPangarkar S, Moaleji N, Glassman P.

PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S296-S297

A Case Study Investigating Opioid Medication Utilization in Patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Before and After Ketamine Infusion Therapy.

Rudd-Barnard G, Wallbom AS, Pangarkar S.

PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S296.

An Acute Presentation of Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis.

Khwarg JW, Pangarkar SSSaber MH.

PM R. 2016 Sep;8(9S):S293.

Driving Under the Influence of Opioids.

Nagpal A, Xu R, Pangarkar S, Dworkin I, Singh JR.

PM R. 2016 Jul;8(7):698-705.

Alleviating Thoracotomy Pain With Intercostal Liposomal Bupivacaine: A Case Report.

Saby A, Swaminathan KPangarkar S, Tribuzio B.

PM R. 2016 Nov;8(11):1119-1122.

Medical marijuana for failed back surgical syndrome: a viable option for pain control or an uncontrolled narcotic?

Aggarwal SK, Pangarkar S, Carter GT, Tribuzio B, Miedema M, Kennedy DJ.

PM R. 2014 Apr;6(4):363-72.

Case report: senile-onset amyloidosis presenting with painful lower extremity neuropathy.

Kaloostian CL, Weintraub N, Zirovich M.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Oct;62(10):2017-8

Chronic pain resolution after a lucid dream: a case for neural plasticity?

Zappaterra M, Jim LPangarkar S.

Med Hypotheses. 2014 Mar;82(3):286-90.

Relief of urinary urgency, hesitancy, and male pelvic pain with pulse radiofrequency ablation of the pudendal nerve: a case presentation.

Bui C, Pangarkar S, Zeitlin SI.

Case Rep Urol. 2013;2013:125703.

A randomized trial of 2 prescription strategies for opioid treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain.

Naliboff BD, Wu SM, Schieffer B, Bolus R, Pham QBaria AAragaki D, Van Vort W, Davis F, Shekelle P.

J Pain. 2011 Feb;12(2):288-96.

The risk of radiation exposure to the eyes of the interventional pain physician.

Fish DEKim AOrnelas C, Song SPangarkar S.

Radiol Res Pract. 2011;2011:609537.

Thoracic outlet syndrome.

Ozoa G, Alves DFish DE.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2011 Aug;22(3):473-83,

Evaluation of the patient with neck versus shoulder pain.

Fish DEGerstman BA, Lin V.

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2011 Aug;22(3):395-410,

Lumbar spondylosis: clinical presentation and treatment approaches.

Middleton K, Fish DE.

Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2009 Jun;2(2):94-104.

MRI prediction of therapeutic response to epidural steroid injection in patients with cervical radiculopathy.

Fish DE, Kobayashi HW, Chang TL, Pham Q.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Mar;88(3):239-46.

Introduction of a self-report version of the Prescription Drug Use Questionnaire and relationship to medication agreement noncompliance.

Compton PA, Wu SM, Schieffer B, Pham Q, Naliboff BD.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2008 Oct;36(4):383-95.

Atypical presentation of osteomyelitis, discitis, epidural, and iliopsoas abscess in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) syndrome.

Fish DE, Middleton K, Gluzman A.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Nov;87(11):960-6.

Pain precedes computer axial tomography and scintigraphic findings in an osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a case report.

Marcus DB, Lee PC, Fish DE.

Pain Med. 2008 Oct;9(7):866-70

Scapular winging: anatomical review, diagnosis, and treatments.

Martin RM, Fish DE.

Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2008 Mar;1(1):1-11

The S1 "Scotty dog": report of a technique for S1 transforaminal epidural steroid injection.

Fish DE, Lee PC, Marcus DB.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Dec;88(12):1730-3.

The use of electromyography to predict functional outcome following transforaminal epidural spinal injections for lumbar radiculopathy.

Fish DE, Shirazi EP, Pham Q.

J Pain. 2008 Jan;9(1):64-70.

Scanning laser-Doppler imaging of leg- and foot-skin perfusion in normal subjects: analysis of age, gender, site, and laser-type effects.

Kunkel CF, Figoni SF, Baumgarten JM, Carvalho CM, Kim HS, Oshiro RL, Zirovich MD, Scremin OU, Scremin AM.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Apr;86(4):262-71.