Philip Peng

PHILIP PENG is a full professor in the Department of Anesthesia of University of Toronto. He is also the director of the Anesthesia Chronic Pain Program in Toronto Western Hospital. He has played an important role in the education of the pain medicine and established major teaching courses for Pain in Canada such as National Pain Refresher Course, Canadian Pain Interventional Course, and Ultrasound for Pain Medicine Course. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) honored him with Founder designation in Pain Medicine for his role in establishing Pain Medicine subspecialty in Canada. Besides, he currently serves as the Chair of Exam committee in Pain Medicine in RCPSC, and previously served as the chair of the Education Special Interest Group (SIG) of Canadian Pain Society and the founding executive of Pain Education SIG of International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). He has been honored with numerous teaching awards at national and regional level. Dr. Philip Peng is also a leader and pioneer in the application of ultrasound for pain medicine. Being one of the founding fathers for Ultrasound for Pain Medicine (USPM) SIG for ASRA (American Society of Regional Anesthesia), he was involved in the establishment of the guideline for Education and Training for USPM, which was adopted by five continents. He has been the chair or main organizer for various major teaching course for USPM, including satellite meeting of World Congress of Pain, International Pain Congress, satellite meeting for combined Canadian and British Pain Society Conference, International Symposium of Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia, Canadian Pain Interventional Course.

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Image-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) System for Large Animal Nerve Ablation Studies
High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a form of thermal ablation technique, which can treat a variety of medical afflictions. One promising therapeutic use is the permanent destruction of nerves non-invasively in patients with severe spasticity or certain types of... Read more