Xiaobin Yi, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management


Specialty Areas
Pain Management

Patients Seen At:
Pain Management Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite 14C
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-8820
Fax: (314) 362-9471

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Pain Management Center
3015 North Ballas Road
St. Louis, MO 63131
(314) 996-7200

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 pain and peripheral nerve blocks.  Chronic neck pain, chronic back pain, CRPS, cervicogenic headaches and trigeminal neuralgia.  Interventional management including spine injections, radiofrequency and pulsed radiofrequency, spinal cord stimulator and peripheral nerve stimulator, intrathecal pump, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty.

Board Certification
Pain Management -- Certified
Anesthesiology -- Certified

Medical Education
MB: Southcentral University School of Medicine, Changsha, China, 1985
Medical Degree: Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, 1990
Chief Residient: Medicine, Beijing Hosptial, The Fifth Clinical College of Beijing University , 1991
Fellowship: Gastronenterology, University of Virginia and Beijing Hospital, The Fifth Clinical College of Beijing University, 1992.
Fellowship: Anesthesiology Research, University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center, 1999
Residency: Anesthesiology, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, New York, 2003
Fellowship: Pain Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, 2004

Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Major or Recent Publications/Awards

Honors and Awards

Resident Scholar, ASA/FARE, 2001

Journal Articles

Kristin VanderPloeg, Xiaobin Yi. Acupuncture in modern society. J Acupunct Meridian Stud (JAMS) 2(1):26-33; 2009

Doran C, Yi X. The anti-inflammatory effect of local anesthetics. The Pain Cliic Vol 19 (5):207-13; 2007

Fang H, Patanavanich S, Rajagopal S, Yi XB, Gill MS, Sando JJ, and Kamatchi GL. Inhibitory Role of Ser-425 of the _1 2.2 Subunit in the Enhancement of Cav 2.2 Currents by Phorbol-12-myristate,13-Acetate. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) Vol 281 (29): 20011-17; 2006

Yi XB, Cook A, Hamill-Ruth RJ, Rowlingson JC. Misdiagnosis of occipital neuralgia, The Journal of Pain 2004; 5(3):36

Yi XB, Cook A, Hamill-RuthRJ, Rowlingson JC. Cervicogenic headache in patients with presumed migraine: misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis. The Journal of Pain Vol 6(10):700; 2005

Yi X.B, C. Lynch III. Clevidipine blockade of L-type Ca currents: Steady-state and kinetic electrophysiological studies in guinea pig ventricular myocytes. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology 36:592; 2000
Pain Management at MoBap!
Please visit us at our newest location. Next day visits are available with a physician referral. For information on how to make an appointment call 314-996-7200