Steven  Scrivani DDS, DMedSc

Steven Scrivani

Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Pain
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Visiting Professor
Craniofacial Pain and Headache Center
Division of Diagnostic Sciences
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Research Associate
Pain and Analgesia Imaging and Neuroscience Program
Center for Pain in the Brain
Boston Children's Hospital, Waltham

Steven.Scrivani@tufts.edu

Academic/Research Interests
Neuropathic pain scales
Functional brain imaging of pain
Neuro-physiological testing for chronic pain
Complementary and alternative medicine treatments for pain

Recent Publications/Presentations

Journals:

Barmettler G, Maleki N, Brawn J, Scrivani S, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: A New Electronic Tool for Mapping Spatial and Temporal ‘‘Hotspots’’ in Migraine Pain. Cephalalgia. 2014.

Borsook D, Nasim Maleki, Gabi Barmettler, Eric A Moulton, Steven Scrivani, Rami Burstein, Egilius Spierings, Lino Becerra: Female Migraineurs Show Lack of Insular Thinning with Age, Pain, 2014.

Hodkinson DJ, Veggeberg R, Wilcox SL, Scrivani SJ, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: Primary Somatosensory Cortices Contain Altered Patterns of Regional Cerbral Blood Flow in the Interictal Phase of Migraine. PLoS ONE, 10(9), 2015.

David Borsook, Lino Becerra, PhD; Rosanna Veggeberg, BSc; Andrew Prescot, PhD; John E Jensen, PhD; Perry Renshaw, MD PhD; Steven Scrivani, DDS DMSC; Egilius L Spierings, MD PhD; Rami Burstein, PhD; A Complex of Brain Metabolites Distinguish Altered Chemistry in the Cingulate Cortex of Episodic Migraine Patients. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2016.

Hodkinson DJ, Veggeberg R, Kucyi A, van Dijk KRA, Wilcox SL, Scrivani S, Burstein R, Becerra L, Borsook D: Corticocortical connections of primary sensory areas and associated symptoms in migraine. eNeuro, 2016.

Sophie L Wilcox, Rosanna Veggeberg, Jordan Lemme, Duncan J Hodkinson, Steven Scrivani, Rami Burstein, Lino Becerra, and David Borsook. Increased Functional Activation of Limbic Brain During Negative Emotion Processing in Migraine. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10:366, 2016.

Khawaja SN, Scrivani SJ, Holland N, Keith DA: Effectiveness, safety, and predictors of response to botulinum toxin type A in refractory masticatory myalgia: A retrospective study.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2017.

Nasir S Khawaja, Scrivani SJ:  Facial Pain Associated With Cardiac Origin. Journal of the American Dental Association, Pain Update Section, 2017.

Books:
Scrivani SJ (Editor): Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North    America, 2016.

Book Chapters:

Mehta N, Spierings ELH, Scrivani SJ: Dental and Facial Pain. In Benson HT, Rathmell JP, Wu CL, Turk DC, Argoff CE (eds.): Raj’s Practical Management of Pain, 5th ed., Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA., 424-440, 2014.

 

Borsook D, Scrivani SJ: Functional Brain Imaging of Pain. In Bajwa ZH. Wooton J, Warfield CA (eds.):  Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine. 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2016.

 

Mehta NR, Scrivani SJ: Temporomandibular Disorders. In Bajwa ZH. Wooton J, Warfield CA (eds.): Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine. 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., 2016.

 

Scrivani SJ, Dhadwal S, Vyas H, Spierings ELH: Facial Pain. In Bonakdar R, Sukiennik A (Eds.): Integrative Pain Management. Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 622-639, 2016.

 

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Spierings, EGH: Differential Diagnosis of Oral and Maxillofacial Pain, In Scrivani SJ (Ed.): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Elsevier, 2016.

 

Bajwa ZB, Smith, S, Scrivani SJ: Cranial Neuralgias, In Scrivani SJ (Ed.): Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Elsevier, 2016.

 

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Keith DA: Orofacial Pain, In Rathmell J, Brenner GB (Eds.): MGH Handbook of Pain, 2017.

 

Scrivani SJ, Nasir KS, Graff-Radford SB: Headache. In Farah CS, Balasubramanian R, McCullough MJ (Eds.): Contemporary Oral Medicine, Springer Publishing, 2017.

Scrivani SJ, Nasir, KS, Bavia Barbisan, PF: Non-surgical Management of Pediatric Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. Pediatric TMJ Disorders: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. 2017 (In press).