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  • Alex Macario MD MBA

    Alex Macario MD MBA

    Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Macario studies health care economics & outcomes, with a special focus on surgery and anesthesia. He is well known for helping develop the field of operating room management, and is keenly interested in the cost-effectiveness analyses of drugs and devices. For the past decade Dr. Macario has added medical education as a research priority to better understand methods to best teach students and residents.

  • M Bruce MacIver

    M Bruce MacIver

    Professor (Research) of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsWe study drug effects on the nervous system. Cellular, synaptic and molecular drug actions are investigated using electrophysiological and pharmacological tools in cortical/hippocampal brain slice preparations. We are also interested in mechanisms of neuronal integration and synchronization, especially related to patterns of EEG activity seen in vivo and in brain slices.

  • Kristen Klepac MacKenzie, MD

    Kristen Klepac MacKenzie, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioDr. Kristen MacKenzie is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine. Dr. MacKenzie graduated AOA from medical school at UCSF and then completed her anesthesia residency and pain medicine fellowships at Stanford. She works at the Stanford Pain Management Center with specialty interests in chronic pelvic and abdominal pain, as well as peripartum pain. She also teaches in the Stanford Medical School as the pain team lead for clinical rotations and is involved in quality improvement research for the anesthesia acute pain inpatient rotation.

    Clinical Focus:

    Pelvic pain
    Peripartum pain
    Abdominal pain
    Nerve Entrapment Syndromes
    Musculoskeletal pain
    Ultrasound procedures
    Fluoroscopy procedures
    Opioid alternatives
    Non-drug treatments


    For new patients: (650)723-6238 (telephone) and (650)320-9443 (fax)
    For existing patients: (650)723-6238 (telephone)

  • Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

    Sean Mackey, M.D., Ph.D.

    Redlich Professor, Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine and, by courtesy, of Neurology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMultiple NIH funded projects to characterize CNS mechanisms of human pain. Comparative effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and chronic pain self-management within the context of opioid reduction (PCORI funded). Single session pain catastrophizing treatment: comparative efficacy & mechanisms (NIH R01). Development and implementation of an open-source learning healthcare system, CHOIR (http://choir/stanford.edu), to optimize pain care and innovative research in real-world patients.

  • Bernadett Mahanay

    Bernadett Mahanay

    Adm Svcs Admstr 2, Anesthesia

    Current Role at StanfordFellowship Programs Manager

  • Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, PMGT-BC, ANP-BC

    Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, PMGT-BC, ANP-BC

    Casual - Non-Exempt, Anesthesia

    BioTheresa is an Adult Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years’ experience at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California. She received her graduate degree from University of California, San Francisco.

    Theresa’s current clinical practice within the Division of Pain Medicine, focuses primarily on evaluation and treatment of individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain conditions in both the hospital and outpatient settings.

    As part of her commitment to education and professional development, she lectures extensively on topics surrounding pain management both locally and regionally. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles, abstracts, and book chapters on topics pertaining to pain assessment and management. Theresa is a clinical preceptor for NP and PA students in the greater Bay Area; she also mentors and instructs the fellows and residents on the Stanford Pain Service.

    Theresa is actively involved in multiple professional organizations including: The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, California Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Society of Pain Management Nursing and American Academy of Pain Medicine. As part of her commitment to safety and ethical treatment of patients with pain; Theresa has provided services as an independent expert witness on issues related to pain management and treatment.