Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD, Anesthesiologist
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Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD

Anesthesiologist | Pain Medicine

3/5(25)
9834 Genesee Ave #221 La Jolla CA, 92037
Rating

3/5

About

Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD is a highly experienced and skilled healthcare provider specializing in interventional pain management, regenerative medicine, and anesthesiology. With over 43 years of experience, he offers a wide range of procedures to manage pain, including lumbar, thoracic, and cervical epidural steroid injections, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, intrathecal drug delivery, and neuromodulation.

Education and Training

Indiana University School of Medicine MD 0

Columbia University 0

Board Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology

Critical Care Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Pain Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Interventional pain management, regenerative medicine, and anesthesiology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • anesthesiologist for cardiac surgeries works in esteemed local hospitals, including Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital, Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla, University Ambulatory Surgery Center, La Jolla, Orthopedic and Surgery Centers of California -

Awards

  • TOP DOCTOR 2022 SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE 17 OF LAST 19 YEARS THROUGH 2022 
  • Emory University 1986 Anesthesiology Faculty Member of the Year 
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1979  
  • National Medical Fellowship Award 1979  
  • Patients' Choice Award 2012 Vitals.com 

Professional Memberships

  • Anesthesia Service Medical Group  
  • Scripps Physicians Medical Group  
  • Ximed Medical Group  
  • Spinal Injection Society  
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians  
  • California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians  
  • San Diego Injury Network  
  • American Society of Echocardiography  

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine Critical Care Medicine (Anesthesiology)  1985

Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD's Practice location

Interventional Spine & Pain Management

9834 Genesee Ave #221 -
La Jolla, CA 92037
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New patients: 858-429-6290
https://sandiegospineintervention.com/

San Diego Spine and Orthopedic Center

3760 Convoy Street Suite 114 -
San Diego, CA 92111
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New patients: 858-715-8444
Fax: 858-715-8324

San Diego Spine and Orthopedic Center

1158 Jacklin Road -
San Jose, CA 95035
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New patients: 669-400-4322
Fax: 669-221-4456

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Patient Experience with Dr. Newsome


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Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 25 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Anesthesiologist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

Media Releases

Specializing in Interventional Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine and Anesthesiology

Renowned interventional pain management specialist, Dr. Lars R. Newsome, MD, is making a significant impact on patients’ lives at his esteemed private practice, Interventional Spine & Pain Management, with locations in San Diego and La Jolla, California. With a deep commitment to providing cutting-edge pain management solutions, he offers a comprehensive range of procedures aimed at alleviating pain and improving quality of life.

At Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Dr. Newsome specializes in various advanced procedures, including lumbar, thoracic, and cervical epidural steroid injections, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, intrathecal drug delivery, and neuromodulation. 

His expertise extends beyond interventional pain management, as he also serves as an anesthesiologist for cardiac surgeries and works in esteemed local hospitals, including Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital, Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla, University Ambulatory Surgery Center, La Jolla, Orthopedic and Surgery Centers of California, and Surgery Center of San Diego, Sorrento Valley.

Dr. Newsome’s illustrious career is underpinned by a solid educational foundation, having obtained his Undergraduate Degree from Columbia University and graduating with honors from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Following his residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine at Emory University, he remained on the faculty for three years as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology before establishing his practice in San Diego.

A stalwart in his field, Dr. Newsome holds multiple board certifications in pain medicine, anesthesiology, adult cardiac anesthesia, and critical care medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology, where he serves as an Associate Examiner. In addition, he is board certified in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiography.

Continuously advancing his efforts, Dr. Newsome is a proud member of prestigious medical societies, including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the Anesthesia Service Medical Group, the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery, the California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the San Diego Injury Network, the Scripps Physicians Medical Group, the Spinal Injection Society, and the Ximed Medical Group.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to healthcare, Dr. Newsome has garnered numerous accolades throughout his career, including Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1979), National Medical Fellowship Award (1979), Kaiser Foundation Award of Merit (1990), and Emory University, Anesthesiology Faculty Member of the Year (1986). He was also named Top Doctor by San Diego Magazine for over 18 years (through 2023) and California Top Doctor 2024 by Excellence in Medicine.

Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Newsome is known for his fluency in both English and Spanish, enhancing his ability to connect with a diverse patient population and provide personalized care. His unwavering dedication to improving the lives of his patients through advanced pain management solutions continues to make him a trusted and respected figure in the medical community.

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