Dr. Anthony Pellegrino

Dr. Anthony PellegrinoDr. Pellegrino was raised in Long Island, NY. He did his undergraduate work at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in cardiorespiratory science.

From 1978 to 1979, he spent one year working as a certified cardiopulmonary technologist in a cardiac cath lab at St. Francis Hospital in Long Island, NY. He then spent the next three years as a registered respiratory therapist at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. During that time frame, he took pre-med courses at night to fulfill the requirements for medical school. He applied and was accepted to the Uniform Services University of Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland from 1982 to 1986. He graduated as a Captain in the United States Air Force. In 1987, he did his medicine internship at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base in Texas and was a general medical officer in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1989 and practiced in the family practice clinic in the US territory of Guam. He then did his anesthesia residency from 1989 to 1992, once again at Wilford Hall Medical Center. During that time he was doing subspecialty training in pain management at the University Hospital at the University of Texas.

After graduating residency, he was assigned to the David Grant Medical Center, which is the US Air Force Regional Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in California. While there, he became board certified as a staff anesthesiologist and was an instructor in the CRNA program and also taught the residents of the oral surgery and internal medicine program their anesthesia rotations. He was also an ACLS instructor. During that assignment, he started the first pain clinic at Travis Air Force Base and was the director for the five years that he was there treating chronic pain patients with wide spectrums of diseases. During that time, he also became board certified in pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1996. His commitment to duty to the United State Air Force was done in July of 1997 and ended in the rank of Major and was discharged in good standing.

After leaving the United States Air Force, he traveled to Mesa/Tempe, Arizona and has since practiced anesthesiology and been part of a pain management group. Dr. Pellegrino is currently doing the majority of his work in pain management at the Advanced Pain Modalities.


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Suite 1
Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone: [480] 756-6789


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