P. Sebastian Thomas, MD, 315 464-4891

P. Sebastian Thomas, MD
Appointed 07/01/81
4143 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4891

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: Pain Treatment


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, 1980
  • MD: Gandhi Nagar Medical College, India, 1972

Clinical Interests

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy; low back pain

Research Interests

  • Low Back Pain; Discogenic Disease; Spinal Stenosis; Lumbar Radiculopathy; Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy; Myofascial Pain Syndrome; Past Laminectomy Syndrome; Headaches; Facet disease; Fibromyalgia

Clinical Trials

  • The utility of Stellate Ganglion Blocks in patients with PTSD and Neuropathic pain
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Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology
  • Chronic Pain Management


  • Adults and Children


  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • Chronic Pain Rehabilitation
  • Electrical Stimulation for Pain
  • Epidural/Caudal
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Precision Blocks
  • General Anesthesia for Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, and Spinal Tap Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Dental Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Radiographic Procedures (MRI, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • Intrathecal Pump Management
  • Intrathecal Pump Refill
  • Pain Control
  • Periphal blocks


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Malayalam

Web Resources


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Research Abstract

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/thomasp
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