Steven J. Scrivani, D.D.S., D.Med.Sc., is the director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain and the director of the Orofacial Pain Residency Program in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a research associate at the P.A.I.N. Group at McLean Hospital and the Center for Pain and the Brain at Children?s Hospital.
Dr. Scrivani is also an adjunct professor at the Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
He received his DDS. degree from Columbia University and trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He completed a combined Fellowship in Orofacial Pain Medicine at Mass General and received his D.Med.Sc. degree from Harvard University.
Dr.Scrivani's clinical specialties include headache disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic facial pain, maxillofacial movement disorders, burning mouth/tongue disorder, cancer-related pain disorders, trigeminal nerve injuries, salivary gland disorders, and temporomandibular disorders.
Dr. Scivani's research interests include functional brain imaging of pain, complementary and alternative medicine treatments for pain, clinical drug trials for pain, salivary biomarkers of chronic pain disorders, neuropathic pain scales, and neurophysiological testing for chronic pain.