Dr Ed Mariano

Professor of Anaesthesiology
Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Mariano is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine with a Master of Advanced Studies Degree in Clinical Research. His research interests include the development of techniques and patient care pathways to improve postoperative pain control and other surgical outcomes and has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles.

He serves as Chief of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service and Associate Chief of Staff for Inpatient Surgical Services at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Program Director of the Stanford Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Program.

He is on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and California Society of Anesthesiologists and is a recipient of the Veteran Health Administration’s John D. Chase Award for Physician Executives Excellence.

More recently he has worked on key national healthcare initiatives in the United States including the establishment of standards on pain assessment and management and the development of quality and cost measures in perioperative care.