Michael S. Leong, MDStanford University

Michael Leong, MD is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist at Stanford University. He is the director of neuromodulation and treats patients with electrical stimulation and spinal medications to relieve pain as an alternative to opioids. As the first legislative fellow of the North American Neuromodulation Society, Dr. Leong has helped to educate members of Congress about pain care public policy issues, particularly during this opioid epidemic, and the potential for technological innovations to treat chronic pain. He continues this work as a Mayday Fellow of 2018 by informing the media about neuromodulation for pain management. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at University of California, Davis and at Stanford University, where he also completed his fellowship in pain medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Leong is currently the Director of Neuromodulation and Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine at Stanford University.


General Session II: Pardon the Interruption: Rapid-Fire Neuromodulation (103)

Director of Neuromodulation
Redwood City, CA