Experiences and Best Practices Using PNS to Treat Chronic Pain
Einar Ottestad, MD, FIPP, CIPS
Director, Acute Pain Services
David Spinner, DO
Director of Pain Management
Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York
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Dr. Ottestad: Consultant—Abbott, Bioventus, Coloplast, Medtronic, Nalu Medica, SPR Therapeutics
Dr. Spinner: PNS Education, Teach ultrasound—Bioventus
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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