Lisa R. Witkin, M.D.

Publications

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Witkin, Lisa R, Diskina, Dina, Fernandes, Shawn, Farrar, John Ashburn, Michael. “Usefulness of the Opioid Risk Tool to Predict Aberrant Drug-Related Behavior in Patients Receiving Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain.” Journal of Opioid Management. 2013 May-Jun;9(3):177-87.

Witkin, Lisa R, Farrar, John T, Ashburn, Michael. "Can Assessing Chronic Pain Outcomes Data Improve Outcomes?" Pain Med. 2013 Apr 9 (epub ahead of print), Jun;14(6):779-91.

Ashburn, Michael, Witkin, Lisa R. “Integrating outcome data collection into the care of the patient with pain.” Pain. 2012 Aug; 153(8): 1549-1550.

Witkin, Lisa R, Nguyen HT, Silberstein CE, Fayad LM, McFarland EG. “Abscess after a laparoscopic appendectomy presenting as low back pain in a professional athlete.” Sports Health. 2011;3(1):41-45.

Bluebond-Langner, Rachel, Witkin, Lisa R., Rodriguez, Eduardo D. Horizontal maxillary osteotomy with interpositional fibula flap. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2008 Sep;19(5): 1260-2.

Witkin, Lisa R.; Lidor, Anne; Fayad, Laura; McFarland, Edward; Martire, Joe FACSM. “Low Back Pain in a Professional Baseball Player.” Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 38(5) Supplement:S168, May 2006, 1303.

Mager DE, Merritt MM, Kasturi J, Witkin LR et. al. “Kullback-Leibler Clustering of Continuous Wavelet Transform Measures of Heart Rate Variability.” Biomed Sci Instrum. 2004;40:337-42.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Witkin, LR, Gulati, A. “Lateral Fermoral Cutaneous Nerve.” In Trescot, Andrea. Peripheral Nerve Entrapments- Clinical Diagnosis and Management. Springer Publishing. In review.

Witkin, Lisa R, Gupta, Anita. “Steroids.” In Gupta, Anita and Nina Singh-Radcliff. Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice. New York, NY. Oxford University Press, April 2013.

PRESENTATIONS

Diskina, Dina, Witkin, Lisa R, Fernandes, Shawn, Farrar, John Ashburn, Michael. “Usefulness of the Opioid Risk Tool to Predict Aberrant Drug-Related Behavior in Patients Receiving Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain.” Association of University Anesthesiologists 2012 Annual Meeting.

Witkin, Lisa R, Patel, Rishin A, Slevin, KieranA. “Left Stellate Ganglion Blockade for the Management of Drug Resistant Electrical Storm.” Pennsylvania Anesthesiology Resident Research Conference, 2011 Annual meeting. (2nd place award)

Bluebond-Langner, Rachel, Witkin, Lisa R., Rodriguez, Eduardo D., “LeFort I Osteotomy with Interpositional Fibula Flap for Maxillary Augmentation.” The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting, Jan 2008.

Witkin, Lisa R.; Lidor, Anne; Fayad, Laura; McFarland, Edward; Martire, Joe FACSM. “Low Back Pain in a Professional Baseball Player.” Podium presentation at The American College of Sports Medicine 53rd Annual Meeting, 2006.

M. Urquidi-Macdonald, L. Witkin, D.E. Mager, et al. “Heart Rate Variability Analysis And The Structural Health Of The Heart.” The Joint International Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Inc. and The Electrochemical Society of Japan, 2004.

Mager, DE, Merritt MM, Kasturi J, Witkin LR et. al, “Kullback-Leibler Clustering of Continuous Wavelet Transform Measures of Heart Rate Variability.” The Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium, Fort Collins, CO, April 2004.

Witkin, LR, DE Mager, DR Abernethy. “Heart Rate Variability Analysis Using a Wavelet Transform and Self-Organizing Neural Network.” NIA and NIH Summer Student Poster Presentations, Baltimore and Bethesda, MD, Aug 2003.

RECENT LECTURES

The Hallmark of Battery Park City, Senior Living Center, Lecture, “Pain and Aging” 6/2014

Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Management of Spine Pain Course: 5/10/14

  • “WCMC Spine Center Approach to Patient with Neck Pain”
  • “WCMC Spine Center Approach to Patient with Low Back Pain”
  • Concluding lecture- “Overview of Evidence Based Spinal Treatment”

Grand Rounds -Tri-Institute Pain Medicine, “Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Pain Management” 2/7/2014

Southbridge Towers Community Lecture, “ Spinal Pain” 1/2014

Grand Rounds, Department of Emergency Medicine at NYP/LMH, “Spinal Pain: Evaluation and Management” 1/2014

Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesiology at NYP/LMH- “Peri-Operative Pain Management” 12/19/13

Hosted Facebook Chat-“Post-Herpetic Neuralgia” 12/2013 - Facebook Chat; Neuropathy Association.

'Ask the Doctor' column: “Shingles-related Nerve Pain” featured in Neuropathy E-News and on www.neuropathy.org, 11/2013, LINK: Ask the Doctor: Shingles-Related Nerve Pain

NYP/LMH Surgical PA Lecture, “Peri-Operative Pain Management” 11/06/13

AFSCME District 37 Health Fair Lecture, “Spinal Pain: Evaluation and Management”10/24/13 LINK

Health and Wellness Lecture Series, “ Traditional, Alternative, and Edible Solutions to Neck and Back Pain: A Guide to Healthy Living and Treatment” 10/29/13 LINK

The Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center- Health Education Seminar: “Getting Older Doesn't Have to Hurt” 10/03/13 LINK

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