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Franklin Chiao was born in New York and grew up in Westchester county.  He is board certified in Anesthesiology.  Dr. Chiao has particular expertise in providing acute pain management for all ages, and pediatric anesthesia care.  He teaches internationally as far as East Asia and recently taught at the New York School of Regional Anesthesia(NYSORA) Annual Symposium and Workshops, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiology, and Boston Children's Hospital-Harvard Medical School.  He has been director of several CME workshops in regional anesthesia, and pediatrics.  

In addition to patient care, Dr. Chiao has experience in clinical research.  He has published broadly and presented over thirty abstracts and oral presentations internationally.   He has received several clinical, patient safety, and research awards, and was given a scholarship from Harvard Medical School to train as a Global Clinical Scholar with a focus on research.   He reviews papers for prestigious journals such as Anesthesia & Analgesia.  He has been interviewed, published online podcasts and written book chapters. 

Lastly, he has an interest in the economics of healthcare for patients and physicians.  This stems from his academic and work experience in economics and finance.  He earned a Masters at the London School of Economics before becoming a physician. During medical school, he was elected National Treasurer of the American Medical Student Association.  He has served on several national committees including the American Society of Anesthesiology Economics Committee and Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain Management Committee.  He enjoys spending time with with his family, gardening and playing tennis.



Undergraduate & Graduate

Brown University, BA: 2001

Medical Education

Stony Brook University School of Medicine, MD: 2008


Brown University - The Warren Alpert Medical School: 2009


Columbia University: 2012


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: 2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology