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Michael Anthony Erdek, M.D.

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Program Director of Pain Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Expertise: Anesthesiology

Research Interests: Interventional pain management and cancer pain management

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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600 N. Wolfe Street
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Background

Dr. Michael Erdek is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the Pain Fellowship Program Director for the Division of Pain Medicine.

Dr. Erdek received his undergraduate medical education at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Walter Lewis Croll and a James and Helen Hovorka Scholar. He trained in surgery and in anesthesiology prior to completing his subspecialty training in pain medicine and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Erdek has been appointed to the Polyanalgesic Consensus Panel, which formulates international recommendations for intraspinal drug delivery. He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and scientific posters in the field of interventional pain medicine. He has also lectured at Johns Hopkins and as a visiting professor at several academic medical institutions.

He is board certified in pain medicine and in anesthesiology. Dr. Erdek’s society memberships include the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Pain Society and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He has served as a consulting reviewer for Lancet, Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology.

Dr. Erdek has received private and industry funding for his research in cancer pain management. His interests center around interventional pain management, particularly the assessment and interventional treatment of cancer pain, intrathecal therapy for spasticity refractory to management by oral medications, and the use of spinal cord stimulation for treatment of neuropathic pain, refractory angina pectoris, and refractory peripheral vascular disease.

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Titles

  • Program Director of Pain Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1991)

Residencies

  • Geisinger Medical Center / General Surgery (1995)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine / Anesthesiology (1998)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology (2000)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (1999)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Pain Management (2002, 2013)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Erdek’s research focuses on interventional pain management and cancer pain management. His interests center around interventional pain management, particularly the assessment and interventional treatment of cancer pain, intrathecal therapy for spasticity refractory to management by oral medications, and the use of spinal cord stimulation for treatment of neuropathic pain, refractory angina pectoris, and refractory peripheral vascular disease. He has received significant private and industry funding for his research.

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Pain Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

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