William Longton, M.D.
Dr. William Longton trained at Stanford University where he participated in a number of studies related to how pain affects the human body. After completing his residency and fellowship in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Longton stayed on as faculty at Stanford Medical Center attending the operating rooms and the pain clinic. He trained and taught side by side with some of the original leaders in the field of pain therapy. He has held leadership positions in the field of pain management at Stanford University, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center as well as John Muir Hospital. John Muir rose to a position of national excellence with his implementation of advanced pain medicine and regional anesthesia techniques. He has almost 20 years of experience being board certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has expertise in multidisciplinary care, cancer pain management and particular experience in spinal cord stimulation and spinal medication delivery systems. A previous world-class athlete and finalist in the US Olympic Trials in swimming, Dr. Longton is an avid cyclist, skier and windsurfer.
Congratulations to Dr. Longton on the Mt. Diablo Challenge Bike Race!
On Sunday, October 7th, Dr. William Longton participated in the Mt. Diablo Challenge – an 11.2 mile uphill timed bicycle race benefiting the Save Mount Diablo land preservation charity. Dr. Longton represented “Team PMC” during the 3,249 foot climb to the top of Mt. Diablo.
Dr. Longton trained hard for this event and appreciates all the support he received. Go Dr Longton!