Linda Bluestein, M.D.

Dr Linda Bluestein

Dr Linda Bluestein


+1 (715) 600-1722

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Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota
Anesthesiology Residency July 1991 – June 1994
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Rochester, Minnesota
Internal Medicine Internship July 1990 – June 1991
University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine Los Angeles, California
Doctor of Medicine September 1986 – June 1990
University of California, Irvine Irvine, California
Bachelor of Science October 1983 – June 1986


• Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology  
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
• Neonatal Resuscitation Program Certification
• Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, July 1991
• Wisconsin Medical License, Active since June 1996


Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic  
Phi Beta Kappa, University of California
Magna Cum Laude, University of California


Wisconsin Integrative Pain Specialists Wausau, Wisconsin
Pain Management Physician and Founder November 2017 – present
Medical College of Wisconsin, Central Wisconsin Wausau, Wisconsin
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology September 2016 – present
Course Director, Healer’s Art Program  
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens September 2013 – December 2015
Wheaten Franciscan Healthcare Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens October 2014
Agnesian Health, Saint Agnes Hospital Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens November 2011 – June 2014
Aurora Medical Center Kenosha, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens April 2013 – July 2013
Monroe Clinic Monroe, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens February 2013 – July 2014
Bellin Health, Bellin Anesthesia Associates Green Bay, Wisconsin and Oconto, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens September 2012 – April 2013
Dean Health, Saint Mary’s Janesville Janesville, Wisconsin
Anesthesiologist – Locum Tenens April 2012 – September 2014
Central Wisconsin Anesthesiology Wausau, Wisconsin
Staff Anesthesiologist for Aspirus Wausau Hospital July 1996 – September 2010
Community Memorial Hospital Winona, Minnesota
Staff Anesthesiologist July 1994 – June 1996
Practical Reviews in Anesthesiology July 1995 – June 1996
Expert Reviewer  


The Dance Health Alliance of Canada Toronto, Ontario Canada
Member, Resources Committee October 2018 – present
EDS Wellness Baltimore, Maryland
Medical Advisory Board, Member August 2017 – present
Director of Education May 2018 – present
Director, Medical Advisory Board May 2018-present
EDS Wisconsin Wausau, Wisconsin
Medical Consultant April 2017 – present
Chronic Pain Partners Cleveland, Ohio
Medical Consultant April 2017 – present



  • Bluestein LS. Pain Management in Patients with Hypermobility Disorders: Frequently Missed Causes of

Chronic Pain. Topics in Pain Management 2017: 32 (12); 1-10.

  • Ziser A, Sorenson EJ, Bluestein LS, Ronan KP. Letter to the editor: Epidural injection of aztreonam.

Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology 1994; 41:553.

  • Bluestein LS, Stinson LW, Wilson RM, Lenon RL. Evaluation of 51W89 for endotracheal intubation in

patients anesthetized with propofol and nitrous oxide. Anesthesiology 1993; 79:S920.

  • Stinson LW, Bluestein LS, Brown DL, Lenon RL. Ankle block – two skin puncture technique. Anesth Analg

1993; 76:S418.

  • Nordestgaard AG, Stapleford LA (Bluestein), Worthen N, et al. Contemporary management of amebic

liver abscess. The American Surgeon 1992; 58:315



  • Stabilizing the mast cell to relieve pain and focal dystonia. Second Annual MCAS Workshop. Broomfield,

Colorado. April 2019.

  • Management of persistent pain in the athlete with an emphasis on opioid alternatives. 31st Annual Sports

Medicine Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. March 2019.

  • Utilizing nutritional supplementation to stabilize the mast cell, relieving pain and focal dystonia; a case

report. Poster at the 16th Annual Scripps Supplements Conference. San Diego, California. January 2019.

  • Let’s Talk About Pain Medicines. Wisconsin Health Literacy. Stevens Point, Wisconsin. December 2018.
  • Stabilizing the mast cell to relieve pain and focal dystonia. Poster at the Global Pain Clinician Summit
  1. Academy of Integrative Pain Management. Boston, Massachusetts. November 2018.
  • Pain 101: Why we hurt and what to do about it. Partners of WHA Convention, Stevens Point, Wisconsin,

October 2018.

  • What every dancer and dance educator needs to know about hypermobility disorders. Healthy Dancer

Canada 10th Anniversary Conference, Toronto, Canada, September 2018.

  • Joint mobility and longevity for the dancer. Presented to Lauridsen Ballet School. Torrance, California.

August 2018.

  • Hypermobility in Dance: Asset AND Liability. Presented to Wausau Academy of Dance. Wausau,

Wisconsin July 2018.

  • The hypermobile dancer and other at-risk communities. Presented to EDS Wellness. Online webinar.

July 2018.

  • Using functional medicine to treat EDS and related disorders. Presented to EDS Wisconsin. Milwaukee,

Wisconsin. April 2018.

  • The hypermobile dancer and other at-risk communities. Presented to EDS Wellness. Online webinar.

January 2018.

  • Mobility for the dancer with a focus on longevity. Presented to the Milwaukee Ballet School. Milwaukee,

Wisconsin. June 2017.

  • Five tips for managing persistent pain. Sponsored by EDS Wisconsin, Inc. Wausau, Wisconsin. May 2017.
  • The Drug Abuse Epidemic: You can make a difference. Featured Speaker. University of Wisconsin

Stevens Point, Center for the Small City. The Small City Drug Abuse Epidemic, Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

April 2017.

  • Evaluation of 51W89, a new neuromuscular blocking agent, for endotracheal in patients anesthetized with

propofol and nitrous oxide. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, Washington DC,

October 1993.

  • Ankle block – two skin puncture technique. Poster and scientific exhibit at the International Anesthesia

Research Society, 67th Congress, San Diego, California, March 1993.



International Association for Dance Medicine and Science

The Dance Health Alliance of Canada

Performing Arts Medicine Association

Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine

Academy of Integrative Pain Management

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Professional Member – Hypermobility Syndromes Association


Birthplace Torrance, California
Marital Status Married with two children
Hobbies Ballet, cooking, physical fitness
Additional Interests Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders

Centrally Medicated Pain Syndromes

Tarlov Cyst

Integrative Pain Management

Dance Medicine

Patient Education and Wellness

Physician Wellness