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Lawrence Epstein

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Anesthesiology
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  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, Tel Aviv University

  • Residency, Surgery
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Residency, Anesthesiology
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Obstetric Anesthesia
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center


    Lawrence Jay Epstein, M.D. is the Associate Director of the Division of Pain Management and the Director of Outpatient Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesiology. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts & Sciences/Biology. He earned his Medical Degree from the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University. He was Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1986 and he earned his American Board of Anesthesiology “Added Qualifications in Pain Management” in 1993 (the first year it was offered) He has been admitted to the World Institute of Pain as a “Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice” (F.I.P.P.) and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (A.B.I.P.P.).
    Dr. Epstein is actively involved in the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (A.S.I.P.P.) as well as the American Society of Anesthesiologists (A.S.A.), where he serves as a Delegate from New York. He was the President of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (N.Y.S.S.A.)in 2014. In December 2014, he was appointed by the NY State Board of Regents to serve on the NY State Board Of Medicine.
    Dr. Epstein has particular interest in the interventional treatment of pain of spinal origin and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (C.R.P.S.). He has extensive experience in the treatment of Spinal Compression Fractures (Kyphoplasty), Spinal Cord Stimulation and fluoroscopically guided Epidural Injection and Catheterization, Transforaminal Epidurals and Facet Blocks.

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Dr. Epstein did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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