David J Tauben M.D.

 David  J Tauben M.D.

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Dr. Tauben is a UW clinical associate professor and director of medical student education in pain medicine in a joint appointment with the Department of…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Each person's medical condition is a unique experience; so each and every diagnosis and treatment depends on the "who," in addition to the "where and when" of an individual's disease.

Personal Interests

Philosophy, theater, skiing and mountain biking.

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and treatment education of pain medicine for the primary care provider. Medication management of chronic pain disorders, including musculoskeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain syndromes.

Research Interests

Pain medicine curriculum development for medical students.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidency1982
Tufts University School of MedicineMedical education1979
University of WashingtonTeaching Appointment
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1979

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Pain MedicinePain Medicine1995
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine1982
Dr. Tauben is a UW clinical associate professor and director of medical student education in pain medicine in a joint appointment with the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and Department of Medicine. He provides specialty consultation and care at the Center for Pain Relief.

He combines specialty skills and experience as both a primary care internal medicine doctor and a pain specialist to diagnose and treat complex and continuing painful conditions. He has particular expertise in the formulation of medication management plans for pain persisting more than three months. He is developing new programs for improved education and training necessary for long-term pain management in the outpatient primary care office setting.

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