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Ofer Wellisch, MD, Anesthesiology, Stamford, CT, Stamford Hospital


Anesthesiology Stamford, CT

Pain Medicine

Chief, Division of Pain Management at Stamford Health. Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at CUMC

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Education & Training

  • Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University
    Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford UniversityFellowship, Pain Medicine, 2012 - 2013
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Maimonides Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 2009 - 2012
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
    Mount Sinai Beth Israel HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 2008 - 2009
  • NYU School of Medicine
    NYU School of MedicineMolecular Oncology and Immunology Training Program, 2007 - 2008
  • Tel Aviv University Sackler
    Tel Aviv University SacklerClass of 2007
  • The George Washington University
    The George Washington UniversityMPH, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 2000 - 2002
  • Union College
    Union CollegeB.S., Biology, 1996 - 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2012 - Present
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2018
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Addiction Medicine
  • American Board of Addiction MedicineDiplomate

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Doximity Fellow Doximity Inc, 2013
  • Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award National Institutes of Health

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Deletion of vanilloid receptor-1 expressing primary afferent neurons for pain control.  
    Karai L, Brown DC, Mannes AJ, Connelly ST, Brown J, Gandal M, Wellisch OM, Neubert JK, Olah Z, and Iadarola MJ, Journal of Clinical Investigation, 5/1/2004
  • Is Microvascular Invasion on Radical Prostatectomy Specimens a Useful Predictor of PSA Recurrence for Prostate Cancer Patients?  
    De la Taille A, Rubin MA, Buttyan R, Olsson CA, Bagiella E, Burchardt M, Wellisch OM, Katz AE, European Urology, 1/1/2000
  • Standardized Multimodal Pain Management Reduces Post-Operative Pain and Length of Stay in Hospital for Total Knee Arthroplasty : A Retrospective Review  
    O.M. Wellisch, K.D. Eichenbaum, J. Choueka, P. Gupta, The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology


  • A RCT Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Dexmedetomidine Versus Propofol TIVA in Conjunction with Regional Block for Shoulder Surgery in Beach Chair Sitting Position
    Wellisch OM, Kronenfeld M, Saberito D, Pagala M, Choueka J, Gupta PM., American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA), 2012
  • Management of a Pregnant Patient with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
    Wellisch OM Dinsay L. and Tyagaraj K., Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP), 2011
  • A Standardized Multimodal Pain Management Protocol Reduces Post-Operative Pain and Duration of Hospital Stay
    Wellisch OM, Eichenbaum KD, Kang K, Pagala M, Gupta PM., American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), 2011
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Press Mentions

  • Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Goes Virtual
    Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Goes VirtualFebruary 18th, 2021
  • Does Opioid Cessation Prior to Surgery Help or Hurt?
    Does Opioid Cessation Prior to Surgery Help or Hurt?April 4th, 2017

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew

Hospital Affiliations