Richard Shinaman, M.D.

Interventional Pain Specialist located in Pleasant Hill, CA & Pleasanton, CA

About Dr. Shinaman

Richard Shinaman, MD, is a talented and compassionate doctor specializing in anesthesiology and pain management at Pain Medicine Consultants in Pleasant Hill and Pleasanton, California.

Dr. Shinaman has a long-standing interest in integrative health and pain medicine. He has completed rigorous training programs in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, acupuncture and herbal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and pain medicine at the internationally renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Shinaman maintains double board certifications in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has published many scientific articles and specialty-based textbook chapters on pain medicine. He was recognized by the California Society of Anesthesiologists as the top research physician in the state, is a Pfizer national pain scholar, and maintains membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Shinaman lectures nationally on the role of novel opioid medications in the treatment of complicated pain and the cutting-edge applications of radiofrequency technology in minimally invasive spinal procedures. He is a treating physician for the Oakland Raiders football and Oakland Athletics baseball teams. He serves as the chairman of the pain medicine committees at San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon, California, and ValleyCare Hospital in Livermore, California.

Dr. Shinaman has special expertise in the complicated management of workers’ compensation injuries and serves as a patient advocate in his role as a California qualified medical evaluator. He spends his free time taking landscape photographs and paddle-boarding along California’s Pacific coast.

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Richard Shinaman, MD, is a talented and compassionate doctor specializing in anesthesiology and pain management at Pain Medicine Consultants in Pleasant Hill and Pleasanton, California.

Dr. Shinaman has a long-standing interest in integrative health and pain medicine. He has completed rigorous training programs in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, acupuncture and herbal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and pain medicine at the internationally renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Shinaman maintains double board certifications in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has published many scientific articles and specialty-based textbook chapters on pain medicine. He was recognized by the California Society of Anesthesiologists as the top research physician in the state, is a Pfizer national pain scholar, and maintains membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Shinaman lectures nationally on the role of novel opioid medications in the treatment of complicated pain and the cutting-edge applications of radiofrequency technology in minimally invasive spinal procedures. He is a treating physician for the Oakland Raiders football and Oakland Athletics baseball teams. He serves as the chairman of the pain medicine committees at San Ramon Regional Medical Center in San Ramon, California, and ValleyCare Hospital in Livermore, California.

Dr. Shinaman has special expertise in the complicated management of workers’ compensation injuries and serves as a patient advocate in his role as a California qualified medical evaluator. He spends his free time taking landscape photographs and paddle-boarding along California’s Pacific coast.


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