Dr. Vivianne L. Tawfik M.D., PH.D.?
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Dr. Vivianne L. Tawfik M.D., PH.D., Anesthesiologist

Dr. Vivianne L. Tawfik M.D., PH.D.


300 Pasteur Dr Stanford CA, 94305



Dr. Vivianne Tawfik is an anesthesiologist practicing in Stanford, CA. Dr. Tawfik ensures the safety of patients who are about to undergo surgery. Anestesiologists specialize in general anesthesia, which will (put the patient to sleep), sedation, which will calm the patient or make him or her unaware of the situation, and regional anesthesia, which just numbs a specific part of the body. As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Tawfik also might help manage pain after an operation.

Education and Training

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 2006

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Expert Publications


  • Stanford University Program   


  • NEURONDelta Opioid Receptors Presyptically Regulate Cutaneous Mechanosensory Neuron Input to the Spil2014
  • JOURL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERYPerioperative Interventions to Reduce Chronic Postsurgical Pain2013
  • NEUROSURGERYDeep Brain Stimulation Results in Local Glutamate and Adenosine Release2010
  • NEUROSCIENCEPropentofylline-induced astrocyte modulation leads to alterations in glial glutamate promoter2008
  • EUROPEAN JOURL OF PAINNeuregulin 1 is a pronociceptive cytokine that is regulated by progesterone in the spil cord2008
  • BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCEIntracranial self-stimulation of the dorsal raphe sensitizes psychostimulant locomotion2007
  • BRAIN BEHAVIOR AND IMMUNITYEfficacy of propentofylline, a glial modulating agent2007
  • GLIAInduction of astrocyte differentiation by propentofylline increases glutamate transporter2006
  • ANESTHESIOLOGYDifferential spil cord gene expression in rodent models of radicular and neuropathic pain2006
  • PAINThe tetrapartite sypse: Path to CNS sensitization and chronic pain2006
  • NEUROSCIENCEProgesterone mediates godal hormone differences in tactile2006
  • JOURL OF MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCESex differences in lumbar spil cord gene expression following experimental lumbar radiculopathy2006
  • NEURON GLIA BIOLOGYDifferential regulation of neuregulin 1 expression by progesterone in astrocytes and neurons2006
  • Pain research & magementSafety issues concerning the medical use of canbis and canbinoids.2005
  • JOURL OF PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICSTranscriptiol and translatiol regulation of glial activation by morphine in a rodent model of2005
  • PAINThe organizatiol and activatiol effects of sex hormones on tactile and thermal hypersensitivity2005
  • NeuroscientistNeuroimmune activation and neuroinflammation in chronic pain and opioid tolerance/hyperalgesia.2004

Dr. Vivianne L. Tawfik M.D., PH.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 300 Pasteur Dr

300 Pasteur Dr -
Stanford, CA 94305
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