Portrait of Christopher Spevak

Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD, is a Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he directs courses on Pain and Opioids and Professional Identity. In addition, he is the Pain Fellowship Director for the National Capital Consortium. His interests include the development and implementation of clinical practice guidelines, safe opioid prescribing, prevention of opioid abuse and diversion, and treatment of substance use disorders. He received his medical degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University and trained at the Cleveland Clinic and University of Pittsburgh Hospitals. He received a Master of Public Health degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and a law degree from Catholic University of America. He is a member of numerous medical and legal associations and served as the 143rd President of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia.