Doctor Biography: Didier Demesmin, MD

Didier Demesmin, MD

Dr Demesmin, MD
Director of Pain Medicine
St. Peter's University Hospital

Board Certified in Pain Medicine
Board Certified Anesthesiologist

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Office

University Pain Medicine Center
Town Professional Park at Somerset
33 Clyde Road Suites 105 & 106,
Somerset, NJ 08873

Awards

Voted Top Doctor in NJ 3 Years in a Row
Jersey Choice Top Doctor Award -2012

Fellowship

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
The Manhattan Center for Pain Management - New York, NY
Fellow, Pain Medicine 2004-2005

Residency

SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Brooklyn, New York
Resident, Department of Anesthesiology 2001-2004

Internship

Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center - New York, NY
Internship, Obstetrics and Gynecology 2000-2001

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Piscataway, NJ
Degree: MD 2000

State Liscensures

New Jersey, New York

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
Subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Director of Pain Medicine Services, St. peter's University Hospital - New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Unviersity Hospital - New Jersey
JFK Medical Center - New Jersey
Somerset Medical Center - New Jersey
The Center for Ambulartory Resources (CARES)
Robert Wood Johnson Surgical Center - New Jersey
Raritan Valley Surgery Center - New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

Director as Large, New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Board of Trustee Member, Middlesex County Medical Society of New Jersey
American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Academy of Pain Management
Medical Society of New Jersey
World Institute of Pain
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Honors

Department of Anesthesiology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Award for Academic Excellence in Anesthesiology 2000

Courses, Lectures, & Presentations

Minimally Invasive Discectomy Workshop - Tampa, Florida

Course Director of Minimally Invasive Discectomy Techniques to Pain Physicians and Spine Specialists 2009

Overview of Interventional Pain Medicine - New Jersey

Grand Round presentation, Department of Family Medicine Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital 2009

Brazilian Conference on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - San Palo, Brazil

Lectured on minimally invasive discectomy to Orthopedists, Spine Surgeons, and Pain Medicine Physicians 2009

Interventional Pain Management for Ischemic Pain - New Jersey

Grand Round presentation, Department of Surgery St. Peter's University Hospital, NJ 2008

Anesthesiology Consultants - New Jersey

Instructor of Anesthesia Board Exam Preparation Course for Board Eligible Anesthesiologists 2008

Latest Advances in Pain Medicine - Utica, New York

Central New York Academy of Medicine CME Lecture 2007

Latest Advances in Pain Medicine - New Jersey

CME Grand Round presentation JFK Medical Center 2007

Interventional Pain Medicine Lab - New Jersey

Instructor of Interventional Procedures to Pain and Spine Surgeons The Center for Ambulatory Resources (CARES) St. Peter's University Hospital 2007

Poster Presentation: Percutaneous Lumbar Disc Cecompression using SpineJet Microresector - Albi, France

Presented results and technique on Percutaneous disc decompression at the International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS) 2007

Pain Management Principles - New Jersey

Lecture presentation series to Internal Medicine Residents St. Peter's University Hospital 2007

Overview of Opioid Pharmacology - New Jersey

Lecture presentation, Pharmacy Department St. Peter's University Hospital 2007

Percutaneous Disc Decompression Workshop - New Jersey

Instructor and lecturer of Percutaneous disc decompression to Pain physicians, Orthopedists and Neurosurgeons The Center for Ambulatory Resources (CARES) St. Peter's University Hospital 2007

Italian Conference on Minimally Invasive Spine Treatment - Rome, Italy

Lectured on Percutaneous disc decompression techniques to Orthopedists and Spine Surgeons 2006

Overview of Cancer Pain Management - New Jersey

Grand Round presentation to the Department of Oncology St. Peter's University Hospital 2006

Interventional Pain Medicine Cadaver Workshop -New Jersey

Primary instructor and lecturer of a weekend cadaver course for Pain Fellows & Attending physicians The Center for Ambulatory Resources (CARES) St. Peter's University Hospital 2006

Update in Interventional Pain Medicine - New Jersey

Grand Round presentation to the Department of Internal Medicine St. Peter's University Hospital 2006

Latest Advances in Pain Medicine - New Jersey

Grand Round presentation to the Department of Family Medicine St. Peter's University Hospital 2006

Percutaneous Disc Decompression Cadaver Workshop Using the SpineJet Microresector - New York

Primary instructor and lecturer of a weekend cadaver course for Pain Fellows & Attendings and Orthopedic Residents

SUNY Syracuse School of Medicine 2006

Percutaneous HydroDiscectomy; A promising new technology - New York, New York

Presented percutaneous disc decompression using HydroDiscectomy to Interventional Pain Physicians and Orthopedic Surgeons 2006

Percutaneous HydroDiscectomy; Preliminary Results - Boston, Massachusetts

Presented early results of patients that have undergone percutaneous HydroDiscectomy to Interventional Pain Physicians 2005

Evaluation and Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain - New York, New York

Grand Round presentation to Pain Management Fellows and Attendings Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons/St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 2005

Selective Topics in Pediatric Pain Management - New York

Grand Round presentation to the Department of Anesthesiology SUNY Downstate Medical Center 2003

Anesthetic Considerations for Premature Infants with Necrotizing Enterocolitis - New York

Grand Round presentation to the Department of Anesthesiology SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 2002

Biography

Didier Demesmin, MD is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is the founder of University Pain Medicine Center. He graduated from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he received the prestigious award for Academic Excellence in Anesthesiology. He completed an Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons/ St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Demesmin is affiliated with some of the finest hospitals in Central New Jersey, including Saint Peter's University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, JFK Medical Center, and Somerset Medical Center. Dr. Demesmin is the director of Pain Medicine at St. Peter's University Hospital. He is a member of the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research Institutional Review Board, where his responsibilities involve protecting the rights and welfare of patients involved in clinical research. Dr. Demesmin is also a member of St. Peter's University Cancer Committee and aspires to develop a Palliative Care Program at St. Peter's University Hospital.

Dr. Demesmin has lectured at regional, national, and international Pain Medicine venues. Recently, he traveled to Brazil where he lectured and performed a live minimally invasive discectomy as part of a seminar. He has also lectured at the Italian Minimally Invasive Spine Conference in Rome, Italy. Dr. Demesmin conducted a Poster Presentation on Minimally Invasive Disc Decompression at the International Intradiscal Therapy Society in Toulouse, France, and lectured for the American Pain Society on Minimally Invasive Disc Decompression in San Antonio, Texas. He has provided a number of presentations and Grand Rounds to physicians, and has been an instructor of numerous courses for Interventional Pain procedures and techniques. In addition, he has been a preceptor to college students, medical students, residents, and Pain Medicine Fellows.

Dr. Demesmin treats a wide spectrum of pain syndromes such as neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica, herniated disc (neck or back), failed back surgery, diabetic neuropathy, cancer pain, headache, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, any types of joint pain, and others. Dr. Demesmin specializes in minimally invasive procedures, including but not limited to, percutaneous disc decompression, discography, epidural steroid injections, vertebroplasty, microendoscopic discectomy, intrathecal pumps, spinal cord stimulator, and various nerve blocks.

Through a unique combination of his strive for excellence, coupled with a compassionate bedside manner, Dr. Demesmin can help you eliminate or manage your pain. Please visit our website at www.drdemesminpainmedicine.com to learn more about University Pain Medicine Center.

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