Joseph Pergolizzi Jr
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Dr. Pergolizzi earned a BS in physical chemistry from St. John’s University and an MD with the highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesia at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a clinical research fellowship in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is an internationally renowned perioperative and pain specialist, well-versed in the multiplicity of issues confronting patients and caregivers in acute and chronic pain. He is currently a senior partner at Naples Anesthesia and Pain Associates, Inc. In clinical practice, he combines the latest medical advances and scientific breakthroughs with his profound professional compassion for patients facing painful, life-altering conditions. As a physician, inventor, research scientist, and advocate for pain patients, Dr. Pergolizzi has leveraged his significant medical, regulatory, and business expertise to build a strong track record of success within the healthcare industry. Dr. Pergolizzi is the author of over 300 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, platform presentations, and book chapters, and has been awarded the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award with Commendation.

Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., MD, serves as the Chief Operating Officer of NEMA Research in Naples, Florida and chairman of the Abstract and Poster Selection Committee for PAINWeek, and a member of the CHANGE PAIN Board.


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dr. pergolizzi’s research interests focus on acute and chronic pain in adults with a particular focus on pain in the elderly
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Recent article categories: Public Health, Pain Management, Palliative Care

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