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Edward Mariano, MD, Anesthesiology, Palo Alto, CA, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

EdwardRMarianoMDMAS, FASA, FASRA

Anesthesiology Palo Alto, CA

Perioperative Care, Regional Anesthesiology

Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

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  • Office

    3801 Miranda Avenue (112A)
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Phone+1 650-493-5000
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Summary

  • Dr. Mariano is Professor and Senior Vice Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. He has developed techniques and patient care pathways to improve postoperative pain control, patient safety, and other outcomes and has published over 275 peer-reviewed articles. He has held leadership positions in the California Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), and multiple journals. He is a recipient of the Veterans Health Administration’s John D. Chase Award for Physician Executives Excellence and ASRA Distinguished Service Award. He has worked on key national healthcare initiatives in the U.S. including the accreditation of regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine fellowships, pain management guidelines and hospital-based standards, development of quality and cost measures in perioperative care, and the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.
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    EdMariano.com

    Dr. Mariano's personal blog and digital portfolio

Education & Training

  • Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System Black Belt Certification, Lean Six Sigma , 2019 - 2019
  • University of California, San Diego
    University of California, San DiegoMAS, Clinical Research, 2005 - 2008
  • Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University
    Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford UniversityFellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2003 - 2004
  • Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University
    Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford UniversityResidency, Anesthesiology, 2000 - 2003
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Georgetown University HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1999 - 2000
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of MedicineClass of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2000 - 2025
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Service Award American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2023
  • Fellow of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine ASRA Pain Medicine, 2023
  • Distinguished Service Award ESRA Spain (part of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy), 2023
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Best Practices, Research Gaps, and Future Priorities to Support Tapering Patients on Long-Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain in Outpatient Settings  
    Rich R, Chou R, Mariano ER, Dopp AL, Sullenger R, Burstin H, and the Pain Management Guidelines and Evidence Standards Working Group of the Action Collaborative on Cou..., NAM Perspectives, 8/10/2020
  • Opioid Stewardship Program and Postoperative Adverse Events: A Difference-in-Differences Cohort Study  
    Antje M Barreveld, Nabil Elkassabany, Edward R Mariano, Brian Sites, Asokumar Buvanendran, Anesthesiology
  • Availability and Readability of Online Patient Education Materials Regarding Regional Anesthesia Techniques for Perioperative Pain Management  
    T Edward Kim, Alexander J Butwick, Edward R Mariano, Gunjan Kumar, Steven K Howard, Pain Medicine

Authored Content

  • Why this is a great time to pursue a career in regional anesthesiaFebruary 2024
  • Social media basics for the anaesthetistOctober 2023
  • The Future of Pain MedicineOctober 2021
  • You are not “asleep” under anesthesiaAugust 2021
  • Social media and regional anaesthesia educationJune 2021
  • Opioid Stewardship Program and Postoperative Adverse Events: A Difference-in-Differences Cohort StudyJune 2020
  • Our work as anesthesiologists in the post-normal eraMarch 2020
  • The Building Blocks of Regional AnesthesiaFebruary 2020
  • Multimodal Analgesia: The Foundation of a Successful Perioperative ExperienceOctober 2019
  • Neuraxial Blockade and Issues Around Consent, Coagulation ConundrumAugust 2019
  • 5 reasons you should put physicians in charge of hospitals8/10/2018
  • The Crisis of Drug Shortages in Regional Anesthesia and AnalgesiaAugust 2018
  • A Primer for Setting Up Your Professional Twitter AccountMay 2018
  • A Conversation with ASRA about Analgesic Drug Shortages: What Did We Learn?4/30/2018
  • Tips for Live Tweeting a Meeting4/6/2018
  • Perioperative Multimodal Pain Relief3/6/2016
  • 6 tips to be a great physician leader12/27/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Multimodal Pain Management Made Easy
    Multimodal Pain Management Made EasyApril 1st, 2023
  • Interview a Leader in the Field: Edward R. Mariano - 2023 Distinguished Service Award Recipient
    Interview a Leader in the Field: Edward R. Mariano - 2023 Distinguished Service Award RecipientFebruary 1st, 2023
  • Edward Mariano Will Receive ASRA Pain Medicine’s 2023 Distinguished Service Award
    Edward Mariano Will Receive ASRA Pain Medicine’s 2023 Distinguished Service AwardJanuary 18th, 2023
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Committees

  • Chair, American Society of Anesthesiologists Section on Education and Research 2022 - Present
  • Member, National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic 2018 - Present
  • Member, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Clinical Subcommittee (Musculoskeletal Disease, Non-Spine) 2017 - Present
  • Chair, ACGME Milestones for Fellowship Training in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine 2016 - Present
  • Member, The Joint Commission standards review panel on pain assessment and management in the acute care setting 2016 - Present
  • President (2022-23), Board of Directors, California Society of Anesthesiologists 2014 - Present
  • Council Member, Association of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Program Directors 2017 - 2022
  • Director, Board of Directors, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2015 - 2020

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