Elisha Peterson, MD FAAP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus: Pediatric Acute, Chronic Pain, Pediatric Regional Anesthesia, Back, Neck, Nerve Blocks, Infant Spinals, Epidurals, Opioids (Abuse, Overdose, Prescribing, Tapering), Post-Surgical Pain, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain, Airway, Nerve Injury, Medication Errors, Sleep Apnea, intubation, hypoxia, PACU

Education: M.D., Rush Medical College

Years in Practice: 8


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-A Harvard-trained, triple board-certified anesthesiologist specializing in pediatric acute, regional, and chronic pain. -An award winning speaker, published author, and lecturer. -An Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine at Children's National Hospital -Director of the Chronic Pain Clinic -A clinician with extensive experience caring for pediatric patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. -Completed residency and fellowship training in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. -Completed fellowship training in Pain Medicine at Harvard Tri-Institutional Program at Boston Children's, Brigham Women's, and Beth Israel Deaconess - Dr. Peterson has a special interest in medical education and has contributed to book chapters, journal articles, and presentations at national medical conferences.