Joseph Pergolizzi Jr., M.D.
Dr. Pergolizzi is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Pergolizzi has over 100 scientific papers and projects either presented or published.
Joseph Pergolizzi, Jr., M.D. is an internationally recognized expert in Pain Medicine, Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, Clinical Research and Drug Discovery. He is a regularly sought after and requested lecturer at the majority of major medical schools, health systems, and National Medical Symposiums throughout the United States and Europe.
Dr. Pergolizzi is the Editor in Chief of the Clinical Researcher, Editor for The International Journal of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Editor for The Scientific World Journal of Anesthesia and an invited feature editor for Pain Medicine. Recent publications include a chapter in Shorten and Carr’s Text Book of Pain Medicine.
Dr. Pergolizzi serves on the board of directors for the Coalition for Pain Education (COPE), is co-founder of the International Pain Research and Treatment Foundation, and a member of the board of directors of the National Institute of Pain. He is a faculty member of The Primary Care Institute’s pain medicine educational initiative, and Chairman of the Working Group in Pain Medicine (an international multi-disciplinary consortium of pain medicine experts). As Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, he routinely lectures on various topics related to pain medicine. Dr. Pergolizzi has been awarded the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award with Commendation and is a member of the Who’s Who for International Executives. He has served as a member of various medical and scientific societies and acted on a number of institutional committees including the Medical Errors Committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Pergolizzi is recognized by his peers as a Scientific and Medical expert that integrates new technologies into everyday clinical practice.
Dr. Pergolizzi holds a BS in Physical Chemistry from St. Johns University, an M.D. with highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine, completed his residency in Anesthesia at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and a clinical research fellowship in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.