John M. Barsanti MD


Undergraduate Degree
University of Virginia, with Distinction

Medical Degree
Medical College of Virginia

Riverside Regional Medical Center

Medical College of Virginia, in Anesthesia

Sub-Specialty Fellowship
Medical College of Virginia, in Pain Management






  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management


Dr. John M. Barsanti graduated with Distinction from the University of Virginia. He subsequently obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. After an internship at Riverside Regional Medical Center, he then completed his residency in Anesthesia at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Barsanti was the first to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in Pain Management at MCV and then remained at the Medical College as an Assistant Professor. While at MCV, Dr. Barsanti served as the Director of the Cancer Pain Clinic, and Co-Director of the Pain Management Center at MCV. He was involved in numerous studies and co-authored several research papers.

Dr. Barsanti, now in private practice, continues to be a leader in the pain management community and has lectured extensively throughout the country. He currently serves on the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee, representing interventional pain management. He also is serving as a committee member for the Board of Medicine Prescription Monitoring Program.

Dr. Barsanti feels fortunate to have the opportunity to render care that will have such a significant positive impact on his patients. He enjoys problem solving a patient’s complex medical condition and formulating an easy to follow plan that will put the patient back on the road to recovery.

Dr. Barsanti has been recognized nationally by the Consumer Research Council as “America’s Top Physician” in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Richmond Magazine has also recognized him yearly, since 2000, as a “Top Doc” in Pain Management specialty.

Outside of the office, Dr. Barsanti enjoys playing golf, skiing, cooking for his family and rooting for the local basketball and football teams. He loves the small town feel of Richmond – the city is both historic and cutting edge at the same time.

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