Dr. John Barsanti, MD

Dr. John Barsanti, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Barsanti, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine anesthesiology, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

1501 Maple Ave # S-301

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

(804) 288-7246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Barsanti's Experience

Dr. Barsanti's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Barsanti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barsanti "drb 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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  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management Nursing

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barsanti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barsanti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barsanti to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Barsanti's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Midlothian, VA
I've seen Dr. Barsanti for steroid shots in 2013, four epidurals in 2016, and two in 2017. He's smart, very knowledgeable, patient, LISTENS, even has a sense of humor. He knows exactly where the "shots" have to be administered in my back to relieve my leg pains which originate in my spine....more
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in Richmond, VA
Dr. Barsanti is the BEST physician I've ever been to. He diagnosed me with RSD in my right ankle and with his treatment plan he was able to restore my quality of life again. I can never express how grateful I am for the care he provided. I would send anyone to him who is in chronic severe pain.
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in Chesterfield, VA
Hour wait for appt even when I was the only one in the waiting room. Got into exam room and could hear him talking with the nurses about his Christmas underwear while I waited forever. Documented incorrectly about parts of my body that he didn't even check. Prescribed a treatment that my...more
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