Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

10578 Science Center Drive
Suite 125
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 625 2424

5 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 254 3560


Management Team

Pacira Management: Scott Braunstein

Scott Braunstein, MD
Chief Strategy Officer

Scott Braunstein joined Pacira in 2015. Dr. Braunstein brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience from his time both as a practicing physician and investor, as well as expertise from numerous commercial, consulting and operational roles advising on strategy and organizational objectives for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. He is responsible for evaluating, integrating and optimizing the company's strategic opportunities for the lead commercial product EXPAREL®; the company's hospital-based sales franchise; the DepoFoam®-based internal pipeline product candidates; and external in-licensing and acquisition product candidates.

Prior to joining the Pacira management team, Dr. Braunstein spent 12 years as a Healthcare Analyst and Portfolio Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where he invested in and conducted diligence on a wide variety of pharmaceutical products and product candidates, pharmaceutical company strategies, business models and management teams, providing stock recommendations for the entire J.P. Morgan Asset Equity Group. He also served in a similar role at Everpoint Asset Management immediately prior to joining Pacira. Earlier in his career, Dr. Braunstein was an active lecturer and consultant for several global pharmaceutical companies and provided academic instruction as Assistant Clinical Professor for Columbia University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He currently serves on the Board of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., STAT Medical and the Cornell Alumni Association for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dr. Braunstein earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed his internal medical residency at Cornell University-New York Hospital and conducted additional research in immunology and wound healing from 1993 to 1994 at Rockefeller University.