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Christopher Abrecht, MD

Address2200 Post Street
San Francisco CA 94115
Phone415-885-7444
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    University of California San Francisco07/2017Pain medicine fellowship
    Brigham and Women's Hospital07/2016Anesthesiology residency
    California Pacific Medical Center07/2015Internal medicine internship
    New York University School of MedicineMD06/2015

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    Dr. Abrecht’s primary clinical responsibility is in pain management, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. He seeks to improve the quality of life and functional capacity of this patients using a multi-faceted approach which includes but is not limited to medication management, multi-disciplinary consultation (such as to physical therapy and pain psychology specialists), and targeted injections. He also offers spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion stimulation to manage a variety of painful conditions. His administrative and research focus is in quality improvement in pain medicine: tracking outcomes that matter to patients and ensuring patient safety remains a priority.


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    1. Abrecht C, Greenberg P, Song E, Urman RD, Rathmell JP. A Contemporary Medicolegal Analysis of Implanted Devices for Chronic Pain Management. Anesth Analg. 2017 Apr; 124(4):1304-1310. PMID: 28319551.
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    2. Abrecht C, Gabriel RA, Dutton RP, Kaye AD, Michna E, Urman RD. National Perioperative Outcomes for Intrathecal Pump, Spinal Cord Stimulator, and Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Procedures. Pain Physician. 2015 Nov; 18(6):547-54. PMID: 26606006.
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    3. Zinboonyahgoon N, Vlassakov K, Abrecht C, Srinivasan S, Narang S. Brachial Plexus Block for Cancer-Related Pain: A Case Series. Pain Physician. 2015 Sep-Oct; 18(5):E917-24. PMID: 26431146.
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    4. Smilowitz NR, Sampson BA, Abrecht C, Siegfried JS, Hochman JS, Reynolds HR. Women have less severe and extensive coronary atherosclerosis in fatal cases of ischemic heart disease: an autopsy study. Am Heart J. 2011 Apr; 161(4):681-8. PMID: 21473966.
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