James Patrick Robinson M.D.

 James  Patrick Robinson M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Chronic pain, Pain medicine, Rehabilitation medicine


Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine




Primary Location

Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt

4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 401
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206.598.4282|Map It 


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.

UCLA, School of MedicineMedical education1978


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1985
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