Dr. John D. Loeser reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Loeser's clinical interests include pain management and the mechanism underlying neuropathic pain. Dr. Loeser is Professor Emeritus in Neurological Surgery and in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington.
Education and Training
MD: New York University Medical School, New York, NY, 1961
Internship in Surgery: University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1961–1962
Residency in Neurological Surgery: University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA, 1962–1967
American Board of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA:
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery, 2008–present
Professor Emeritus, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, 2008–present
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