Important topics to be addressed on The Nancy Ferrari Show are that of epidemic proportions in America today … which are the over-prescribed pain killers and Americans who are addicted, leading to illegal drug use with unfortunate outcomes. Tune in to The Nancy Ferrari Show on Monday, March 24th, 9:00 am PT/12:00 pm ET on www.W4CY.com as my featured guest is Dr. Gregory Smith, expert in pain management and is here to discuss key issues with addictions, new painkillers that have been approved by the FDA and the severity of these drugs and how we can overcome addiction.
Dr. Smith is a graduate from Indiana University with a degree in both Chemistry and Biology. He went on to graduate from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis and completed a residency in Anesthesiology at State Univ. of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn New York. There he was elected chief resident and completed a fellowship in pain management. He is board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management.
Dr. Smith is the former Director of Pain Management at Harbor UCLA and Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA. He went on to form Comprehensive Pain Relief Group Inc. in 2001 and then GS Medical Center Inc. in 2004. He is currently President and Medical Director of both. He created the NESP program for the treatment of prescription medication addiction in 2005 which is being implemented statewide and will soon be provided across the US. He has published numerous research articles, published over 12 books, hosted 2 radio shows and has appeared as guest on multiple local and national radio and television shows.
He was executive producer and co-writer of the feature film American Addict in 2012 and is currently completing his newest book “American Addict; How doctors have created a generation of drug addicts” and is in production of his new film American Addict 2 scheduled to be released in the Summer of 2014. He has lectured around the United States and currently resides in Redondo Beach, CA with his family.