Dr. Carden specializes primarily in the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Cervicogenic Headaches. He is internationally revered for his work both in the field of Pain Management and anesthesia-related inventions, including endotracheal tubes and ventilators. Dr. Carden graduated from the University of Cambridge Medical School and completed his residency in Vancouver, BC. He is the author of numerous publications and often speaks in professional and public settings about Pain Management.

Services Dr.Erdward Carden Offers at Marina del Rey Hospital

  • Pain management

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers' Compensation

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine

Internship(s)
Residency(ies)

Vancouver, British Columbia

Fellowship(s)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of California, Los Angeles



Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pain Management American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Publications & Media

    • Applying Cervical Spine Anatomy to Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blocks.

      Journal Pain Physician

    • The Bip Test: a Modified Loss of Resistance Technique for Confirming Epidural Needle Placement.

      Journal Pain Physician

    • A Modification of the Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block Technique That Allows Multiple Blocks to Be Done with Minimal Morbidity and Discomfort.

      Journal Pain Physician

    • Electromyographic and Nerve Block Analysis of the Subscapularis Liftoff Test.

      Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery / American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons ... [et Al.]

    • Mechanical Chin Support During General Anesthesia.

      Journal Anesthesia and Analgesia