Susan Sager, MD

Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Instructor in Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7040

  • Fax: 617-730-0894

Medical Services


  • Pain Management Treatment
  • Anesthesia
  • Abdominopelvic pain


  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine


  • English


  • Pain Treatment Services
  • Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7040

Experience and Education



Smith College, 30.05.1978

Northhampton, MA

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, 30.06.1982

Boston, MA

Pediatrics Internship

Brown University and Affiliated Hospitals, 1982-1983

Providence, RI

Pediatrics Residency

Brown University and Affiliated Hospitals, 1983-1985

Providence, RI

Anesthesia Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1985-1987

Boston, MA

Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1987

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics, Anesthesiology

  • Pediatric Anesthesia


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Solodiuk JC, Brighton H, McHale J, LoChiatto J, Logan DE, Sager S, Zurakowski D, Berde CB. Documented electronic medical record-based pain intensity scores at a tertiary pediatric medical center: a cohort analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Nov; 48(5):924-33.
  2. Logan DE, Carpino EA, Chiang G, Condon M, Firn E, Gaughan VJ, Hogan M, Leslie DS, Olson K, Sager S, Sethna N, Simons LE, Zurakowski D, Berde CB. A day-hospital approach to treatment of pediatric complex regional pain syndrome: initial functional outcomes. Clin J Pain. 2012 Nov-Dec; 28(9):766-74.
  3. Susan L. Sager, MD, FAAP and Navil B. Sethna, MB, ChB. Abdominal Pain After Appendectomy in a 13 Year Old Female. Proceedings of the 2010 SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology - Spring Meeting. 2010; (CR):54.
  4. Susan L. Sager, MD, FAAP and Navil B. Sethna MB, ChB. Chronic Abdominal Pain in a 13-Year-Old Female: Examination, diagnosis and treatment of chronic abdominal wall pain. Proceedings from the 8th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain. 2010; P3-26.
  5. Stephenson LL, Webb NA, Smithers CJ, Sager SL, Seefelder C. Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy following lateral positioning on a bean bag. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Aug; 21(5):383-4.
  6. Lianne L. Stephenson, Nancy A. Webb, C, Jason Smithers, Susan L. Sager, Christian Seefelder. . Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy following lateral positioning on a bean bag. Proceedings from the SPA/AAP/CCAS PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIOLOGY 2009 - Winter Meeting. 2009; 21(5):383-384.
  7. Susan Sager, MD. Chapter 6: Diseases and Disorders ( a text book series for grades K-12 used to teach elementary and high school students about Wellness and Health Education). Discover: Decisions for Health, Carol D'Onofrio. 1993.
  8. Sherwood BA, Sager SL, Holland HD. Phosphorus in foraminiferal sediments from North Atlantic Ridge cores and in pure limestones. Geochim Cosmochim Acta. 1987; 51:1861-6.
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