Dr. Ari Greis is a board-certified physician who specializes in the non-operative treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal disorders. He is the director of the Medical Cannabis Department at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and was a Senior Fellow in the Institute of Emerging Health Professions and the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp.
He is interested in the treatment of chronic pain with cannabis as an alternative to opioids. Dr. Greis also is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University who has published numerous research articles, and textbook chapters, and continues to teach and lecture to residents and medical students.
Dr. Greis joins Dr. Hal Altman MD, MS, and Dr. Leslie S. Matthews MD, MBA, MS to talk about his career path, his current work and the challenges he has faced trying to research cannabis, and where cannabis products fit in his practice.