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Chronic pain, Pain management, Rehabilitation medicine




James Robinson, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Center for Pain Relief at UWMC Roosevelt and a UW professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Robinson believes in a rehabilitative approach to chronic pain. Key elements of this are empowering patients to optimize self-management of chronic pain disorders and encouraging them to take as much responsibility for self-management as is feasible.

Dr. Robinson earned his M.D. at UCLA. His clinical interests include the evaluation and conservative treatment of spine conditions and the treatment of fibromyalgia. His research interests include the rehabilitative treatment of fibromyalgia, and attitudes and decision-making strategies among patients regarding chronic opioid therapy.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Robinson enjoys bicycling and guitars.
Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt

Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt

4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 401 Seattle, WA 98105


Behavioral healthcare, Pain management, Physiatry, Rehabilitation medicine

UCLA, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1978

UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Veterans Adm. Med. Center (Wadsworth)

Internship, Internal Medicine

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Residency, Psychiatry


Board Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1985, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab