William Longton, MD

Dr. William Longton trained at Stanford University where he participated in a number of studies related to how pain affects the human body. After completing his residency and fellowship in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Longton stayed on as faculty at Stanford Medical Center attending the operating rooms and the pain clinic. He trained and taught side by side with some of the original leaders in the field of pain therapy. He has held leadership positions in the field of pain management at Stanford University, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and John Muir Hospital. Dr. Longton rose to a position of national excellence with his implementation of advanced pain medicine and regional anesthesia techniques. He has almost 20 years of experience being board certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has expertise in multidisciplinary care, cancer pain management, spinal cord stimulation and spinal medication delivery systems. A previous world-class athlete and finalist in the US Olympic Trials in swimming, Dr. Longton is an avid cyclist, skier, and windsurfer.



Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson
Internship: St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco, California
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine in California
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine in California

John Muir Concord Medical Center
John Muir Walnut Creek Medical Center
Stanford Health Care Valley Care