Thomas Simopoulos, MD, MA
Physician Life Care Planner
Dr. Simopoulos has over 20 years of experience as a physician, consultant, trainer, educator, conference speaker, and author in the field of pain medicine. He is currently Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Harvard Medical School and faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Simopoulos has served in multiple roles in the pain management division that includes Acute and Interventional Pain Director as well as Division Chief of Pain Medicine. Over the years, he has gained expertise in medication and interventional management of acute and chronic pain.
Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and fellowship in Pain Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Simopoulos has a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University.
He has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has authored clinical reviews in journals and book chapters in medical textbooks. Dr. Simopoulos is an editorial consultant for the peer-reviewed journals, Pain Physician and Interventional Pain Medicine. Dr. Simopoulos is a member of the American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners.