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Timothy R. Lubenow, MD

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Anesthesiology
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Anesthesiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Intrathecal pumps
  • Pain management
  • Spinal cord stimulation
Research Interests:
  • Epidural infusions for complex regional pain syndrome
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  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 550
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6449
  • Fax: (312) 563-3992
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. The parturient with implanted spinal cord stimulator: management and review of the literature.
    Young AC, Lubenow TR, Buvanendran A
    Reg Anesth Pain Med
    2015 May-Jun
  2. Response to A new definition of neuropathic pain.
    Oaklander AL, Wilson PR, Moskovitz PA, Manning DC, Lubenow T, Levine JD, Harden RN, Galer BS, Cooper MS, Bruehl S, Broatch J, Berde C, Bennett GJ.
    Pain. 2012
    2012 Apr
    153(4):934-5; author reply 935-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2012.01.012. Epub 2012 Feb 17. No abstract available.
  3. Uncomplicated removal of epidural catheters in 4365 patients with international normalized ratio greater than 1.4 during initiation of warfarin therapy.
    Liu SS, Buvanendran A, Viscusi ER, Hutton E, Lubenow T, Zhou J, Shaw PM, Moric M, Lenart S.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011
    2011 May-Jun
    36(3):231-5. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e31820d4376.
  4. Evidence-based interventional pain medicine according to clinical diagnoses. 16. Complex regional pain syndrome.
    van Eijs F, Stanton-Hicks M, Van Zundert J, Faber CG, Lubenow TR, Mekhail N, van Kleef M, Huygen F.
    Pain Pract. 2011
    2011 Jan-Feb
    11(1):70-87. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2010.00388.x. Epub 2010 Aug 27.
  5. Regarding Bell and Moore, intravenous ketamine for CRPS: making too much of too little? Pain 2010;150:10-11.
    Kirkpatrick AF, Lubenow T.
    Pain. 2010
    2010 Nov
    151(2):556; author reply 556-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.08.019. Epub 2010 Sep 9. No abstract available.
  6. Development of a severity score for CRPS.
    Harden RN, Bruehl S, Perez RS, Birklein F, Marinus J, Maihofner C, Lubenow T, Buvanendran A, Mackey S, Graciosa J, Mogilevski M, Ramsden C, Schlereth T, Chont M, Vatine JJ.
    Pain. 2010
    2010 Dec
    151(3):870-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.09.031. Epub 2010 Oct 20.
  7. Validation of proposed diagnostic criteria (the Budapest Criteria) for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
    Harden RN, Bruehl S, Perez RS, Birklein F, Marinus J, Maihofner C, Lubenow T, Buvanendran A, Mackey S, Graciosa J, Mogilevski M, Ramsden C, Chont M, Vatine JJ.
    Pain. 2010
    2010 Aug
    150(2):268-74. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.04.030. Epub 2010 May 20.
  8. Efficacy of transverse tripolar spinal cord stimulator for the relief of chronic low back pain from failed back surgery.
    Buvanendran A, Lubenow TJ.
    Pain Physician. 2008
    2008 May-Jun
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