Board Certification and Academic Information
||Anesthesiology - Professor
||American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Hospice & Palliative Medicine)
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Pain Medicine)
National Board of Medical Examiners
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
||Pain Research Center
Department of Anesthesiology
615 Arapeen Dr.
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Perry G. Fine, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Pain Research Center, School of Medicine
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Perry G. Fine, MD, completed medical school in 1981 at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He served an internship in 1982 at the Community Hospital of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, California, and completed his residency in 1984 at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City. In addition, Dr. Fine completed a fellowship in 1985 at the Smythe Pain Clinic of the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Fine is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology of the School of Medicine at the University of Utah, where he serves on the faculty in the Pain Research Center, and is an attending physician in the Pain Management Center. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors and is Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and represents the Academy on the Steering Committee of the Pain Care Coalition, Washington, DC. He also serves on the Clinical Models Committee of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC). Dr. Fine is the External Strategic Advisor for Capital Caring, Washington, DC developing sustainable models of advanced illness coordinated care in community settings, as an integrative component of comprehensive advanced illness care.
Dr. Fine is widely published in the fields of pain management and end-of-life care. He serves on several scientific advisory boards and the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed medical journals, including Pain Medicine and the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. As a medical avocation, he worked as a team physician for the University of Utah football team for 18 years and was a medical officer for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. He is the recipient of the 2007 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Distinguished Hospice Physician Award, and the 2008 American Pain Society John and Emma Bonica Public Service Award. He is the recipient of the American Academy of Pain Management’s 2010 Head and Heart award and the 2011 Nyswander Award, presented at the annual Pain and Chemical Dependency meeting in New York City. In 2012, the Perry G. Fine, MD Endowed Fund in Pain and Palliative Medicine was created at West Virginia University by Hospice Care Inc. to honor his contributions to the fields of pain and palliative care and ensure ongoing continuing health professionals’ education in these essential domains.