Adam Wuollet, MD – Downtown Phoenix Pain Management Doctor

Dr-Adam-Wuollet-AZ Dr. Adam Wuollet is board-certified in anesthesiology and fellowship-trained in interventional pain management. A native of Scottsdale, Ariz., he attended the University of Arizona, where he graduated magna cum laude with honors in physiological sciences. During his medical training, also completed at the University of Arizona, Dr. Wuollet was mentored by Dr. Paul Lynch and Dr. Tory McJunkin at the Mayo Clinic, where he focused on caring for those suffering from chronic pain. Specializing in anesthesiology, he managed treatment plans for patients suffering from complicated chronic pain who were referred to the university from across the state. Dr. Wuollet was also highly involved in research aimed at advancing therapies for difficult-to-treat pain conditions and published multiple articles in well-respected medical journals. Additionally, he has presented at several national and regional medical conferences.

Dr. Wuollet recently completed a multidisciplinary fellowship in pain management at the University of California – Irvine, through which he further sharpened his skills in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of complicated chronic pain conditions. He is trained in comprehensive care practices, ranging from complementary and alternative medicine to the latest, cutting-edge procedures, and his philosophy centers on providing the best individualized care to patients to improve their function and quality of life. Dr. Wuollet has volunteered his medical expertise to causes both domestic and abroad, namely his work in Ecuador, where he also studied the Spanish language and Latin culture in addition to indigenous medicine. He also enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending quality time with his family. Dr. Wuollet is excited to return to the valley after 13 years to join the team at Arizona Pain Specialists.

Pain Doctor Certified

PRESENT POSITION

2013-current     Interventional Pain Physician – Arizona Pain Specialists, Scottsdale, AZ

EDUCATION

2012-2013     Fellow  – Department of Pain Medicine, University of Calfornia-Irvine, CA

2009-2012     Residency – Anesthesiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2008-2009     Internship – Internal Medicine, St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

2004-2008     M.D. – University of Arizona College of Medicine (UACOM), Tucson, AZ

2000-2003     B.S. Magna Cum Laude and Honors – Physiological Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

HONORS AND AWARDS

2008    Commitment to Underserved People Program Leadership Award

2011     Excellence of Service to University of Arizona College of Medicine

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIPS, SOCIETIES, AND SERVICES

2004-2006     University of Arizona College of Medicine (UACOM) Student Counsel, Nominating Committee

2005-2006     Internal Medicine Interest Group, UACOM, Vice Chairman

2005-2006     Tar Wars, Arizona Component, Program Director

2005-2006     AZ Sports Medicine Education Program, UACOM, Co-Chairman

2005-2008     American Heart Association, CPR Instructor

2009-present     ASA Resident Component for Arizona, Chairman (elected position)

2009-1012     National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) at University Medical Center, Resident Representative,  Tucson, AZ

2010-present     Humanitarian Aid Committee, Board Member

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

USMLE Step 1                                                                                     06/28/2006                          Pass first attempt

USMLE Step 2 CK                                                                              08/16/2007                           Pass first attempt

USMLE Step 2 CS                                                                              04/25/2008                           Pass first attempt

USMLE Step 3                                                                                     06/23/2009                           Pass first attempt

American Board of Anesthesiology Part 1 Examination             07/31/2012                           Pass first attempt

American Board of Anesthesiology Part 2 Examination             04/16/2013                           Pass first attempt

AUTHORSHIP

Tatsumi R, Wuollet AL, Tabata K, Nishimura S, Tabata S, Mizunoya W, Ikeuchi Y, Allen RE.  A role for calcium-calmodulin in regulating nitric oxide production during skeletal muscle satellite cell activation.  Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2009 Apr;296(4):C922-9

McJunkin TLWuollet AL, Lynch PJ.  Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain.  Pain Physician 2009; 12:991-995

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. “Epainbook.” Arizonapain.com. 29 Jan 2010. Arizona Pain Specialists. 6 April 2010. < http://arizonapain.com/epainbook/trigeminal-neuralgia.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. ” Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) – Like a Pacemaker For Pain“. Paindoctor.com. 1 May 2010. 19 July 2010 < http://www.paindoctor.com/treatments/procedures/sacral-nerve-stimulation.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. “Spinal Cord Stimulation”. Paindoctor.com. 1 May 2010. 19 July 2010. < http://www.paindoctor.com/treatments/procedures/spinal-cord-stimulation.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. “Percutaneous Discectomy”. Paindoctor.com. 11 May 2010. 19 July 2010. < http://www.paindoctor.com/treatments/procedures/percutaneous-discectomy.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. ” Neck Pain – Not Just a Pain in the Neck “. Paindoctor.com. 12 May 2010. 19 July 2010.< http://www.paindoctor.com/conditions/head-and-neck/neck-pain-overview.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. ” Thoracic Pain – Pain in the Mid Back“. Paindoctor.com. 3 June 2010. 19 July 2010. < http://www.paindoctor.com/conditions/back-pain/thoracic-pain.html >

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. “What is a Pain Doctor? “. Paindoctor.com. 4 June 2010. 19 July 2010. < http://www.paindoctor.com/pain-doctor/pd/pain-management-doctors.html .

McJunkin TLLynch PJ, Wuollet AL. ” Sciatica – A Painful and Common Back Problem “. Paindoctor.com. 4 June 2010. 5 August 2010.  < http://www.paindoctor.com/conditions/common/sciatica.html >

Wuollet AL. 2010 ASA Legislative Conference: A Resident’s View Inside Washington.  Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists Newletter. Vol. 2, Sept 2010.

Wuollet AL, Workman R. Resident Update.  Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists Newletter. Vol. 3, Oct 2011.

Bowden K, Wuollet A, Patwardhan A, Price T, Lawall J, Annabi J, Barker S, and  Annabi E.  Transforaminal Blood Patch for the Treatment of Chronic Headache from Intracranial Hypotension: A Case Report and Review. Anesthesiology Research and Practice. Volume 2012.

Stidd DA, Wuollet AL, Bowden K, Price T, Patwardhan A, Barker S, Weinand ME, Annabi J, Annabi E. Peripheral nerve stimulation for trigeminal neuropathic pain. Pain Physician. 2012 Jan-Feb;15(1):27-33.

Wuollet AL, Raisanen PC, Maxwell S, Gerba CP. Bacterial Contamination of Non-Critical Medical Devices and Computer Touch Screens: Efficacy of Hypochlorite Disinfecting Wipes. Journal of Infection Control. 2012.

Wuollet A, Shahrokh K, Hata J, and Perret-Karimi D. Thoracic Radiculpathy. Accepted for publication in Critical Reviews in Physical and Rehibiliation Medicine.

PRESENTATIONS

National Presentations

Adam L. Wuollet, Douglas A. Gentile, Jonathan Woodhouse, Paul J. Lynch, and Tory L. McJunkin MD.  Reliability and validity of the Global Pain Scale with chronic pain sufferers.  ASRA, 11/20/10.

Adam L. Wuollet and  Emil Annabi.  Complicated failed back surgery syndrome case including a pharmacy concentration error of microdosed morphine for intrathecal pump. NY Post Graduate Assembly, 12/13/10.

Regional Presentations

Adam L. Wuollet and Emil Annabi.  Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain.  Western Anesthesia Resident Conference, 5/1/2010.

Adam Wuollet and Emil Annabi. Case Series of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Multiple Etiologies of Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain. Western Anesthesia Resident Conference, 4/30/2011.

Adam Wuollet, Emil Annabi , and Amol Patwardhan.  Effective Pain Control with Ultra Lowdose Intrathecal Morphine. Western Anesthesia Resident Conference, 4/30/2011.

Adam Wuollet and Emil Annabi.  Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation for Treatment of Persistent Post-Sternotomy Pain, 5/5/2012.

Jeanie Schlafly, Adam Woullet, Thomas Quigley, and Susan Bazzell, Whole Lung Lavage in a Patient with Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Secondary to Lysinuric Protein Intolerance.  Western Anesthesia Resident Conference, 5/5/2012.

Local Presentations

Adam L. Wuollet and Brad Holt.  Delayed Awakening.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 8/19/2009.

Adam L. Wuollet.  National Patient Safety Goals for Anesthesia.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 10/14/2009.

Adam L. Wuollet.  ASAPAC update.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 11/17/2009.

Adam L. Wuollet.  Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 4/14/2010

Adam L. Wuollet. Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain. UPH GME Recognition Day poster session, 6/4/2010.

Adam L. Wuollet.  ASAPAC Update.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 10/26/2011.

Adam L. Wuollet. Hemophilia A with Factor VIII Inhibitor.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 3/28/2012.

Adam L. Wuollet.  ASAPAC Update.  University of Arizona Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, 5/9/2012.

Lectures

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections and Selective Nerve Root Injections

Cranial Nerve Blocks

Short-Acting Opioids

Long-Acting Opioids

Peripheral Neuropathy

Antidepressants for Treatment of Pain

Myofascial Syndrome

NMDA Antagonists

VOLUNTEER

2004-2006     Sight Savers

8/2/09 – 8/10/09     Counselor, youth camp with underprivileged kids, Riobamba, Ecuador

3/28/2010     Medical First Aid, 24Hr Relay Ultimate Challenge 2010, Cave Creek, AZ

PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

Arizona Society of Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting: Feb 12-14, 2010, Scottsdale, AZ

American Society of Anesthesiologists Legislative Conference:  April 26-28, 2010, Washington, DC

Western Anesthesia Resident Conference: April 30-May 2, 2010, Los Angeles, CA

American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting: October 15-19, 2010, San Diego, CA

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2010 Fall: November 18-21, 2010, Phoenix, AZ

North American Neuromodulation Society’s Annual Meeting: December 4-5, 2010, Las Vegas, NV

Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology: December 10-14, 2010, New York, NY

Arizona Society of Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting: Feb 18-20, 2011, Scottsdale, AZ

Western Anesthesia Resident Conference: April 29-May 1, 2011, Tucson, AZ

American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting: October 14-18, 2011, Chicago, IL

North American Neuromodulation Society’s Annual Meeting: December 8-11, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

American Society of Anesthesiologists Legislative Conference:  April 29-May 2, 2012, Washington, DC

Western Anesthesia Resident Conference:  May 4-6, 2012, Los Angeles, CA

Arizona Society of Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting: May 18-20, 2012, Scottsdale, AZ

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2012: November 15-18, 2012, Miami, FL