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  • Emily Moore

    Emily Moore

    Clinical Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioDr. Emily Moore is a Clinical Instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine. She is passionate about helping individuals navigate pain, find fulfillment, harness motivation and flourish in their lives.

    Dr. Moore obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, from McGill University. Throughout her doctoral training, she conducted research exploring the role of psychosocial variables in pain-related disability as well as goal achievement. Dr. Moore subsequently completed a pain psychology internship at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Center in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Moore’s desire to build expertise in the biopsychosocial treatment of chronic pain prompted her to complete the Stanford Clinical Pain Psychology Fellowship. During fellowship, she received specialized training in the treatment of a wide range of chronic pain presentations, co-developed a group intervention for migraine and completed the Pain Reprocessing Therapy certification course.

    Following her training, Dr. Moore established a private practice focused on serving individuals struggling to navigate co-occurring physical and mental health challenges. Concurrently, Dr. Moore collaborated on a number of research projects aimed to optimize psychological intervention for chronic pain in a group format. She was recently recruited to return to the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine as faculty.

    Dr. Moore aims to combine research and clinical theory to develop individualized treatment plans that address unique patient needs, resonate with goals and support growth. Dr. Moore incorporates a number of evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (CBT-CP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Pain Reprocessing Therapy (PRT).

  • Garret K. Morris, MD

    Garret K. Morris, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioDr. Morris is a board-certified, fellowship-trained anesthesiologist with a clinical focus on pain medicine. He is also a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Pain Medicine of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Morris has expertise in chronic pain management, inpatient pain management, spine care, and functional restoration.

    He treats a wide range of pain conditions including musculoskeletal, neuropathic, visceral and mixed. With each patient in his care, Dr. Morris’ objective is to alleviate suffering using the treatment approach that is most likely to maximize effectiveness and minimize risk. The focus is on using the least invasive interventions possible to improve each individual’s function and quality of life.

    To help achieve these goals, Dr. Morris takes a holistic approach encompassing six domains of pain management: pharmacological, interventional, behavioral/psychological, physical rehabilitative, alternative and complementary therapies, and self-management. Often this approach requires a multidisciplinary team of diverse professionals with Dr. Morris overseeing care planning, implementation, and follow-up. This is especially helpful for challenging cases, where a collaborative team-based approach affords greater potential for superior outcomes.

    Dr. Morris communicates closely with referring physicians to devise holistic pain management that fits holistically into each patient’s comprehensive care plan.

    Dr. Morris has authored articles and reviews in publications including Anesthesiology, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Society for Artificial Organs Journal, Cancer Detection and Prevention, and the Journal of Orthopedics & Sports Physical Therapy. He also has contributed the chapter “Occipital Nerve Block” in the textbook Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical, Interventional, and Behavioral Approaches published by the American Academy of Pain Medicine. In addition, Dr. Morris has contributed online content on postoperative pain relief to the electronic forum, The Stanford Anesthesia Informatics and Media Lab (AIM).

    He has made presentations at conferences including the American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting and the Annual Rochester (New York) Regional Anesthesia Symposium. He also has delivered invited lectures, most recently on interventional techniques for the treatment of spinal disorders as part of the Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield Project.

    Dr. Morris’ honors for clinical practice include awards from Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He has received recognition for his scholarship from the Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation and Midwest Anesthesia Resident’s.

  • Sesh Mudumbai

    Sesh Mudumbai

    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Mudumbai’s research interests focus on 1) optimizing therapeutic strategies and reducing adverse outcomes related to medication management, particularly opioids; and 2) measuring and improving the quality of perioperative and pain management.

  • Andrea Murray

    Andrea Murray

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

    BioAndrea Murray, MD is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University and is board-certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, and in Pediatrics. Her interests include sustainable models in global health, regional anesthesia, simulation, and immersive technology for reduction of perioperative anxiety.