Irakli Soulakvelidze M.D.

Irakli Soulakvelidze M.D.

Bio

Dr. Soulakvelidze is a UW assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine. His clinical interests include chronic, acute pain, cancer pain and…

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Patient Care Philosophy

"I believe that it is important to develop a close collaborative partnership with patients to achieve best outcomes in diagnosing and treating pain, as well as to prevent disability caused by pain."

Personal Interests

Spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling and sports.

Clinical Interests

Chronic regional pain syndrome, neuropathic pain and spinal pain.

Research Interests

To develop a standardized clinical pathway for optimal management of chronic regional pain syndrome. To help improve management of chronic pain in the primary care setting.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Moscow 2nd Medical InstituteMaster1987
Tbilisi State Medical InstituteMedical education1979
Baylor College of MedicineInternship
McMaster University Med. Ctr.Fellowship
McMaster University Med. Ctr.Fellowship
Moscow 2nd Medical Institute/ Russian Institute of PulmonologyFellowship
Tbilisi State Medical InstituteResidency
UCSF - Cardiovascular Research InstituteFellowship
UW - Dept. of AnesthesiologyResidency
Virginia Mason Medical CenterFellowship
Virginia Mason Medical CenterTeaching Appointment

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1979

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of AnesthesiologyAnesthesiology2005
American Board of AnesthesiologyPain Medicine2005
Dr. Soulakvelidze is a UW assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine. His clinical interests include chronic, acute pain, cancer pain and regional anesthesia.