Sean Li, MD is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty for Pain Medicine.
Dr. Li completed his medical school training in New York at The State University of New York at Stony Brook where he graduated with recognition for clinical research. Dr. Li then trained in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and later finished his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan. During his residency, Dr. Li was involved with both clinical research and resident education. He was awarded the Resident/Fellow of the Year Award by the American Association of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine in 2011.
Following in the footsteps of his Premier Pain colleagues, Dr. Li went on to complete fellowship training in Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. While at Hopkins, he was mentored by leading figures in the field of pain management.
Dr. Li specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients who suffer from chronic neck and back pain, neuropathic pain (such as post-herpetic neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome), and cancer pain utilizing both medical and interventional modalities. He is a strong proponent of the multidisciplinary pain treatment model and has particular interests in neuromodulation and minimally invasive pain interventions. He is a clinical investigator participating in FDA approved clinical trials in pain medicine. Dr. Li has authored peer reviewed papers and book chapters in the field of interventional pain medicine.
He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA), North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), International Neuromodulation Society (INS), American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), and New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (NJSIPP). Dr. Li serves on the integrity committee of ASIPP, teaching faculty for the NANS fellow’s course, and as course director for NJSIPP annual meetings.