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Lisa Einhorn

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Pediatrics


Through my clinical expertise as a pediatric anesthesiologist and pain specialist, I am reminded every day of the challenges our pediatric patients and their families face when undergoing a surgical procedure. Acute pain management in pediatrics is associated with numerous age-specific complexities, and unfortunately, many interventions that are easily accessible in adults remain out of reach for children due to lack of clinical knowledge and missing pharmacologic data. I am passionate about advancing our understanding of existing and novel analgesics to provide safe, effective, and precision therapeutics for children in the perioperative period. My work is largely focused on developing innovative approaches to address acute perioperative pain in children, reviewing opioid pharmacology and utilization, and improving functional outcomes after surgery through interventional clinical trials. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology · 2021 - Present Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Maryland, School of Medicine · 2011 M.D.