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Kathleen W. Meacham, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Division of Pain Management

Specialty Areas

Pain Management

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pain, spinal cord stimulation, back pain, failed back surgery syndrome, multimodal pain management.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Center for Advanced Medicine
Pain Management Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 362-8820
Fax: (314) 362-9471

Suite: C
Floor: 14
Office Phone: 314-362-8820
Fax: 314-996-8742



Fellowship, Pain Management: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2018
Residency, Anesthesiology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2016
Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 2012
PhD, Biomedical Engineering: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Wireless, battery-free optoelectronic systems as subdermal implants for local tissue oximetry.
Zhang H, Gutruf P, Meacham K, Montana MC, Zhao X, Chiarelli AM, Vázquez-Guardado A, Norris A, Lu L, Guo Q, Xu C, Wu Y, Zhao H, Ning X, Bai W, Kandela I, Haney CR, Chanda D, Gereau RW 4th, Rogers JA
Sci Adv. 2019 Mar; 5(3)eaaw0873. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw0873.

    [PubMed - in process]
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A wireless closed-loop system for optogenetic peripheral neuromodulation.
Mickle AD, Won SM, Noh KN, Yoon J, Meacham KW, Xue Y, McIlvried LA, Copits BA, Samineni VK, Crawford KE, Kim DH, Srivastava P, Kim BH, Min S, Shiuan Y, Yun Y, Payne MA, Zhang J, Jang H, Li Y, Lai HH, Huang Y, Park SI, Gereau RW 4th, Rogers JA
Nature. 2019 Jan; 565(7739)361-365. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0823-6.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neuropathic Pain: Central vs. Peripheral Mechanisms.
Meacham K, Shepherd A, Mohapatra DP, Haroutounian S
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2017 Jun; 21(6)28. doi: 10.1007/s11916-017-0629-5.

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Selective stimulation of the spinal cord surface using a stretchable microelectrode array.
Meacham KW, Guo L, Deweerth SP, Hochman S
Front Neuroeng. 2011; 45. doi: 10.3389/fneng.2011.00005.

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A PDMS-based conical-well microelectrode array for surface stimulation and recording of neural tissues.
Guo L, Meacham KW, Hochman S, DeWeerth SP
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Oct; 57(10)2485-94. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2010.2052617.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A lithographically-patterned, elastic multi-electrode array for surface stimulation of the spinal cord.
Meacham KW, Giuly RJ, Guo L, Hochman S, DeWeerth SP
Biomed Microdevices. 2008 Apr; 10(2)259-69.

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Areas of Research Interest

Neuromodulation, mechanisms of pain relief from spinal-cord stimulation, device-driven therapeutics, electronic medicine, wearable technology for tracking outcomes.