Dr. Joseph Shurman MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Joseph Shurman is an anesthesiologist in San Diego, California. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Pain Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1968–1970

Chestnut Hill Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967–1968

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Pain Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Opioids, pain, the brain, and hyperkatifeia: a framework for the rational use of opioids for pain.
Shurman, J., Koob, G. F., Gutstein, H. B.

Role of bronchopulmonary lavage in the treatment of respiratory failure: a review.
Rogers, R. M., Braunstein, M. S., Shurman, J. F.


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