Physician - Pain Management Specialist
Dr. Mariano has been a practicing pain management physician for over 20 years and now splits his time as a clinician, drug developer, and lecturer in pain management and addiction. He is a board-certified anesthesiologist with additional board certifications in pain management and addiction medicine. In the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Mariano is currently the Associate Vice President and head of neuroscience exploratory medicine and pharmacology for Eli Lilly and Company, where he is focused on developing new treatments for pain and neurodegenerative disease.
He is the past president of The Connecticut Pain Society and former Chairman of the Connecticut State Medical Society's Taskforce on Opioids. He serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine, and was inducted as a Fellow in the American Society of Anesthesiologists in 2020.