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Larry C. Driver, MD
Distinguished Teaching Professor, Pain Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Dr. Driver is a member of the Practical Pain Management Editorial Board.

About Larry C. Driver, MD

Larry C. Driver, MD,CPE, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Section of Integrated Ethics, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas.

Dr. Driver is also program director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship, and an adjunct ethicist for clinical ethics consultation at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received his undergraduate education at Austin College followed by medical education at The University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. His anesthesiology residency was completed at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, and he completed a clinical fellowship in pain and symptom management at MD Anderson. He is board certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. He is an ASPE Certified Pain Educator and was a visiting research scholar in the Center for Clinical Ethics at Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics.

Dr. Driver is a Mayday Pain and Society Fellow and chairs the Texas Pain Advocacy and Information Network. He serves on numerous state and national’ boards and committees. He has been recognized in several Best Doctors and Top Doctors listings, and he has received numerous state and national awards for his advocacy efforts. Interests include clinical pain and symptom management for patients with active cancer and advanced cancer, as well as cancer survivors; ethical issues surrounding those clinical situations; research focused on symptom burden and impact in cancer patients; and pain education and public policy initiatives.

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