George W. Pasvankas

MD

Anesthesiologist
Pain medicine specialist

Dr. George W. Pasvankas is a specialist who cares for patients with chronic pain, including cancer pain, neck and low back pain, neuropathic pain syndromes and complex regional pain syndrome. He also cares for patients undergoing anesthesia for surgery, including preoperative assessment and management, intraoperative anesthetic management, and postoperative management and recovery.

Pasvankas earned his medical degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, followed by a residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in pain medicine at UCSF.

Pasvankas serves as director for the UCSF fellowship program in pain medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and California Society of Anesthesiologists.

  • Education

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2002

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Anesthesiology, 2006

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pain Medicine, 2008

  • Board Certifications

    Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology

    Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Clinics I work with

Pain Management Center

2255 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94143

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence

400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
147 Reviews
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
146 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
147 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
129 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
144 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
145 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
145 Reviews

Selected research

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