Anthony H. Guarino, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management


Specialty Areas
Disc Procedures

Patients Seen At:
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Washington University Pain Management Center
969 North Mason Road, Suite 240
St. Louis, MO 63141
Fax: 314-996-8741

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology / Pain Management
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8054
St. Louis, MO 63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Acute and chronic pain. Interventional pain management, nerve blocks, neurolysis, epidurals, intrathecal catheters, spinal cord stimulators, spinal diagnostics, radiofrequency neuroablation, discograms, intradiscal electrothermy -- IDET

Board Certification
Anesthesiology -- Certified
Pain Management -- Certified

Medical Education
Medical Degree: University Of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, 1992
Residency: Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 1996
Fellowship: Pain Management, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 1997

Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Major or Recent Publications/Awards

Selected Journal Articles

Guarino AH. Use of Orlistat as treatment for intractable constipation. Pain Medicine, Accepted 2005

Patell JJP, Guarino AH. Pain Management. PMR Secrets, 2001

North RB, Guarino AH. Spinal Cord Stimulation for the failed back surgery syndrome: Technical advances, patient selection and outcome. Neuromodulation 1999; 2(3)

Guarino AH, Raja S. Terminology and pathogenisis of complex regional pain syndrome: Essential of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. Eds, Benzon HT, et al, 1999; pp 245-247

Guarino AH. Clarification of sympathetically mediated pain. NEJM 1998; 338:334-335

Guarino AH, Staats PS. Diagnostic Neural Blockade. Pain Digest July, 1997

Books and Book Chapters

Grabow TS, Guarino AH, Raja S. Terminology and Pathogenesis of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, In: Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia, Benzon HT et al (editors), 2004

Guarino AH, Raja S. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Diagnosis, In: Essentials of Pain Medicine
Regional Anesthesia, Benzon HT et al, (editors), 2004

Grossman SA, Guarino AH. Pain Control in Genitourinary Malignancies. Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology. Eds. Vogelzang NJ, et al, Baltimore, MD, Williams and Wilkins, 1995

Salem M, Guarino AH, Chernow B. Adrenal Dysfunction in the Intensive Care Unit. Textbook of Critical Care Medicine, 3rd Edition. Eds. Shoemaker WC, et al. FL, WB Saunders Company, 1994
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