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P. Sebastian Thomas, MD, FACA

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CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

Professor of Anesthesiology
Program Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship of Anesthesiology

SPECIALTIES

Anesthesiology
Chronic Pain Management

LANGUAGES

English
Malayalam

PATIENT TYPE

Adults and Children

WEB RESOURCES

RESEARCH INTERESTS

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

ASSOCIATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Anesthesiologists
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

EDUCATION

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

RESEARCH ABSTRACT

Selected References

B.R. Krauss, A. Barbar, P.S. Thomas, A.V. Apkarian, Performance on a Decision-Making Task in Sympathetically Mediated Chronic Pain (RSD CRPS I) Patients: Evidence for Cognitive Impairment. 9th World Congress on Pain, August 22-27, 1999, Vienna, Austria

Willoughby PH, Thomas PS, Kamani V, Joy S. Epidural Blood Patch Performed on a 23 Month Old Male: A Case Report. 53rd Post Graduate Assembly, New York, New York, December 1999.

Igor D. Grachev, TS Ramachandran, Thomas, PS, NM Szeverenyi, BF Fredrickson: Association between dorsolateral prefrontal N-acetyl aspartate and depression in chronic back pain: An in vivo evidence for overlapping circuitries in the brain, Submitted for publication in Journal of Neural Transmission, January 18, 2002.

Thomas PS, Apkarian AV, Krauss BR, Szeverenyi NM: Differential effects of blocking chronic RSD pain on frontal and parietal cortical activations: an MRI study. Soc. Neurosci, Abstract. 21 (1995)

Thomas PS, Krauss BR, Apkarian AV, Szeverenyi NM: Sympathetically maintained chronic pain is a hyperfrontal condition. Soc. Neurosci Abst. 23 (1997)

PUBLICATIONS

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