USA: Andrea Trescot, The Pain and Headache Center, Wasilla, AK, USA

Europe: Giustino Varrassi, Paolo Procacci Foundation, Roma, Italy

Editorial Board

Thomas Kinfe, Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU), Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany 

Anesthesia & analgesics

Antonella Paladini, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

John Peppin, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA;  John F. Peppin, DO, LLC, Consultant

Joseph Pergolizzi, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Martina Rekatsina, Whipps Cross Hospital, London, UK

Edward A. Shipton, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

Omar Viswanath, Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants, Phoenix, AZ, USA; University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, USA; Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA

Michael Zenz, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Jui-An Lin, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Alan Kaye, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA; Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA

Cancer pain

Pål Klepstad, St Olavs University Hospital, Norway

Sebastiano Mercadante, La Maddalena Cancer Center, Palermo, Italy

Filomena Puntillo, University of Bari, Italy

Chronic pain

Tatsunori Ikemoto, Aichi Medical University, Aichi, Japan

Gary M. Reisfield, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

Shigeki Yamaguchi, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan 

Ethics in pain medicine

Michael Schatman, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA

Headache & migraine

Peter Goadsby, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Paolo Martelletti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Stephen Silberstein, University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pierangelo Geppetti, University of Florence, Italy

Neuropathic pain

Alexey Danilov, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia

Andrei Danilov, State Medical University, Moscow, Russia

Jan Keppel Hesselink, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany

Claudia Sommer, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Thomas Tölle, Universität München, München, Germany

Panagiotis Zis, Medical School, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Helmar Bornemann-Cimenti, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Orofacial Pain

Thomas Dietrich, University of Birmingham, UK

Rüdiger Emshoff, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Osteoarthritic Pain

Roberta Gualtierotti, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Pain management

Srinivas Nalamachu, International Clinical Research Institute, Overland Park, KS, USA

Alaa Abd-Elsayed, University of Wisconsin, WI, USA


Advisory Board
Jacques Chelly, UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, Hull, UK
Albert Dahan, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Mellar Dahan, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
Massimiliano Di Giosia, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Chiara Fossati, Istituto Ortopedico Gaetano Pini, Milan, Italy
Frederick Freitag, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, USA
Elisa Frisaldi, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Hartmut Göbel, Neurologisch-verhaltensmedizinische Schmerzklinik Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Steven Harte, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Billy Huh, The University of Texas Houston, TX, USA
Mark Jones, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Plymouth, MA, USA
S. Fatima Lakha, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Jui-An Lin, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Carlo Lisotto, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Giuliano Lo Bianco, Centro Regionale Oncologico Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture, Italy
Anuj Malhotra, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Gopal Nambi, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al kHarj, Saudi Arabia
Ruby Nguyen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Feng Pan, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Kuan-Po Peng, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Alessandra Pigni, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
Robert Raffa, University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Louis Raso, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA
A. David Rothner, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
Rainer Sabatowski, UniversitatsSchmerzCentrum, Dresden, Germany
Karl Scheidweiler, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Ashish Sinha, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Curtis Slipman, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, Norway
Robert Sorge, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA


As Pain and Therapy continues to go from strength to strength, we are constantly looking to expand our esteemed Editorial and Advisory Reviewer Boards, and include within them individuals who may want to further their editorial experience within their range of expertise. With this in mind, if you would like to represent your research community as part of our boards, please email lucy.holt@springer.com with the following information: Name, title (Mr/Mrs/Dr/Prof), profession, affiliation/institution or company, country, telephone number, area(s) of expertise, and a brief Curriculum Vitae (CV).



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