About the Conference

The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference will take place August 18-20, 2017,
with Pre-Conference Workshops on August 17.

The meeting assembles hundreds of the finest clinicians, scientists, and industry innovators in pain medicine and neuroscience for a one-of-a-kind weekend in the Napa Valley. Early registration rates are available through May 31 — join our newsletter for more information!

Call For Abstracts

Due June 8, 2017

Submissions are open!

Submit an abstracts to be considered for oral presentations and posters at the Napa Pain Conference.

Share your research, clinical outcomes, quality improvement initiatives, practice improvement, or patient care strategy at one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pain conferences.

Selected abstracts may qualify for discounted registration, awards and prizes.
Download the Abstract Guidelines for requirements and complete details.

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The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference

The Napa Pain Conference welcomes physicians, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists and other health care professionals to learn the latest information necessary to diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic pain, and associated comorbidities.

Generalists and specialists will benefit from a wide range of topics and faculty presenting basic, translational and the latest treatment advancements.

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Pre-Conference Sessions

    Regenerative Medicine & Intraspinal Drug Delivery

    AGENDA AVAILABLE SOON
  • Friday, August 18, 2017

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference, Day One

    AGENDA AVAILABLE SOON
  • Saturday, August 19, 2017

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference, Day Two

    AGENDA AVAILABLE SOON
  • Sunday, August 20, 2017

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference

    The 24th Annual Napa Pain Conference, Day Three

    Agenda Available Soon

Missed Us Last Year?

Download the Agenda from NPC23 | August 2016

2017 Pre-Conference Workshops

Regenerative Medicine and Intraspinal Drug Delivery

On Thursday, August 17, the Napa Pain Conference will host two separate Pre-Conference Worskhops:

– Regenerative Medicine, built on the great success of last year’s workshop, and
– Intraspinal Drug Delivery, last presented in 2013 and updated with the 2017 PACC Guidelines

Agendas for both sessions will be available soon.

Early registration rates are available through May 31, at $250 as an add-on to a full Conference registration, or $350 for stand-alone registration.

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2017 Program Committee

Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA

Napa Pain Conference Chair
President and Founder, Neurovations Clinical Research and Education Founder and Medical Director, Napa Pain Institute and the Spine and Pain Center of Kauai

Timothy Davis, MD

Founder and Medical Director, Orthopedic Pain Specialists
Physiatrist, Cedars-Sinai Spine Center

Leo Kapural, MD, PhD

Clinical Director, Wake Forest University Health Sciences Chronic Pain Center, Carolinas Pain Institute and Center for Clinical Research

Lawrence Poree, MD

Professor and Director of Neuromodulation Service, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco

David Provenzano, MD

President of Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care

Samir Sheth, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Co-Director of Neuromodulation at UC Davis

B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH

Medical Director of Advanced Pain Therapy

Lisa J. Stearns, MD

Founder and Medical Director of Center for Pain and Supportive Care

Harold J. Cordner, MD

Pain Management Specialist, Forida Pain Management Associates

Penney Cowan

Founder and CEO of American Chronic Pain Association


Invited Faculty List

Every year, the Napa Pain Conference is honored to welcome the world's finest clinicians, researchers, and scientists to lead our lectures and panel discussions. With the help of our Scientific Committee, we are proud to welcome the finest clinicians, researchers, scientists, and industry innovators to our stage.
Timothy Davis, MD
Aaron Calodney, MD
Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA
Leo Kapural, MD, PhD
Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD, FRCA
Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD, MPH
David Provenzano, MD
Samir J. Sheth, MD
B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH
Elliot Krames, MD
Sean Li, MD
Avinash Ramchandani, MD, MBA
Gregory Scherrer, PhD, PharmD
Warren M. Zapol, MD
Howard Pitluk, MD, MPH, FACS