Steven H. Richeimer

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine

Areas of treatment:

Chronic Pain
Back Pain
Neck Pain
Nerve Injury
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Cancer Pain
Palliative Medicine
Neuropathic Pain


  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine


  • Department of Anesthesiology


  • English

Steven H. Richeimer, MD

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Richeimer is the former director of the UC Davis Pain Center and the Saint John’s Medical Center Pain Program. He serves as a section editor for the journal “Pain Medicine.” Dr. Richeimer provides broad expertise in pain assessment and management, pain pharmacology, and pain treatment procedures.


Doctor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, 1982


UCLA and Wadsworth VA Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1983


UCLA and Wadsworth VA Hospital, Psychiatry & Neurology, 1983 - 1986
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Anesthesiology, 1991 - 1993


Beth Israel Deacon Medical Center, Pain Medicine, 1994


American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology: Psychiatry
American Board of Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology: Pain Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Pain Society
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
American College of Legal Medicine
American Medical Association
California Medical Association
International Association for the Study of Pain
International Spinal Injection Society
Los Angeles County Medical Association


Appointed to The National Quality Forum--Technical Panel: Quality of Cancer Care Measures in Symptom Management and End of Life Care
Award of Excellence for the USC/Norris CARE Team
Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative
Listed: Consumer's Guide to Top Doctors (15 mentions)