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Eellan Sivanesan

  • Eellan Sivanesan, MD


  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Sivanesan is an expert in advanced neuromodulation and minimally invasive spine techniques, which he uses to treat a range of chronic pain conditions. He is a regularly invited national and international speaker on these topics. He is specialized in all modalities of spinal cord stimulation including the latest waveforms and technologies. He is also an expert in Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, craniofacial stimulation, and intrathecal drug delivery.

Dr. Sivanesan's neuromodulation and cancer pain research is driven by his mission to discover new pain treatments to help his patients at the Johns Hopkins Blaustein Pain Treatment Center and all patients suffering from pain across the globe. His lab is particularly interested in the use of targeted electrical stimulation (e.g., spinal cord stimulation) for painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) and cancer-related pain.

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