Michael Negraeff

Consultant, Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology
Degrees / Designations 

MD, University of Saskatchewan
FRCPC, Anesthesia, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
FFPMANZCA, Pain Medicine, Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

Mailing Address 
Department of Anesthesiology Vancouver General Hospital Rm 2449, JPP2N 910 West 10th Avenue Vancouver BC V5Z 4E3


Academic Appointment 
Clinical Associate Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Spinal Cord Injury
Disorders and Conditions 
Mental Health and Behaviour
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Rehabilitation Intervention
Other Areas of Research 
neuropathic pain
neuroinflammatory pain

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.