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Peter K. Yi, MD

Peter K. Yi, MD Physician

Pain Medicine Fellowship Program Director Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Yi is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pain Management

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine, 2009
  • Anesthesiology, 2008
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amplification Syndromes
  • Amplified Pain Syndrome
  • Cancer Pain
  • Causalgia of Lower Limb
  • Causalgia of Upper Limb
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spine Pain
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Erythromelalgia
  • Facet Pain
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Neuralgia)
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • HIV Neuropathy
  • Intractable Pain
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Mononeuritis
  • Mononeuritis Multiplex
  • Musculocutaneous Neuropathy
  • Nerve Compression Syndrome
  • Neuritis
  • Neuropathy
  • Opioid Issues
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Persistent Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
  • Phantom Limb
  • Plexitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Radiculopathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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


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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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.


Selected Publications:

Stacey Burlin: How doctors help chronic pain patients taper opioid doses : 2018.

Ronnie Zeidan and Peter Yi: Uncontrolled Postoperative Pain Complications in Anesthesia : 2017.

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 MD, O'Brien CP, Mathai K, Hansen M, Grasso 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): 315-24,2013.

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.

Academic Contact Info

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

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

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