Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD

HS Clinical Professor
What I do: 

Director, Neuromodulation Service, Division of Pain Medicine

Publications: 
Levy RM, Mekhail N, Kramer J, Poree L, Amirdelfan K, Grigsby E, Staats P, Burton AW, Burgher AH, Scowcroft J, Golovac S, Kapural L, Paicius R, Pope J, Samuel S, McRoberts WP, Schaufele M, Kent AR, Raza A, Deer TR. Therapy Habituation at 12 Months: Spinal Cord Stimulation Versus Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I and II. J Pain. 2019 Sep 05.
Deer T, Kim P, Pope JE, Hayek S, McDowell G, Mekhail N, Diwan S, Saulino M, Moeschler S, Schultz D, Gritsenko K, Prager J, Peterson EA, Staats P, Poree L, Fishman MA, Vallejo R, Calodney A, Slavin K, de Leon Cassadala O, Levy R, Buvanendran A, Sitzman BT, Sayed D, Ferrante FM, Kloth D, Gilligan CJ, Kapural L, Kloster DR, Leong M, Rosenow JM, Lamer TJ, Stearns L. Guest Editorial: Physician Guidance on the Use of Off-Labeled Drugs in Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems for Chronic Pain. Neuromodulation. 2019 Apr 30.
Mekhail N, Deer TR, Kramer J, Poree L, Amirdelfan K, Grigsby E, Staats P, Burton AW, Burgher AH, Scowcroft J, Golovac S, Kapural L, Paicius R, Pope J, Samuel S, McRoberts WP, Schaufele M, Kent AR, Raza A, Levy RM. Paresthesia-Free Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation: An ACCURATE Study Sub-Analysis. Neuromodulation. 2019 Mar 12.
Levy R, Deer TR, Poree L, Rosen SM, Kapural L, Amirdelfan K, Soliday N, Leitner A, Mekhail N. Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind Study Protocol Using Human Spinal Cord Recording Comparing Safety, Efficacy, and Neurophysiological Responses Between Patients Being Treated With Evoked Compound Action Potential-Controlled Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation or Open-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation (the Evoke Study). Neuromodulation. 2019 Apr; 22(3):317-326.
Deer TR, Levy RM, Kramer J, Poree L, Amirdelfan K, Grigsby E, Staats P, Burgher AH, Scowcroft J, Golovac S, Kapural L, Paicius R, Pope JE, Samuel S, Porter McRoberts W, Schaufele M, Burton AW, Raza A, Agnesi F, Mekhail N. Comparison of Paresthesia Coverage of Patient's Pain: Dorsal Root Ganglion vs. Spinal Cord Stimulation. An ACCURATE Study Sub-Analysis. Neuromodulation. 2019 Jan 09.
Peniche A, Poree L, Schumacher M, Yu X. Integrating Patient-Controlled Analgesia Using Implanted Intrathecal Pumps for Postoperative Pain Management: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2018 Jun 01; 10(11):285-287.
Russo M, Cousins MJ, Brooker C, Taylor N, Boesel T, Sullivan R, Poree L, Shariati NH, Hanson E, Parker J. Effective Relief of Pain and Associated Symptoms With Closed-Loop Spinal Cord Stimulation System: Preliminary Results of the Avalon Study. Neuromodulation. 2018 Jan; 21(1):38-47.
Southwell DG, Osorio JA, Liverman CS, Friedman LM, Naidu RK, Poree LR, Henry MM, Jacques L. Intrathecal catheter-associated inflammatory mass in a neurofibromatosis type-1 patient receiving fentanyl and bupivacaine. Surg Neurol Int. 2017; 8:159.
Amirdelfan K, Webster L, Poree L, Sukul V, McRoberts P. Treatment Options for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jul 15; 42 Suppl 14:S41-S52.
Deer TR, Levy RM, Kramer J, Poree L, Amirdelfan K, Grigsby E, Staats P, Burton AW, Burgher AH, Obray J, Scowcroft J, Golovac S, Kapural L, Paicius R, Kim C, Pope J, Yearwood T, Samuel S, McRoberts WP, Cassim H, Netherton M, Miller N, Schaufele M, Tavel E, Davis T, Davis K, Johnson L, Mekhail N. Dorsal root ganglion stimulation yielded higher treatment success rate for complex regional pain syndrome and causalgia at 3 and 12 months: a randomized comparative trial. Pain. 2017 04; 158(4):669-681.
Deer TR, Pope JE, Hayek SM, Bux A, Buchser E, Eldabe S, De Andrés JA, Erdek M, Patin D, Grider JS, Doleys DM, Jacobs MS, Yaksh TL, Poree L, Wallace MS, Prager J, Rauck R, DeLeon O, Diwan S, Falowski SM, Gazelka HM, Kim P, Leong M, Levy RM, McDowell G, McRoberts P, Naidu R, Narouze S, Perruchoud C, Rosen SM, Rosenberg WS, Saulino M, Staats P, Stearns LJ, Willis D, Krames E, Huntoon M, Mekhail N. The Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC): Recommendations on Intrathecal Drug Infusion Systems Best Practices and Guidelines. Neuromodulation. 2017 02; 20(2):96-132.
Pope J, McRoberts WP, Deer T, Poree L. Are Bolus Dosing Strategies the Intrathecal Version of Novel Waveforms With Spinal Cord Stimulation? Neuromodulation. 2015 Dec; 18(8):776-7.
Pope J, Poree L, McRoberts WP, Falowski S, Deer T. Consent Decree: Physician and Institution Ramifications? Neuromodulation. 2015 Dec; 18(8):653-6.
Deer TR, Mekhail N, Provenzano D, Pope J, Krames E, Leong M, Levy RM, Abejon D, Buchser E, Burton A, Buvanendran A, Candido K, Caraway D, Cousins M, DeJongste M, Diwan S, Eldabe S, Gatzinsky K, Foreman RD, Hayek S, Kim P, Kinfe T, Kloth D, Kumar K, Rizvi S, Lad SP, Liem L, Linderoth B, Mackey S, McDowell G, McRoberts P, Poree L, Prager J, Raso L, Rauck R, Russo M, Simpson B, Slavin K, Staats P, Stanton-Hicks M, Verrills P, Wellington J, Williams K, North R. The appropriate use of neurostimulation of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system for the treatment of chronic pain and ischemic diseases: the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. Neuromodulation. 2014 Aug; 17(6):515-50; discussion 550.
Deer TR, Mekhail N, Provenzano D, Pope J, Krames E, Thomson S, Raso L, Burton A, DeAndres J, Buchser E, Buvanendran A, Liem L, Kumar K, Rizvi S, Feler C, Abejon D, Anderson J, Eldabe S, Kim P, Leong M, Hayek S, McDowell G, Poree L, Brooks ES, McJunkin T, Lynch P, Kapural L, Foreman RD, Caraway D, Alo K, Narouze S, Levy RM, North R. The appropriate use of neurostimulation: avoidance and treatment of complications of neurostimulation therapies for the treatment of chronic pain. Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. Neuromodulation. 2014 Aug; 17(6):571-97; discussion 597-8.
Deer TR, Krames E, Mekhail N, Pope J, Leong M, Stanton-Hicks M, Golovac S, Kapural L, Alo K, Anderson J, Foreman RD, Caraway D, Narouze S, Linderoth B, Buvanendran A, Feler C, Poree L, Lynch P, McJunkin T, Swing T, Staats P, Liem L, Williams K. The appropriate use of neurostimulation: new and evolving neurostimulation therapies and applicable treatment for chronic pain and selected disease states. Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. Neuromodulation. 2014 Aug; 17(6):599-615; discussion 615.
Giberson CE, Barbosa J, Brooks ES, McGlothlen GL, Grigsby EJ, Kohut JJ, Wolbers LL, Poree LR. Epidural hematomas after removal of percutaneous spinal cord stimulator trial leads: two case reports. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2014 Jan-Feb; 39(1):73-7.
Poree L, Krames E, Pope J, Deer TR, Levy R, Schultz L. Spinal cord stimulation as treatment for complex regional pain syndrome should be considered earlier than last resort therapy. Neuromodulation. 2013 Mar-Apr; 16(2):125-41.
Krames ES, Monis S, Poree L, Deer T, Levy R. Using the SAFE principles when evaluating electrical stimulation therapies for the pain of failed back surgery syndrome. Neuromodulation. 2011 Jul-Aug; 14(4):299-311; discussion 311.
Henderson JM, Levy RM, Bedder MD, Staats PS, Slavin KV, Poree LR, North RB. NANS Training Requirements for Spinal Cord Stimulation Devices: Selection, Implantation, and Follow-up. Neuromodulation. 2009 Jul; 12(3):171-4.
Krames E, Poree L, Deer T, Levy R. Implementing the SAFE Principles for the Development of Pain Medicine Therapeutic Algorithms That Include Neuromodulation Techniques. Neuromodulation. 2009 Apr; 12(2):104-13.
Krames E, Poree LR, Deer T, Levy R. Rethinking algorithms of pain care: the use of the S.A.F.E. principles. Pain Med. 2009 Jan; 10(1):1-5.
Poree LR, Guo TZ, Kingery WS, Maze M. The analgesic potency of dexmedetomidine is enhanced after nerve injury: a possible role for peripheral alpha2-adrenoceptors. Anesth Analg. 1998 Oct; 87(4):941-8.
Kingery WS, Guo TZ, Poree LR, Maze M. Colchicine treatment of the sciatic nerve reduces neurogenic extravasation, but does not affect nociceptive thresholds or collateral sprouting in neuropathic or normal rats. Pain. 1998 Jan; 74(1):11-20.
Guo TZ, Poree L, Golden W, Stein J, Fujinaga M, Maze M. Antinociceptive response to nitrous oxide is mediated by supraspinal opiate and spinal alpha 2 adrenergic receptors in the rat. Anesthesiology. 1996 Oct; 85(4):846-52.
Poree LR, Schramm LP. Interaction between medullary and cervical regulation of renal sympathetic activity. Brain Res. 1992 Dec 25; 599(2):297-301.
Poree LR, Schramm LP. Role of cervical neurons in propriospinal inhibition of thoracic dorsal horn neurons. Brain Res. 1992 Dec 25; 599(2):302-8.
Poree LR, Dickenson AH, Wei ET. Corticotropin-releasing factor inhibits the response of trigeminal neurons to noxious heat. Brain Res. 1989 Nov 20; 502(2):349-55.
Kiang JG, Poree L, Wei ET. Anti-inflammatory activity of corticotropin releasing factor: II. Mechanisms of action. Proc West Pharmacol Soc. 1987; 30:63-5.