Cindy Chai, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program
Palmer N, Guan Z, Chai NC. Spinal Cord Stimulation for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome -- Patient Selection Considerations. Transl Perioper Pain Med. 2019; 6(3):81-90.
Chai NC, Gelaye B, Tietjen GE, Dash PD, Gower BA, White LW, Ward TN, Scher AI, Peterlin BL. Ictal adipokines are associated with pain severity and treatment response in episodic migraine. Neurology. 2015 Apr 07; 84(14):1409-18.
Chai NC, Peterlin BL, Calhoun AH. Migraine and estrogen. Curr Opin Neurol. 2014 Jun; 27(3):315-24.
Chai NC, Bond DS, Moghekar A, Scher AI, Peterlin BL. Obesity and headache: Part II--potential mechanism and treatment considerations. Headache. 2014 Mar; 54(3):459-71.
Chai NC, Scher AI, Moghekar A, Bond DS, Peterlin BL. Obesity and headache: part I--a systematic review of the epidemiology of obesity and headache. Headache. 2014 Feb; 54(2):219-34.
Hsu E, Atanelov L, Plunkett AR, Chai N, Chen Y, Cohen SP. Epidural lysis of adhesions for failed back surgery and spinal stenosis: factors associated with treatment outcome. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan; 118(1):215-24.
Chai NC, Shapiro RE, Rapoport AM. Why does vomiting stop a migraine attack? Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2013 Sep; 17(9):362.
Van Vliet M, Chai C, Demas C. A prospective look at intraoperative body temperature and various patient demographics and how these relate to postoperative wound infections and other complications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Feb; 125(2):80e-81e.
Romero-Sandoval A, Chai N, Nutile-McMenemy N, Deleo JA. A comparison of spinal Iba1 and GFAP expression in rodent models of acute and chronic pain. Brain Res. 2008 Jul 11; 1219:116-26.