Lynn Kohan, MD
Dr Kohan is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Virginia. She obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University where she also completed her residency in anesthesia. She completed her pain medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia where she has since stayed on as faculty. She has been serving as the Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship for the past several years. She is actively involved in pain committees on the local and national level. She is a founding member of the Virginia Pain Society and currently serves as the Treasurer of the Society. She also serves as the Associate Editor for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management (ASRA) Newsletter. She has an interest in headache and facial pain management and serves as the Chairman of the ASRA Headache Special Interest Group (SIG) as well as on the Board of the American Interventional Headache Society. She is also actively involved in medical student and resident education. She is admitted into the Society of Distinguished Educators and serves as the Vice-Chair of the ASRA medical student and resident education SIG. She teaches pain fellows and residents the pathophysiology of pain and specific pain syndromes including cancer pain and complex regional pain syndrome. In addition, she teaches advanced interventional pain therapies such as implantation of spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal delivery systems. She also gives didactic lectures on pain topics to fellows during their training as well as collaborates with them on research projects.