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Peter K. Yi, MD

Peter K. Yi, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Yi is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine, 2009
  • Anesthesiology, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acupuncture
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Disc Nucleoplasty (Percutaneous Discectomy)
  • Fluoroscopy Guided Injection
  • Herniated Disc Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Palliative Care
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Spinal Cord Implantation Stimuli
  • Spinal Drug Infusion Implantation
  • Spine Discography

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Lankenau Hospital
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Regional Anesthesia, National International Spine Intervention Society, International North American Spine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Yi is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Peter Yi, MD and Peter Pryzbylkowski MD: Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia Pain Medicine : S32-36,2015.

Grodofsky SR, Yi PK: Case Series: A novel use of a spinal cord stimulator in two patients with loin-pain hematuria syndrome American Society of Anesthesiology National Conference, San Francisco, CA : 2013.

Cheatle M, Yi P: Aberrant behaviors in a primary care-based cohort of patients with chronic pain identified as misusing prescription opioids. Journal of Opioid Management 9 (5): 315,2013.

Lesneski M, Peter Yi P: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice : 53-62,2013.

Lesneski M, Yi P: Selective COX-2 Inhibitors Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice : 59-62,2013.

Yi P: Caudal epidurals Five Minute Anesthesia Consult : 190-191,2012.

Yi P: Superior laryngeal nerve Five Minute Anesthesia Consult : 830-831,2012.

Yi P, Duckles B: Medial branch blocks Interventional Pain Medicine : 2012.

Bianchi SL, MD, Yi PK, Burkey D: Book Review: Military advanced regional anesthesia and analgesia handbook Pain Medicine 2010 11 : 633,2010.

Cheatle M, O'Brien C, Hansen M, Mathai K, Yi P, Grasso M: Managing chronic pain with opioids in a primary care setting: aberrant behaviors suggestive of addiction 6th Congress of the European Federation of IASP Chapter, Lisbon, Portugal : 2009.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Pain Medicine Center
The Tuttleman Center
Second Floor
1840 South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: (215) 893-7251
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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