Brendan Rhodes O'Donnell M.D., M.A.

Brendan Rhodes O'Donnell M.D., M.A.

Patient Care Philosophy

"I follow a bio-psycho-social model of pain perception. I think multi-modal approaches are good for acute pain and multidisciplinary approaches are good for chronic pain. I try and provide well-informed care to my patients by frequent participation in post-graduate education (meetings/conferences)."

Research Interests

The neurobiology of pain, particularly the contribution of NMDA receptors and glial cells in the modulation of pain perception.


  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Univ. of Calif. DavisMedical education1998
  • Berkshire Medical CenterInternship
  • Univ. of PennsylvaniaResidency
  • Univ. of Pennsylvania SOMFellowship
  • UW - Pain ManagementFellowship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of AnesthesiologyPain Medicine2007
  • American Board of AnesthesiologyAnesthesiology2005