Tina Tuong-Vi Le Doshi, M.D., M.H.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Languages: English, Vietnamese


Anesthesiology, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Clinical Investigation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Comprehensive Pain Treatment, Facial Pain, Head Pain, Image-Guided Interventional Procedures, Interventional Pain Management, Joint Pain, Myofascial Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Pain Management, Pain Medicine, Spinal Pain ...read more

Research Interests

Neuropathic pain; Facial Pain; Inflammation; Precision Medicine; Biomarkers ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

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Dr. Tina Doshi is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Doshi joined the faculty of the Division of Pain Medicine in 2016. She specializes in the treatment of chronic pain. She emphasizes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to care, collaborating with specialists in surgery, psychiatry and psychology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Dr. Doshi also has a special interest in complementary and alternative therapies, including yoga, tai chi and meditation, as well as the role of diet and nutrition in chronic pain. 

Dr. Doshi has been involved in a number of clinical trials for the treatment of neuropathic pain, with a particular interest in craniofacial pain and developing precision pain medicine approaches for pain treatment.  She has also completed an NIH-funded training program designed to develop clinician-scientists into future leaders of anesthesia research. She is the recipient of multiple research grants, from sponsors including the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute, the National Institutes of Health, and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research.

Dr. Doshi is a founding member and Chair of the Women in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (WRAPM) Special Interest Group of the American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and an appointed member of the International Association for the Study of Pain Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group (NeuPSIG) Trainee Subcommittee. She serves on the Editorial Boards for Pain Medicine, Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, Practical Pain Management, and Interventional Pain Medicine.

Dr. Doshi graduated with highest distinction from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in biochemistry and a B.A. in human biology (bioethics). She earned her M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. She went on to complete her internship and residency in anesthesiology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, where she served as chief resident from 2014 to 2015. She completed a clinical fellowship in pain medicine at Johns Hopkins. She also holds a Master's in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a post-Master's Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics from the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.

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  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Duke University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Anesthesiology; Barnes-Jewish Hospital (2015)


  • Pain Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology) (2016)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine) (2016)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Doshi conducts research on the treatment of chronic pain. Current projects include investigation of EEG signals in central sensitization disorders, biomarkers in knee osteoarthritis, and virtual reality for temporomandibular disorder.

Selected Publications

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Hung AL, Lim M, Doshi TL. Targeting Cytokines for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain. Scan J Pain. 2017 Oct;17:287-293

Doshi TL, Bicket MC. “Why Aren’t There More Female Pain Medicine Physicians?” Reg Anes Pain Med. 2018 Jul 1;43(5):516-20

Cohen SP, Doshi TL, Constantinescu OC, Zhao Z, Kurihara C, Larkin TM, Griffith SR, Jacobs MB, Kroski WJ, Dawson TC, Fowler IM, White RL, Verdun AJ, Jamison DE, Anderson-White M, Shank SE, Pasquina PF. Effectiveness of Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks and Predictive Value before Radiofrequency Denervation: The Facet Treatment Study (FACTS), a Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology. 2018 Sep;129(3):517-535

Doshi TL, Nixdorf DR, Campbell CM, Raja SN. Biomarkers in Temporomandibular Disorder and Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Chronic Pain. Canadian Journal of Pain. 2020 Jan 1;4(1):1-8

Doshi TL, Dworkin RH, Polomano RC, Carr DB, Edwards RR, Finnerup NB, Freeman RL, Paice JA, Weisman SJ, Raja SN. AAAPT diagnostic criteria for acute neuropathic pain. Pain Medicine. 2021 Mar;22(3):616-36

Activities & Honors


  • Phi Beta Kappa, 2007
  • Pain Research Scholar, Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute, 2016 - 2021
  • Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, 2019
  • Expert in Pain (Top 1% of scholars writing about Pain over the past 10 years), Expertscape, 2021
  • Mentored Research Training Grant, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, 2018 - 2021


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • American Interventional Headache Society

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Clinical and Research Applications of Biomarker Data
    Interactive Session, Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, San Francisco, CA
    American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Diversity Matters: The Importance of Sex and Gender in Pain Research
    Lecture, Pain Therapeutics Conference, London, UK
  • Seeking Funding for Pain Clinical Research Trials
    Panel, Pain Therapeutics Conference, London, UK
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia/Trigeminal Neuropathy
    Lecture, Webinar, Neuropathic Pain Series, Mumbai, India
    Mumbai Pain School
  • AAAPT Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Neuropathic Pain
    Webinar, Pain Research Forum/NeuPSIG Webinar, Online
    International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Resilience Against Discrimination and Inequality
    Plenary, Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, San Francisco, CA
    American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Placebo Interventions: Are They Even Possible?
    Lecture, Annual Meeting
    American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • Precision Pain Medicine: Prognostic and Predictive Biomarkers for Chronic Pain Treatment
    Grand Rounds
    Johns Hopkins University Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Adding Medical Foods into Pain Management
    Lecture, Annual Meeting
    Midwest Pain Society

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Women in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, ASRA RAPP Podcast Series, January 7, 2018

Researchers and clinicians working together to better understand rare facial pain condition host visiting professor, University of Minnesota Department of Neurosurgery News and Events (November 12, 2019)

Meet the Women Changing Pain Medicine, Practical Pain Management

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