Steven Graff-Radford, DDS

Director, Headache, Orofacial Pain and Sleep Apnea Program, Pain Center

Steven Graff-Radford, DDS, is Director of the Headache, Orofacial Pain and Sleep Apnea Program at the Pain Center at Cedars-Sinai. In addition, he serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain Section of the UCLA School of Dentistry and is a Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry.

Dr. Graff-Radford's research interests include the study of neuropathic facial pain and headache. He has written more than 140 articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts. He lectures nationally and internationally on the subject of head and neck pain management.

He has served as President of the Western USA Pain Society and is a former President and board member of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Graff-Radford is currently President of the Headache Co-operative of the Pacific (HCOP). In addition, he is a past board member of the American Headache Society and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. He has served on the headache guidelines committee of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. He currently serves on the board of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association.

Dr. Graff-Radford received his dental degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He completed a two-year pain management fellowship at UCLA's Department of Anesthesiology. Following his fellowship, he served as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Education at the UCLA Pain Management Center.