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Tufts University School of Medicine

Steven J. Scrivani​

Visiting Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center, Division of Diagnostic Sciences, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Research Associate, Pain and Analgesia Imaging and Neuroscience Program Center for Pain in the Brain, Boston Children's Hospital, Waltham
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Pain Research, Education & Policy

Steven J. Scrivani​

Visiting Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center, Division of Diagnostic Sciences, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Research Associate, Pain and Analgesia Imaging and Neuroscience Program Center for Pain in the Brain, Boston Children's Hospital, Waltham
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Pain Research, Education & Policy

Phone 617-636-3482

Biography

​Functional brain imaging of pain, clinical drug trials for pain, salivary biomarkers of chronic pain disorders, complementary and alternative medicine treatments for pain, neuropathic pain scales and neurophysiological testing for chronic pain.

Education

  • Columbia University, New York
  • Harvard University, Boston
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, New York
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Orofacial Pain Program, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Research synopsis

Trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic facial pain, neurological disorders, headache, maxillofacial movement disorders, burning mouth syndrome, trigeminal nerve injuries, salivary gland disorders, jaw functioning disorders, temporomandibular disorders.

Publications

Book:

Mehta N, Maloney GE, Bana D, Scrivani SJ (eds): Head, Face and Neck Pain: Science, Evaluation and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach. 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2009.

Book Chapters:

Mehta N, Scrivani SJ, Maciewicz R: Dental and Facial Pain. In Benson HT, Rathmell JP, Wu CL, Turk DC, Argoff CE (eds.): Raj’s Practical Management of Pain, 4th ed., Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA., 505-527, 2008.

Borsook D, Moulton E, Scrivani SJ, Da Silva AFM, Becerra L: Structural and Functional imaging of the Trigeminal system. In Mehta N, Maloney GE, Bana D, Scrivani SJ (eds): Head, Face and Neck Pain: Science, Evaluation and Management. 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 43-52, 2009.

Hasselgrun G, Green D, Scrivani SJ: Tooth Related Pain. In Mehta N, Maloney GE, Bana D, Scrivani SJ (eds): Head, Face and Neck Pain: Science, Evaluation and Management. 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 330-342, 2009.

Scrivani SJ, Mathews ES, Maciewicz R: Trigeminal Neuralgia. In Mehta N, Maloney GE, Bana D, Scrivani SJ (eds): Head, Face and Neck Pain: Science, Evaluation and Management. 1st ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 465-510, 2009.

Scrivani SJ, Mehta NR, Keith DA, Stiles A, Maciewicz RJ, Kulich RJ: Facial Pain. In Ballantyne JC, Rathmell JP, Fishman SM (eds.): Bonica’s Management of Pain, 4th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA., 972-999, 2010

Borsook D, Scrivani SJ: Functional Brain Imaging of Pain. In Bajwa ZH. Wooton J, Warfield CA (eds.): Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine. 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2016.

Mehta NR, Scrivani SJ: Temporomandibular Disorders. In Bajwa ZH. Wooton J, Warfield CA (eds.) Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine. 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2016.

Scrivani SJ, Dhadwal S, Vyas H, Spierings ELH: Facial Pain. In Bonakdar R, Sukiennik A (Eds.): Integrative Pain Management. Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 622-639, 2016.

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Spierings, EGH: Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, In Scrivani SJ (Ed.): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Elsevier, 2016.

Bajwa ZB, Smith, S, Scrivani SJ: Cranial Neuralgias, In Scrivani SJ (Ed.): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Elsevier, 2016.

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Keith DA: Orofacial Pain, In Rathmell J, Brenner GB (Eds.): MGH Handbook of Pain, 2017.

Scrivani SJ, Nasir KS, Graff-Radford SB: Headache. In Farah CS, Balasubramanian R, McCullough MJ (Eds.): Contemporary Oral Medicine, Springer Publishing, 2017.

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Bavia Barbisan, PF: Non-surgical Management of Pediatric Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. Pediatric TMJ Disorders: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2017 (In press).

Journals:

Barmettler G, Maleki N, Brawn J, Scrivani S, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: A New Electronic Tool for Mapping Spatial and Temporal ‘‘Hotspots’’ in Migraine Pain. Cephalalgia. 2014.

Borsook D, Nasim Maleki, Gabi Barmettler, Eric A Moulton, Steven Scrivani, Rami Burstein, Egilius Spierings, Lino Becerra: Female Migraineurs Show Lack of Insular Thinning with Age, Pain, 2014.

Hodkinson DJ, Veggeberg R, Wilcox SL, Scrivani SJ, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: Primary Somatosensory Cortices Contain Altered Patterns of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in the Interictal Phase of Migraine. PLoS ONE, 10(9), 2015.

David Borsook, Lino Becerra, PhD; Rosanna Veggeberg, BSc; Andrew Prescot, PhD; John E Jensen, PhD; Perry Renshaw, MD PhD; Steven Scrivani, DDS DMSC; Egilius L Spierings, MD PhD; Rami Burstein, PhD; A Complex of Brain Metabolites Distinguish Altered Chemistry in the Cingulate Cortex of Episodic Migraine Patients. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2016.

Hodkinson DJ, Veggeberg R, Kucyi A, van Dijk KRA, Wilcox SL, Scrivani S, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: Corticocortical connections of primary sensory areas and associated symptoms in migraine. eNeuro, 2016.

Sophie L Wilcox, Rosanna Veggeberg, Jordan Lemme, Duncan J Hodkinson, Steven Scrivani, Rami Burstein, Lino Becerra, and David Borsook. Increased Functional Activation of Limbic Brain During Negative Emotion Processing in Migraine.Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:366, 2016.

Khawaja SN, Scrivani SJ, Holland N, Keith DA: Effectiveness, safety, and predictors of response to botulinum toxin type A in refractory masticatory myalgia: A retrospective study. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2017.

Nasir S Khawaja, Scrivani SJ: Facial Pain Associated With Cardiac Origin. Journal of the American Dental Association, Pain Update Section, 2017.