Dr. Michael Negraeff is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist working at Vancouver General Hospital since 2003. He is part of the spine program at VGH and treats patients with acute and chronic pain from spinal injuries and conditions. He is the Division Head of Pain Medicine in the UBC Department of Anesthesia, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship in Australia in 2001.
He has been involved in many pain management system redesign initiatives and was one of the co-founders of Pain BC, a non-profit organization whose mission is improve the lives of people in pain through education, empowerment and innovation. He is currently the chair of the board of directors of Pain BC.