Michele Curatolo M.D., Ph.D. Not accepting new patients

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General anesthesiology, Pain management


English, German, Italian


Michele Curatolo, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician at the Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt, director of the UW Medicine Interventional Pain Program, the UW’s Medical Education and Research Endowed Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and a UW professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Curatolo has a long experience in the diagnosis and treatment of acute, chronic and cancer pain. His main expertise is in interventional pain procedures in a context of multimodal management of pain syndromes. He provides individualized state-of-the-art care of acute and chronic pain.

Dr. Curatolo earned his M.D. at the University of Messina, Italy and his Ph.D. at the University of Aalborg, Denmark. He has been awarded several prizes for his contribution to pain medicine and an honorary doctorate at the University of Aalborg, Denmark.  Read his publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/browse/collection

Personal Interests

Dr. Curatolo bikes to work in almost any weather, as he loves the feeling of starting and ending a working day with exercise and fresh air. He is fond of classical music, arts and Italian food.
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

University of Aalborg

Ph.D, 1998

University of Bern, Switzerland

Residency, 1995, Anesthesiology

University of Messina, Italy

Residency, 1987, Anesthesiology

University of Messina, Italy

Medical education, 1984

University of Bern, Switzerland

Teaching Appointment, Anaesthesiology

Clinica San Rocco, Switzerland

Teaching Appointment