Prof. Gadsden is the Chief of Division of Orthopedic, Plastic and Regional Anesthesiology at Duke University's Department of Anesthesiology.
He obtained his M.D. at Queen's University (Kingston, Canada), and completed his post-grad training at University of Toronto and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, NYC.
The previous Director of Regional Anesthesiology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital believes that early and intensive treatment/prevention of acute postoperative pain translates to improved long-term functional outcomes.
Pain specialization: Perioperative pain management and acute postoperative pain.
He is passionate about educating the next generation about pain management techniques and has been named Teacher of the year twice, authored 3 textbooks and published 75 times. Prof. Gadsden has also served as Residency Program Director and Regional Anesthesiology Fellowship Director.