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Lawrence Epstein

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Anesthesiology
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Neurology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Tel Aviv University

  • Residency, Surgery
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Residency, Anesthesiology
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Obstetric Anesthesia
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Biography

    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 is the current Vice President of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (N.Y.S.S.A.).

    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.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Epstein did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: 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.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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