Howard L. Rosner, MD

Medical Director, Pain Center

Howard L. Rosner, MD, is Medical Director of the Pain Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a member of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center. Dr. Rosner previously served at The New York Hospital's Pain Management Services and at New York University Medical Center's Pain Management Center.

A board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Rosner holds special certification in pain management. His clinical and research interests involve innovative drug therapies to manage lower back pain after surgery to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms and in patients with AIDS as well as the use of spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation.

Dr. Rosner has written chapters on pain management for the book, Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, and he has written numerous articles for such peer-reviewed publications as the Clinical Journal of Pain and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. He is a member of several professional societies, including the International Spinal Intervention Society and the North American Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Rosner received his bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. After an internship at Salem Hospital in Massachusetts, he completed an anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a fellowship in anesthesiology/pain management at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.