Randall P. Brewer, MD

Randall Brewer, a physician board-certified in Neurology, Anesthesiology, and Pain Medicine; serves as the Medical Director of River Cities Interventional Pain Specialists in Shreveport, LA, a comprehensive pain management program in North Louisiana. He is also the founder and medical director of River Cities Clinical Research Center.

Dr. Brewer received his undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe and went on to earn his medical doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. His post-graduate training included residencies in Neurology at Emory University and Anesthesiology at Duke University. He completed his Pain Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in 2001.Upon completion of his training, Dr. Brewer served on the faculty at Duke University 2001-2003 with clinical expertise, research, and teaching responsibilities in the fields of Neuroanesthesiology, Neurologic Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine. In 2002-2003, he directed the Duke Pain Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Brewer received his undergraduate degree from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe and went on to earn his medical doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. His post-graduate training included residencies in Neurology at Emory University and Anesthesiology at Duke University. He completed his Pain Medicine Fellowship (Mayo Clinic 2001). Upon completion of his training, Dr. Brewer served on the faculty at Duke University 2001-2003 with clinical expertise, research, and teaching responsibilities in the fields of Neuroanesthesiology, Neurologic Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine. In 2002-2003, he directed the Duke Pain Medicine Fellowship.

River Cities Clinical Research Center has participated in more than 30 clinical trials of new pain therapies including opioid and non-opioid analgesics, opioid-induced constipation drugs, neurostimulation, and intrathecal therapies. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as Pain, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Neurocritical Care, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, and Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. Dr. Brewer is a reviewer for multiple Pain Management peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the Scientific and Guidelines Review Committee for the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Brewer also volunteers for local public radio station as a regular host of the live radio show “Health Matters” on Red River Radio.

As a Certified Principal Investigator at River Cities Clinical Research Center, Dr. Brewer has participated in clinical trials of emerging therapies including opioid and non-opioid analgesics, opioid-induced constipation drugs, neurostimulation, intrathecal therapies, and Phase IV investigator-initiated studies of interventional pain management techniques. Clinical areas of research have included chronic low back pain, diabetic neuropathy, post-herpetic neuralgia, chronic pain due to spinal cord injury, chronic migraine headaches, fibromyalgia, and cancer-related pain.

Dr. Brewer’s research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals such as Pain, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Neurocritical Care, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, and Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. Dr. Brewer serves as a reviewer peer-reviewed journals in the fields of Pain Management and Neurologic Intensive Care, and serves on the Scientific and Guidelines Review Committee for the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Brewer also volunteers for the local public radio station, Red River Radio, as a regular host of the live radio show “Health Matters”.

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