Chief, Division of Pain Medicine,
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Director, Norris Cancer Hospital
Steven Richeimer, MD is Board Certified in the fields of anesthesiology and psychiatry, and in the sub-specialty of pain management.
From the University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Dr. Richeimer earned a Medical Degree. After finishing medical residencies at UCLA in psychiatry and anesthesiology, Dr. Richeimer completed his pain management training at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Richeimer then went on to become the Director of Pain Management at the UC Davis Medical Center where he established a national reputation for his comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach.
Dr. Richeimer is a member of the American Pain Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Association for the Study of Pain, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Richeimer has published two books and over twenty-five articles for peer-reviewed journals. This doctor is dedicated to using the full scope of medical science to provide personalized, effective care.
- Richeimer, S., & Macres, S. M. (2003). Understanding neuropathic pain. Retrieved January, 27.
- Victor, L., & Richeimer, S. H. (2005). Trustworthiness as a clinical variable: The problem of trust in the management of chronic, nonmalignant pain. Pain Medicine, 6(5), 385-391.
- Weschules, D. J., Bain, K. T., & Richeimer, S. (2007). Actual and potential drug interactions associated with methadone. Pain Medicine, 9(3), 315-344.
- Richeimer, S. H. (2005, September). Opioids for pain: risk management. In Seminars in Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain (Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 165-169). Elsevier.
- Richeimer, S. H., Bajwa, Z. H., Kahraman, S. S., Ransil, B. J., & Warfield, C. A. (1997). Utilization patterns of tricyclic antidepressants in a multidisciplinary pain clinic: a survey. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 13(4), 324-329.