Dr. Ivan Lesnik received his M.D. from the University of Arizona College Of Medicine, and completed a residency in anesthesiology before joining the faculty at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. He completed several clinical and administrative leadership assignments at overseas military hospitals in Asia and Europe and served as Vice Chairmen and Education Director of Anesthesiology at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as well as acting Chairmen of the Department of Anesthesiology at National Naval Medical Center during the Iraq and Afghanistan war. He served as Specialty Leader to the Navy Surgeon General, providing worldwide management of anesthesiology and pain management services for the Navy and Marine Corps during the height of the conflict. After completion of a Pain Medicine fellowship he was assigned as Deputy Program Manager for the Navy Comprehensive Pain Management Program as well as operational lead for Navy and Marine Corps program execution in western United States and the pacific theater. Developed and served as director of Navy Medicine's first operationalized Functional Restoration Pain Program. Dr. Lesnik retired from the US Navy and joined the University of Washington as an Associate Clinical Professor and Chief of Pain Services at Harborview Medical Center in September 2014.
- Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
- Seattle, WA