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Matthew N. Vasko, M.D.Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Dr. Vasko earned his doctor of medicine degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He went on to complete residency training in Anesthesiology at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan; he then completed advanced fellowship training in Interventional Pain Medicine at the Detroit.


  • 08/10/2015-
  • St. John Anesthesiologists, PC
  • St. Clair Shores, MI
  • Current
  • Interventional Pain Medicine Physician


  • 07/01/2014-
  • Detroit Medical Center
  • Detroit, MI
  • 06/30/2015
  • Interventional Pain Medicine Fellow
  • 2013-2014
  • Chief Anesthesiology Resident
  • 07/01/2011-
  • Beaumont Health System
  • Royal Oak, MI
  • 06/30/2014
  • Anesthesiology Resident
  • 07/01/2010-
  • Beaumont Health System
  • Royal Oak, MI
  • 06/30/2011
  • Anesthesiology categorical internship


  • 2006-2010
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • St. Louis, MO

  • MD June 2010
  • 2001-2005
  • Michigan State University
  • East Lansing, MI

  • BS Human Biology with Honors


  • Resident Fellow Council, William Beaumont Hospital (2010-present)
  • Pain Clinical Integration Council, William Beaumont Hospital (2012-present)
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Resident Member
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists-PAC, Contributor
  • Michigan State Medical Society, Resident Member


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts

Vasko, M., Thompson, J., Watts, S.. Transglutaminase II in Arteries: A Good Glue?.

Hypertension. 2005 Nov; 46 (5): 840.

Poster Presentation

Vasko, M., Soto, R. (2013, April). Digital ischemia following radial artery cannulation.

Poster presented at: Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference; Kansas City, MO.

Vasko, M., Thompson, J., Watts, S.. (2005, September). Transglutaminase II in Arteries: A Good Glue?. Poster presented at: 59th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research in association with the Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease; Washington D.C., DC.

Ongoing Research

Vasko, M; Yankelove, J; Fuleihan, S. McKelvey, G. Heart rate variability in patients undergoing lumbar medial branch block.

Vasko, M., Fayne, R., Verner, J., Soto, R., Murray, M. Efficacy of fascia iliaca block versus intraoperative nerve infiltration during anterior hip replacement surgery.


2005-2006 Michigan state University Dept. of Pharmacology- Researcher East Lansing, MI

Blue Water Pain Specialists
  • Macomb

    46591 Romeo Plank, Ste 137
    Macomb, MI 48044

  • St. Clair Shores

    21000 12 Mile Road, Ste 100
    St. Clair Shores, MI 48081

  • Ascension
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians