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Board Certifications

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • Pain Medicine


Post Graduate Education

University of California
Medical Acupuncture
Los Angeles, CA

Yale – New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Yale University, St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury Hospital
Internal Medicine
Waterbury, CT

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Washington, DC

Graduate School

Georgetown University
Master of Science in Physiology
Washington, DC

Undergraduate School

University of Richmond
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
Cum Laude
Richmond, VA

Hospital Affiliated With

Providence Hospital

Professional Associations

American Society of Anesthesiologists:

Administrative Council – Secretary
Director, Board of Directors, 2003 – Present
Section on Fiscal Affairs, 2013 – Present
Ad Hoc Committee on Health Policy Research Institute, 2010 – 2012
Ad Hoc Committee on Web Oversight, 2012 – Present
Ad Hoc Committee on Public Outreach, 2003 – 2005, 2006 – 2008
Ad Hoc Committee on the Future of Pain Medicine, 2008 – 2010
House of Delegates Reference Committee on Administrative Affairs 2009 – 2013
House of Delegates Reference Committee Financial Affairs 2013 – Present
Committee on Administrative Affairs, 2007 – 2011
Committee on Anesthesia Care Team, 1998 – 1999, 2000 – 2003, 2005 – 2009
Committee on AA Education and Practice, 2006 – 2010
Committee on Communications, 2003 – 2009, Chair 2009 – 2013
Committee on Economics 2008 – 2010
Committee on Finance, 2013 – Present
Committee on Governmental Affairs, 2012 – Present
Committee on Membership, 2013 – Present
Committee on NEWSLETTER, 2009 – 2013
Committee on Outreach Education, 2008 – 2009
Committee on Pain Medicine 2006 – Present
Committee on Professional Education Oversight, 2010 – 2012
Mid-Atlantic Caucus, Secretary – Treasurer 2011 – Present
ASAPAC Independent Expenditure Unit, 2008 – 2012
ASAPAC Board 2008 – 2011
Task Force on State Advocacy, 2013
ASA Public Relations DVD outreach on awareness 2008
Chairman Subcommittee: Regional anesthesia and non-physician Providers
ASA policy statement 2008
Sub-Committee on Communication, Public Outreach and Professionalism 2009
Chairman Accreditation Review Committee for the Anesthesiologist Assistant

District of Columbia Society of Anesthesiologists:

Past President, 2004 – 2006
President-elect, 2002 – 2003
Secretary-Treasurer, 1996 – 2002 Active Member, 1997 – Present

Richmond Society of Anesthesiologists:

Secretary, Treasurer 1994 – 1996
Public Relations and Legislative committees 1993 – 1996
Editorial Board Outpatient Surgical Magazine
President and founder Washington Pain Society
Washington Society of Electroconvulsive Therapy
National Eagle Scout Association


American Board of Addiction Medicine, Diplomate
American Society of Interventional Physicians
Case Western Reserve, Medical Director – Program Development, Washington DC

Academic Appointments

Case Western Reserve University
Medical Director of the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program and Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington, DC

Georgetown University Medical School
Clinical Associate
Washington, DC


A frequent speaker on pain care issues, Dr. Dombrowski began his career by getting a medical degree from Georgetown University and receiving residency training from Yale University in internal medicine and anesthesiology. He later became board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine and is a licensed acupuncturist as well.

Dr. Dombrowski is the Medical Director of the Anesthesiologist Assistant Program and Clinical Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University, in Washington, DC as well as Clinical Associate of Georgetown University Medical School. He is also past president of the District of Columbia Society of Anesthesiologists and on the Board of Directors at the American Society of Anesthesiologists. His comments have appeared in the Washington Times and other publications, and he has often been interviewed on local television and radio programs. He also has made several appearances on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, Good Morning American and Dr. Drew show discussing the safety of pain-control medications and integrated approaches for treating pain.