Sota Omoigui M.D. is Medical Director of the L.A. Pain Clinic in Hawthorne, California. Dr. Sota Omoigui is author of Sota Omoigui’s Anesthesia Drug Handbook (Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1999), Sota Omoigui’s Pain Drug Handbook (Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1999) The Anesthesia Drug Handbook (Mosby Yearbook Publishers, 1995), The Pain Drug Handbook (Mosby Yearbook Publishers, 1996), Pain Relief – The L.A. Pain Clinic Guide (State-of-the-Art Technologies, 1998), The Universal Drug Infusion Ruler (State-of-the-Art Technologies, 1995) It’s a Jungle out there – 163 Business Lessons from the Animal Kingdom (State-of-the-Art Technologies, 2001) and co-author of The Nigerian National Anthem (1978). Dr Sota Omoigui’s drug handbooks are used worldwide and have been published in five other languages (Italian, Japanese, Malaysian, Polish and Portuguese). Dr Sota Omoigui’s research focus is on the biochemical origin of Pain, and development of biochemical interventions for relief of persistent pain.
Dr Sota Omoigui pioneered the technique of audio-capnometry and holds a United States patent for the audio-capnometer monitor and a patent for the process of continuous non-invasive hemometry (measurement of hemoglobin).
On April 11th, 2002, Dr Sota Omoigui published his Law of Pain which states: – The origin of all pain is inflammation and the inflammatory response. This is the most significant advance in our understanding of Pain since the 1965 publication of the Gate Theory of Pain by Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall.