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  • NEWS / Welcome Dr. Eli Soto

    Wed 27 April, 2016 9:15 AM

    Welcome Dr. Eli Soto to Millennium Pain Center!


    Dr. Eli Soto is a well-rounded interventional pain physician. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Puerto Rico, graduating summa and magna cum laude, respectively.  He completed his fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. As a result of his outstanding clinical performance, he was elected as Chief Fellow for the academic year, became an attending physician at the same institution and an Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Anesthesiology.


    Prior to his interventional pain management training, he completed an Internal Medicine residency program at Mount Auburn Hospital; a Harvard Medical School affiliated institution in Cambridge, MA. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in Hospice & Palliative Care at the prestigious National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


    His passion for clinical research and pursuit for clinical excellence led him to join Dr. Ramsin Benyamin and Dr. Ricardo Vallejo at Millennium Pain Center. “I am honored to be working with a practice with an international reputation in the pain management field,” said Dr. Soto.  “The practices’ recognition for excellent patient care among both patients and peers is a reflection of their dedication to providing high-quality, innovative and cutting-edge care."


    Dr. Soto is an expert in interventional pain management techniques including Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, Vertebral Augmentation techniques, Endoscopic Rhizotomy, Ultrasound-guided interventions, Regenerative Medicine techniques, among others. His clinical interests include management of chronic pain conditions such as headache, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, spinal stenosis, failed back surgery syndrome as well as refractory cancer, abdominal and pelvic pain.  His research interests have included the use non-invasive central neuromodulation systems in the treatment of atypical facial and malignant pain.


    Dr. Soto serves as active faculty for the World Institute of Pain (WIP) and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) and participates as an examiner for the FIPP Board Certification.  He is an active member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) and American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography (AAPMU).  He is also a frequent invited speaker for international pain conferences and guest faculty for several pain management master programs throughout Spain.


    Dr. Soto is an Ad-Hoc reviewer for CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics, Journal of Anesthesiology and Clinical Science, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and SPINE Journal and has served as Guest Editor for Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management.


    He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care and maintains pain board certifications with the World Institute of Pain - Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP); American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM); and American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) with added certification in Pain Management. 


    Dr. Soto’s is dedicated to his compassionate approach to deliver patient-centered, comprehensive, high-quality care while ensuring restoration of function and improvement in quality of life. His work ethic, enthusiasm, and professionalism has positioned him as a rising leader in the international Pain Management field.