137 N. Larchmont Blvd., #448
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Phone: 323-692-3611  /  Fax: 323-935-0791



Curriculum Vitae (abbreviated):

Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, April 1995, #25792
Diplomate, ABA with Subspecialty Certification in Pain Management, September 1996, #25792
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry), March 1988, #30074
Medical License:  California G51560

Aug. 2001 - Present Director of Pain Management
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Aug. 2001 - Present Director of Pain Management
Norris Cancer Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Aug. 2001 - Present

Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology & Psychiatry
University of Southern California

Aug. 1998 - Present

Medical-Legal Consultant
Richeimer Pain Medical Group
Los Angeles, CA

Jan. 1995 - Present

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California at Davis (UCD)

Jan. 2000 - Present

Founder & Webmaster

1998 - 2001 Medical Director and CEO
Richeimer Pain Medical Group at the Los Angeles Pain Institute
Santa Monica, CA
1998 - 2001 Director of Pain Management
Saint John's Health Center
Santa Monica, CA

1995 - 1998

Director, Pain Treatment Center
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California Davis Medical Center

1986 - 1995

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

1989 - 1991

Psychiatry, Private Practice, Burbank, CA

1986 - 1988

Associate Unit Director, Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Service
UCLA - Neuropsychiatric Hospital


Jan. 1994 - Dec. 1994

Fellow in Pain Management
Beth Israel Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology    Harvard School of Medicine

1991 - 1993

Resident in Anesthesiology
UCLA Department of Anesthesiology

1985 - 1986

Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Adult Inpatient
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute

1983 - 1985

Resident in Psychiatry
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute

1982 - 1983

Medical Internship
UCLA/Wadsworth VA Hospital


1978 - 1982

Doctor of Medicine
U.C. San Francisco, School of Medicine

1974 - 1978

Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction
Stanford University, Program in Human Biology


    Lecturer:  Pain Management for the Workers Compensation Adjuster
    Insurance Educational Association Classes, Pasadena & Huntington Beach

    Lecturer:  Nerve Blocks: A Guided Tour
    6th, 7th, & 8th Annual UCD Pain Management Conferences, 1997, 1998, & 1999
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer & Panelist:  Evaluation & Treatment of Low Back Pain
    Family Practice Rounds, Saint John's Health Center

    Lecturer: Surgery Rounds: Post-operative Pain Management
    Centinella Hospital, Los Angeles

    Course Director:  Primary Care Treatment of Pain
    The 5th, 6th, & 7th  Annual UCD Pain Management Conferences
    At Yosemite and Lake Tahoe, CA, 1996-1998
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Guest Speaker:  The Art and the Technology of Pain Medicine
    The Leadership Council, UC Davis Medical Center

    Lecturer:  Case Studies in Regional Anesthesia
    Resident Seminar in Anesthesiology, 1995 - 1998
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer:  Overview of Pain Management for Psychiatrists
    23rd Annual Midwinter Program in Continuing Medical Education
    Dept. of Psychiatry, UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lectures:  Understanding Neuropathic Pain
    Review of Acute Pain Management
    ASA Regional Refresher Course, Chicago

    Lecturer:  Assessing the Pain Patient
    6th Annual UCD Pain Management Conference, at Lake Tahoe, CA
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer:  Ethical Problems in the Pain Clinic
    Harvard Medical School--Knoll Pharmaceutical Dinner Symposium

    Lecturer:  Pharmacological & Psychological Complications of Pain Management
    Grand Rounds in Psychiatry
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer:  The Physiology and Treatment of Pain
    Neuroscience:  2nd Year Core Curriculum
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer:  Chronic Pain in Occupational Medicine
    Grand Rounds in Occupational Medicine
    UC Davis School of Medicine

    Lecturer:  The Psychology of Chronic Pain
    Psychology Internship Seminar
    UC Davis School of Medicine

Publications (partial list):


The Psychiatric Drug Handbook, Guze B, Ferng H, Szuba M, Richeimer S.  Mosby, St. Louis, 1992.

The Handbook of Psychiatry. Editors: Guze B, Richeimer S,  Siegel D.  Mosby, Chicago, 1990.


Guze BH, Siegel DJ, Richeimer SH, Jackson M:  Affective Disorders; in, The Handbook of Psychiatry, Editors: Guze B, Richeimer S, Siegel D.  Yearbook Medical Publisher, Chicago, 1990, pp 93-104.

Macres SM, Richeimer SH, Duran PD: Adjunctive Pharmacology for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain; in, Warfield CA, Bajwa ZH (Eds): Principles and Practice of Pain Management, 2nd edition. McGraw Hill, in press.

Macres SM, Richeimer SH:  Understanding Neuropathic Pain: Pathophysiology and Treatment Modalities.  Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia 19(2)14-20,1998.

Macres SM, Richeimer SH:  Review of Acute Postoperative Pain Management.  Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia 19(14)147-156,1999.

Richeimer SH:  Pain Problems in the Emergency Room.  Lifeline (Newsletter of Calif American College of Emergency Physicians), September 2000.

Richeimer SH, Case GA: Ethical Issues And Problems Of Trust In The Management Of Chronic, Nonmalignant Pain; in, Warfield CA, Bajwa ZH (Eds): Principles and Practice of Pain Management, 2nd edition. McGraw Hill, in press.

Richeimer SH, Bajwa ZH, Kahraman S, Ransil BJ,Warfield CA:  Utilization Patterns of Tricyclic Antidepressants in a Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic.  The Clinical Journal of Pain 13(4):324-329, 1997.

Richeimer SH:  Evaluation of the Patient with Pain; in, Gershwin ME, Hamilton M (Eds): The Pain Management Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Diagnosis & Treatment.  Humana Press, 1998.

Richeimer SH, Macres SM: Psychological and Medical Complications of Chronic Pain Management.  Seminars in Anesthesia 15(3):224-237, 1996.

[Consultation Services] [Helpful Links] [Contact Us] [Free Pain Newsletter]
[Go to our Clinical Site]