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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Anesthesiology

Specialty Focus:

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Anesthesia


M.D., Columbia University; M.B.A., Columbia University; Anesthesiology Residency, University of Michigan; Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship, Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts General Hospital

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Additional Information

Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He maintains an active, full time medical practice, and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Southren completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School and his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Michigan. He completed his M.D. and M.B.A. at Columbia University in New York City. His clinical practice involves the care of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses. He has a special interest in interventional procedures including neuromodulation and vertebral augmentation. Dr. Southren also continues to maintain his Anesthesiology practice and takes call at a Level 1 Trauma Center in West Philadelphia. Dr. Southren is also actively involved in research and medical education, and regularly lectures to residents and medical students on Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. He regularly reviews articles for several prestigious medical journals. His ability to distill complex medical issues into coherent and accessible language has been at the core of his success as an educator, clinician and consultant. EXPERTISE: Interventional Pain, Epidural Steroid Injections, Meningitis, Spinal Infections, Hematoma, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, DRG, Neuromodulation, Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, Vertebral Compression Fracture, Vertebral Augmentation, Nerve Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Opioids (Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Post-laminectomy Syndrome, Failed Back Syndrome, Urine Drug Test, Suboxone, Methadone, Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation