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Experts for Media - Anesthesiology

Ellise S. Delphin, MD

Unified Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Delphin’s distinguished academic career includes, most recently, seven years as Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and Chief of Service at the school’s University Hospital. At Montefiore, Dr. Delphin’s goals include developing robust residency and research programs and assembling a team of anesthesiology specialists who have expertise in pediatrics, cardiology, cancer and pain. Dr. Delphin is establishing a regional Pain Service at Montefiore for patients suffering acute pain while in the hospital and for patients needing chronic care in an outpatient setting. She is a board member of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Foundation; an executive committee member of the New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists; and a member of the Society of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs. Dr. Delphin has been the principal investigator for several clinical trials. She has written dozens of articles in peer reviewed journals and chapters on anesthesiology in medical textbooks.

Areas of Expertise

  • Chronic Pain Management

Naum Shaparin, MD

Director of Pain Service, Montefiore Medical Center

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Assistant Professor of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Shaparin and his team create individualized treatment plans for patients with all types of chronic pain. Dr. Shaparin’s research interests include non-opioid therapies for chronic non-malignant pain, the role of regional anesthesia in arteriovenous fistula creation, coccydynia (tail bone pain), neuropathic pain in scar tissue after surgical incisions, neuropathic pain related to cancer (in particular chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuralgia/neuropathy), neuropathic pain related to HIV/AIDS or HIV/AIDS medications, vulvodynia/perineal pain, post-thoracotomy pain, neck/back pain, sacroiliac joint pain, radiofrequency ablation, and neuromodulation. Dr. Shaparin has presented over 20 abstracts at local, national and international conferences.

Areas of Expertise

  • Non-opioid Chronic Pain Therapies

Selected Media Coverage

ABC Local, Life Script, iVilliage