Pain Anesthesia Faculty

Our team of pain specialists at the UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine is fellowship trained and board certified in pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology.  Many of the faculty, are also diplomats of other certifying bodies such as the American Board of Pain Medicine, American Board of Medical Acupuncture, American Board of Interventional Pain Practice, the World Institute of Pain and the American Board of Radiology.

Division Chief

Dr. Mark S. Wallace
9500 Gilman Drive MC0898
La Jolla, CA 92093-0898

Assistant
Melissa Medeiros
(858) 822-0776

​Name
​Title
Email
​Ahadian, Farshad M.
​Clinical Professor
​fahadian@ucsd.edu
Beal, Benjamin
​Assistant Clinical Professor
bbeal@ucsd.edu
​Chakravarthy, Krishnan
​Assistant Clinical Professor
kvchakravarthy@ucsd.edu
​Chen, Jeffrey L.
​Assistant Clinical Professor
​jlc021@ucsd.edu
Furnish, Timothy
​Associate Clinical Professor
​tfurnish@ucsd.edu
​Lerman, Imanuel
​Assistant Clinical Professor
​ilerman@ucsd.edu
​Leung, Albert Y.
​Clinical Professor
ayleung@ucsd.edu
Polston, Gregory
​Clinical Professor
​gpolston@ucsd.edu
​​Schuster, Nathaniel
Assistant Clinical Professor
​nmschuster@ucsd.edu
​Vaninetti, Michael
​Assistant Clinical Professor
mvaninetti@ucsd.edu
Wallace, Mark S. 
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
mswallace@ucsd.edu