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Joseph Poli, M.D.
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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180 Sawgrass Drive, Suite 210
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center-GME. 2014 - 2015

Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2012 - 2014

Residency, Anesthesiology, Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. 2011 - 2012

Internship, Infectious Disease, Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. 2010 - 2011


MD | St. George's School of Medicine. 2010


ICARE Stars Program, Recipient of letters of recognition from staff and patients alike for upholding core values of inclusion,. 2015

Robert M. Lawrence, MD First Resident Award. 2013


Journal Articles

Opioid-Sparing Effects of the Bupivacaine Pleural Catheter in Surgical Decompression of the Thoracic Outlet

Motyl CM, Dohring C, Wang ML, Gosain S, France F, Poli J, Stoner MC, Doyle AJ.

Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2022; .

Philip, A; Williams, M; Davis, J; Poli, J. et al.

Evaluating predictors of pain reduction after genicular nerve

Utility of Perineural Steroids Post Radiofrequency Neurotomy.

Williams, MR; Poli, J.

Pain physician. 2019; 22(3): E246.

Reporting of Sample Size Calculations in Analgesic Clinical Trials: ACTTION Systematic Review,

McKeown, A; Gewandter, JS; McDermott, MP; Pawlowski, JR; Poli, JJ; Rothstein, D; Farrar, JT; Gilron, I; Katz, NP; Lin, AH; Rappaport, BA; Rowbotham, MC; Turk, DC; Dworkin, RH; Smith SM.

Journal of Pain. 2015; 16(3): 199-206.

Reporting of intention-to-treat analyses in recent analgesic clinical trials: ACTTION systematic review and recommendations

Gewandter, JS; McDermott, MP; McKeown, A; Smith, SM; Pawlowski, JR; Poli, JJ; Rothstein, D; Williams, MR; Bujanover, S; Farrar, JT; Gilron, I; Katz, NP; Rowbotham, MC; Turk, DC; Dworkin, RH.

Pain. 2014; 155(12): 2714-9.


1. Anesthesiology In-Training Exam Review: Regional Anesthesia and Chronic Pain (2022)

Chapter: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Authors: Rohit Aiyer, Ellen Johnson, Joseph Poli,

Publisher: Springer, Cham 2022

Ratings & Reviews

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