GEORGETOWN PAIN PHYSICIANS
ALEXANDER KIEFER, MD, D.ABA
Associate Medical Director,
Georgetown Pain Management
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Kiefer is a double board-certified physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine and Interventional Spine Care. He focuses on the clinical care of patients suffering with chronic pain and non-operative spinal disorders through a balanced, multidisciplinary approach.
He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University where he completed two basic science research fellowships at The Rockefeller University and Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University Hospital. Following residency, he attended fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. He holds licenses in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia.
He has expertise in acute and chronic pain evaluation and diagnosis, medication management, responsible opioid management, treatment of chronic pain patients with addiction, fluoroscopic- and ultrasound-guided interventional techniques (including vertebral augmentation) and advanced implantable therapies (spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal pumps). He is also has significant experience consulting on medico-legal issues and serving as an expert witness.
He has contributed to 12 textbook chapters, 6 peer-reviewed journal articles, and 17 presentations at national and international medical conferences. He is the rotation director of the Chronic Pain Medicine Rotation for the Anesthesiology Residency Program at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Kiefer is a member of the medical staff of Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.