Dr. Jeoffrey Benson, M.D., PhD.

The director of the Pain Management Specialists is Dr. Jeoffrey Benson. Dr. Benson has practiced interventional pain management in association with the Anesthesia Medical Group of Santa Barbara since 1991. In 2003, he opened his private practice in pain management. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management specialties. He sees consults and performs procedures in his office and in addition performs procedures at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Premier Surgery Center, Summit Surgery Center and Marian Medical Center and Plaza Surgery Center in Santa Maria. In addition to traditional pain management techniques, Dr. Benson is also a licensed acupuncturist and uses acupuncture as an alternative treatment for pain management.

Professional Societies

California Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.

America Society of Anesthesiologists

International Association for the Study of Pain

Spinal Intervention Society

American Society of Regional Anesthesia

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Medical Degree
University of California,
San Francisco

Acupuncture Degree
University of California,
Los Angeles
The David Geffen School of Medicine

University of California,
San Francisco

Fellowship Training
University of California,
San Francisco
Pain management

Board Certification
The American Board of Anesthesiology
Subspecialty in Pain Management