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Andrey V Bortsov

Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology


Dr. Andrey Bortsov is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and holds a faculty position in the Center for Translational Pain Medicine (CTPM). He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree (1999) from Pavlov State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia, and his PhD in Epidemiology (2010) from the University of South Carolina at Columbia.

In 2010, he joined the faculty at UNC Department of Anesthesiology as a Research Assistant Professor, where he studied genetics and non-genetic risk factors of chronic pain development after traumatic stressful events. Dr. Bortsov has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and presented his work at major and national and international conferences.

Dr. Bortsov joined the faulty at Duke University in 2016, where he continues his work on pain genomics. His major area of interest is application of novel computational and statistical methods to big genomic datasets to develop prediction models for disease risk and treatment outcomes.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology · 2021 - Present Anesthesiology, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of South Carolina, Columbia · 2010 Ph.D.
St. Petersburg State University (Russia) · 1999 M.D.