Dr. Philippe Richebé is Professor and Anesthesiologist at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital/CEMTL, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dr. Richebé was previously Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and the Director of the Post-Operative Pain Chronicization Laboratory at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, from 2008 to 2013.
Dr. Richebé received his medical degree in 1995 from the University of Grenoble, France. He completed his training in Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care in 2000 and received his Ph.D. Degree in Neurosciences and Neuro-pharmacology in 2005 from the University of Bordeaux, France.
He was an Assistant then Associate Professor at the University of Bordeaux, France, from 2000 to 2008 and a Visiting Professor at the University of Iowa City, USA, in 2003 to 2004.
His main areas of research include postoperative pain management and sensitization and persistent pain after surgery, as well as the so-called phenomenon of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia after anesthesia. For the last 8 years he also conducted research and development on new monitors for nociception during anesthesia to better manage opioid administration. He is a member of the CAS scientific committee, of the steering committee of PACT, the president of the FARQ (Foundation of Anesthesia and Reanimation of Quebec) and the Director of Research for the department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine of UDEM.
Dr. Richebé has published over 90 papers in peer reviewed journals, presented many abstracts at international conventions and written more than 20 book chapters. He serves as a reviewer for many journals of high impact factor in the field of pain management and anesthesiology. He has been invited to give lectures at a national and international level for the last 15 years (more than 100).