Welcome to the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at the Montreal General Hospital. Chronic pain affects one third of the population at a great cost to the individual and society both. With longer life-expectancy and improved survival rates for conditions such as cancer, the number of people affected by chronic pain is rising.
Pain Medicine straddles multiple disciplines at the McGill University Health Centre.
Our global vision combines pain medicine, education, and research with the aim of relieving pain-related suffering. We champion the advancement of knowledge about pain. We host a multidisciplinary team of pain specialists who work together to address the complex disease of chronic pain.