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Mark Etscheidt, PhD

Practice areas

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management Anesthesia

Faculty rank

Professor of Anesthesiology

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Pain Management



Georgia State University, Atlanta

Certifications or Special training

American Academy of Pain Management

Additional information


My name is Mark Etscheidt; I completed my doctoral studies in clinical psychology at Georgia State University. I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, and see patients at UK Interventional Pain Associates located at UK Good Samaritan Hospital.

My interests are in the behavioral evaluation and treatment of chronic pain and other chronic medical conditions. I am registered with the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and have Diplomate status with the American Academy of Pain Management.


  1. Grider JS, Harned ME, Etscheidt MA. Patient selection and outcomes using a low-dose intrathecal opioid trialing method for chronic nonmalignant pain. Pain Physician. 2011 Jul-Aug; 14(4):343-51. PMID: 21785477.
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  2. Etscheidt MA, Steger HG, Braverman B. Multidimensional Pain Inventory profile classifications and psychopathology. J Clin Psychol. 1995 Jan; 51(1):29-36. PMID: 7782471.
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  3. Payne TJ, Rychtarik RG, Rappaport NB, Smith PO, Etscheidt M, Brown TA, Johnson CA. Reactivity to alcohol-relevant beverage and imaginal cues in alcoholics. Addict Behav. 1992; 17(3):209-17. PMID: 1636468.
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  4. Payne TJ, Etscheidt M, Corrigan SA. Conditioning arbitrary stimuli to cigarette smoke intake: a preliminary study. J Subst Abuse. 1990; 2(1):113-9. PMID: 2136099.
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