Steven Feinberg, MD is a physiatrist and pain medicine specialist practicing in Palo Alto. He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor and teaches at the Stanford University Pain Service. Dr. Feinberg is a past president (1996) of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). He served as a California Society of Medicine & Surgery (CSIMS) Year 2001 President. He served from 2009 to 2017 on the Board of Directors of the American Chronic Pain Association (www.theacpa.org) and is senior author of the 2018 ACPA Resource Guide to Chronic Pain Treatment. He is on the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association (WOEMA) Board of Directors. He is a member representing ACOEM on the AMA Pain Task Force. He is a member of the California DWC Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee.
Dr. Feinberg received the 1998 Professional of the Year Award from the California Governor's Committee on Employment of the Disabled. He is the recipient of the 1999 American Academy of Pain Medicine Founders Award. In 2006, he received both the Silver Scalpel Award by CSIMS and the Stanford Pain Management Center Award for Teaching Excellence.
Dr. Feinberg served as Associate Editor on the ACOEM Chronic Pain Guidelines Panel Chapter 2008 Update and as Panel Chair for the 2017 Update. He served as a Medical Reviewer for the ACOEM 2014 Opioid Guidelines. He serves on the Reed Group’s Medical Advisory Board. He served as a Reviewer for the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 6th Edition. He is on the AMA Guides Newsletter Advisory Board ongoing. Dr. Feinberg is an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.