Rupeng Li, MD, PhD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Emory University School of Medicine
Pain Management Specialist
Adrenal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Appendix Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Breast Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Kidney Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ocular Melanoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Rupeng Li, MD, PhD, is assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified pain management physician, Dr. Li works with care teams at Winship Cancer Institute to treat chronic pain symptoms in patients with cancer.

Dr. Li is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. He holds professional memberships with American Society of Anesthesiologists and American Medical Association.


Dr. Li received his MD and MS from China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan. He earned his PhD in Biophysics from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed his fellowship in pain medicine and his anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.


Dr. Li's research is focused on the central nervous system response and neuroplasticity in patients with acute and chronic pain.


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