Michael Gofeld, MD, PhD, FRCPC (Pain Med)

Current appointment:

Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Associate Medical Director at Silver Centre for Pain Care

Professional Societies:

Immediate Past-President, World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography

Vise-Chair (Ultrasound), Board of Examination, World Institute of Pain

Creative Professional Activity:

Chair, Chronic Pain Registry Committee, Advisory Board, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Section Editor: Current Headache and Pain Reports (Neuromodulation), Pain Practice (Imaging)

Associate Editor: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Peer-Review Publications: 45 Book Chapters: 40


Clinical: Neuromodulation, musculoskeletal and neurological diagnostic and procedural ultrasonography, radiofrequency, vertebral augmentation, spinal injections, regenerative medicine, craniofacial pain, advanced imaging (high-frequency ultrasound, CT, navigation)

Education: medical student curriculum, chronic pain fellowship, CME events

Research: preclinical and clinical interventional pain studies including multicenter trials, patient-oriented research.

Administration: Chronic pain clinic protocols, design and maintenance of triage and clinic database, quality improvement projects 

Research Interests:

Clinical anatomy, peripheral nerve stimulation, novel image-guided approaches, outcomes of chronic pain management

Clinical interests:

Non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions, nerve injuries, sport injuries, craniofacial pain and headaches, regenerative medicine