Scottsdale Pain Management Doctor, Co-Founder

Dr. Paul Lynch, M.D., Double-Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Physician, has dedicated his life to the eradication of pain. He is passionate about treating the most complex pain cases in a comprehensive, integrative and holistic approach, offering alternative medicine therapies and the most innovative, minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Lynch is the co-Founder of Arizona Pain Specialists, Paindoctor.com, Holistic Pain and Boost Medical.

He is currently launching the Arizona Pain Stem Cell Institute, to conduct the latest research in regenerative medicine for pain patients. Dr. Lynch is known by his peers as not only an expert in Pain Medicine, but as an expert in the business side of medicine, as his company Boost Medical offers Practice Management for various Medical Practices nationally and he teaches nationally on how to run an efficient medical practice. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Pain Physicians’ Arizona Chapter, and a member of the International Spinal Injection Society and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Lynch studied at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York city, New York University, Texas Tech University, and was an Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic Pain Doctor CertifiedCollege of Medicine. Dr. Lynch currently works in Scottsdale and Glendale Arizona at Arizona’s premier pain management clinic, Arizona Pain Specialists.

Pain medicine news boost medical

Articles co-authored by Paul Lynch, MD

Curriculum Vitae – Paul Lynch, MD

View PDF

Profile

  • Pain Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification
  • Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Fellowship Trained
  • Patient Advocate
  • Neuromodulation Expert
  • Leadership Experience
  • Regenerative Medicine Specialist 
  • Research Leader 

Professional Development

2013Founder, Holistic Pain: Natural Pain Relief
2013Medical Director, Surgery Center of Scottsdale.
2010 – CurrentFounder and Board of Directors, PainDoctor.com
2010 – CurrentFounder, BoostMedical.com
2007 – CurrentFounder, Arizona Pain Specialists
2010 – CurrentPainDoctor.com, Clinical Editor
2010 – CurrentArizona Pain Monthly Magazine, Clinical Editor
2008 – CurrentA Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management. Online Pain Textbook, Clinical Editor
2008 – CurrentFounder, Arizona Pain Foundation
2007 – 2010Research Contributor and Consultant at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Scottsdale, AZ
2007 – 2010Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN
2007Co-Chief Fellow Texas Tech Pain Medicine
2005 – 2006Research Contributor at New York University Medical Center in New York, NY
2004 – 2005Research and Development Coordinator at Beth Israel Medical Center / Advanced Medical Technology Institute in New York, NY
2003 – 2004Research Associate and Research Coordinator for Medical Students at Beth Israel Medical Center / Advanced Medical Technology Institute in New York, NY
1999 – 2003Research Consultant at National Institute on Media and the Family in Minneapolis, MN
1999Research Contributor at University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, OK
1992 – 1994Leader for Medical Mission Trip to Honduras
1992 -1994Research Contributor at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC
1994Leader for Medical Mission Trip to Jamaica

Honors and Awards

2013 The Best of Arizona Businesses “Pain Management” by Ranking Arizona

2012 NASA Nationals Racing Champion, Breaking 20year old Track record at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

2011 Top Doctors Award by Phoenix Magazine voted by Arizona valley Physicians

2010 Top Doctors Award by Phoenix Magazine voted by Arizona valley Physicians

2006 Best Anesthesiology Resident Project by The use of Computer-Mediated Biofeedback in the Management of Acute Post-Operative Pain. New York University Anesthesiology Residency Program.

2005 #1 Most Downloaded Paper in Psychology by Science Direct – 1st, 2nd and 4th Quarter (The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent hostility, aggressive behaviors, and school performance).

2004 Best General Surgery Paper, Honorable Mention: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

1999 Research Contributor at University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in Oklahoma City, OK

1999 American Psychosomatic Society Scholars Award by: American Psychosomatic Society

1994-1998 Oral Roberts University Honor Society Summa Cum Laude

 

Research and Publications

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Miravite, M., Swing, E. L. (in press). What to expect from ICD-10. Pain Medicine News, 11.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Micklos, L., & Swing, E. L. (2013). Patient opioid disengagement. Pain Medicine News, 11(9).

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Wallmann, A., & Swing, E. L. (2013). Neuromodulation for post-amputation pain. Pain Medicine News, 11(8).

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Anderson, J. K., Kanner, J., & Swing, E. L. (2013). Psychological screening of patients for spinal cord stimulator treatment. Pain Medicine News, 11(6).

Carlon, J., Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Filani, J., Swing, E. L. (2013). Growing Your Pain Practice Through Effective Marketing. Pain Medicine News, 11(5).

McJunkin, T. L., Carlon, J., Lynch, P. J., Swing, E. L. (2013). The No. 1 Key to Business Development. Pain Medicine News, 11(4).

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Deer, T. R., Anderson, J. K., Desai, R. (2012). Regenerative Medicine In Pain Management. Pain Medicine News, 10(12).

Bailey, B., McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Swing, E. L. (2012). HIPAA: Issues of Health Information Privacy and Security. Pain Medicine News, 10(11).

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Anderson, J. K., Swing, E. L. (2012). Responsible Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain. Pain Medicine News, 10(10).

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Swing, E. L. (2012). Exceeding Patient Expectations. Pain Medicine News, 10(9).

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Gentile, D. A., & Tapscott, R. L. (2012). Is It Time To Change the Way We Report Pain? Pain Medicine News, 10(8).

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Donley, K. M., Tapscott, R. L. (2012). Hiring an Office Manager: A Checklist. Pain Medicine News, 10(6).

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Tapscott, R. L., Madan, T., & Campbell, S. (2012). Discovering Medicine for Your Pain Practice Through Clinical Research, Part 2. Pain Medicine News, 10(5).

 

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T.L., Tapscott, R. L., Madan, T., & Campbell, S. (2012) Discovering Medicine for Your Pain Practice Through Clinical Research, Part 1. Pain Medicine News, 10(4), 23-24.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Srejic, E. (2012). Complications of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: Open Technique, Percutaneous Technique, and Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation. In M. T. Ransom, J. E. Pope, & T. R. Deer (Eds.), Reducing risks and complications of interventional pain procedures, Vol 5 (pp. 11 – 18). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Inc.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Makas, C. (2012). Complications of Therapeutic Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures. In M. T. Ransom, J. E. Pope, & T. R. Deer (Eds.), Reducing risks and complications of interventional pain procedures, Vol 5 (pp. 41 – 54). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Inc.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., & Srejic, E. (2012). Complications of Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty. In M. T. Ransom, J. E. Pope, & T. R. Deer (Eds.), Reducing risks and complications of interventional pain procedures, Vol 5 (pp. 137 – 150). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Inc.

Carlon, J., McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Tapscott, R. L. (2012) Confronting the Brutal Facts: Patient and Employee Satisfaction. Pain Medicine News, 10(2), 30-31.

Hogan, P.W., McJunkin, T. L., & Lynch, P. J. (2012). Relationship Development Strategies for Your Pain Practice. Pain Medicine News, 10(1), 19-20.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Gondalia, S., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Guidelines to Determine ‘Incident To’ Billing. Pain Medicine News, 9(11),24-25 .

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., & Braunm, R. (2011). What can IT do for your Growing Pain Practice? Pain Medicine News, 9(10), 44-45.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Gondalia, S., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Roll the DICE: Streamline the Workflow in your Pain Practice. Pain Medicine News, 9(9), 46-47.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Okagbare, O., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Top Five Employment Issues for Pain Management Centers. Pain Medicine News, 9(8), 24-25.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Sebring, T., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Electronic Health Records: A Primer. Pain Medicine News, 9(7), 23-24.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Tapscott, R. L., & Donley, K. (2011). To Tweet or Not To Tweet: Is Social Media Right for Your Practice? Pain Medicine News, 9(6), 18-19.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Bailey, B., Tapscott, R. L., & Makas, C. (2011). Legal Implications in Pain Medicine: An Overview of the Federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. Pain Medicine News, 9(5), 21-22.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Eross, E., Gooch, S. and Maloney, J. (2011). Case Report: Successful Epiradicular Peripheral Nerve Stimulation of the C2 Dorsal Root Ganglion for Postherpetic Neuralgia. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 14(1), 58–61.

Gentile, D. A., Woodhouse, J., Lynch, P. J., Maier, J., & McJunkin, T. L. (2011). Reliability and Validity of the Global Pain Scale with Chronic Pain Sufferers. Pain Physician, 14(1), 61-70.

McJunkin, T. L., Berardoni, N., Lynch, P. J. & Amrani, J. (2010). An Innovative Case Report Detailing the Successful Treatment of Post-Thoracotomy Syndrome with Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 13(4), 311–314.

McJunkin, T. L., Wuollet, A. L., & Lynch, P. J. (2009). Case Report: Sacral Nerve Stimulation as a Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain. Pain Physician, 12(6), 991-995.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Berardoni, N. (2009). Neurostimulation for Pain. Pain Medicine News, 7(12), 9-14.

Lynch, P.J.,Rebecca, A., Currier, A. (2009, Under Review).Resolution of Pain via Stimulation of the Supraorbital, V3 and C2 Nerve root for Atypical facial pain.

Lynch, P.J., Berardoni, N.E. (2008). Special Edition Compendium of Clinical Reviews in Pain Management: Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, An Effective Intervention for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures. Pain Medicine News. (December)

Lynch, P.J., Berardoni, N.E. (2008). Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, An Effective Intervention for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures. Pain Medicine News.(August)

Rosser, J.C.; Lynch, P.J.; Cuddihy, L.; Gentile, D.A.; Klonsky, J., Merrell, R. ( 2007). The Impact of Video Games on Training Surgeons in the 21st Century. Archives of Surgery. 142: 181-186

Rosser J.C. Jr, Colsant B.J., Lynch P.J., Herman B, Klonsky J, Young SM. (2006) The use of a “hybrid” trainer in an established laparoscopic skills program. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 10(1):4-10.

Gentile D.A., Lynch P.J., Linder J.R., Walsh D.A. (2004). The effects of violent video game habits on adolescent hostility, aggressive behaviors, and school performance; Journal of Adolescence.

Gentile, D.A., Anderson, C. (2003). Chapter 7, Violent Video Games: The Newest Media Violence Hazard. In Media Violence and Children: A Complete Guide for Parents and Professionals. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Walsh, D.A, Gentile, D.A., Lynch, P.J. (2000) Interactive Media Violence and Children: Testimony submitted to the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, United States Senate—March 21, 2000. Minnesota Medicine, Volume 83.

Lynch, P. J. (1999). Hostility, Type A behavior, and stress hormones at rest and after playing violent video games in teenagers. Psychosomatic Medicine, 61, 113.

Lynch, P. J. (1994). Type A behavior, hostility, and cardiovascular function at rest and after playing video games in teenagers. Psychosomatic Medicine, 56, 152.

Dashefsky, S. (1994) Zoology: High School Science Fair Experiments. Ridgefield, CT: Mcgraw-Hill.

 

Research Manuscripts in preparation

Deer, T., Krames, E., Leong, M., Stanton-Hicks, M., Golovac, S., Kapural, L., Alo, K., Foreman, R., Caraway, D., Narouze, S., Van Buyten, J. P., Linderoth, B., Prager, J., Feler, C., Pope, J., Poree, L., Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Staats, P., Liem, L., & Williams, K. The Appropriate Use of Neurostimulation: New and Evolving Neurostimulation Therapies and Applicable Treatment of Disease States for Chronic Pain.

Deer, T., Thomson, S., Raso, L., Burton, A., DeAndres, J., North, R., Buvanendran, A., Liem, L., Pope, J., Kumar, K., Feler, C., Abejon, D., Eldabe, S., Kloth, D., Kim, P., Provenzano, D., Hayek, S., Staats, P., McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., Kapural, L., Caraway, D., & Alo, K. The Appropriate Use of Neurostimulation: Avoidance and Treatment of Complications of Neurostimulation Therapies for the Treatment of Chronic Pain. (2013).

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Neuromodulation as a Treatment for Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Case Review Series.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Case Report: Ultrasound-Guided Infraclavicular Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Type II of the Upper Extremity.

McJunkin, T. L., Lynch, P. J., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). The use of Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation as a Valid Treatment of Chronic Pain: A Case Review Series.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Rebecca, A., Currier, A., Maloney, J., & Tapscott, R. L., (2011). Case Report: A Combination of PNS and PNfS for Resolution of Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain.

Lynch, P. J., McJunkin, T. L., Barrett, S., Maloney, J., & Tapscott, R. L. (2011). Case Report: A Novel Surgical Approach to Peripheral Nerve Stimulation of the Deep and Superficial Peroneal Nerves for Peroneal Nerve Pain.

 

Current Research Projects

Investigator: A Prospective, Multicenter, Double Blind, Controlled Study Evaluating Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of a Single Injection of Adult Allogenic Mesenchymal Precursor Cells Combined with Hyaluron in Subjects with Chronic Discogenic Lumbar Back Pain (currently recruiting).

Investigator: A Randomized, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Tolerability and Safety of MRX-7EAT Etodolac- Lidocaine Topical Patch in the Treatment of Pain due to recent onset Supraspinatous Subacromial Tendonitis and/or Subdeltoid Bursitis of the Shoulder

Investigator: A Prospective, Multicenter, Double Blind, Controlled Study Evaluating Safety and Preliminary Efficacy of a Single Injection of Adult Allogenic Mesenchymal Precursor Cells Combined with Hyaluron in Subjects with Chronic Discogenic Lumbar Back Pain (currently recruiting).

Investigator: Qualitative Interviews with Patients Diagnosed with Radicular Pain (subject recruitment phase).

Investigator: Multi-Site Study: Partnership for Advancements in Neuromodulation (PAIN): A Prospective Clinical Outcomes Registry (data collection phase).

Investigator: Reliability and Validity of the Global Pain Scale Using a Clinical Population from a Large Inverventional Pain Practice (currently recruiting).

Investigator: Predictors of Successful Outcomes of Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Headaches (currently recruiting).

Investigator: Primary-Care Physicians Referral Patterns of Patients to Pain Specialists (currently recruiting).

 

Past Research Projects

Investigator: Multi-Site Prospective Study: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Efficacy of the SJM Eon-Mini (2006-2007).

Investigator: Phase III Drug Trial for CRPS Pain (2006-2007).

Investigator: Phase II Drug Trial for Lumbar Radiculopathy Pain (2006-2007)

Investigator: Phase I Intrathecal Drug Trial for Refractive Cancer Pain (2006-2007).


Professional Presentations

Lynch, P.J., McJunkin T.L., Barrett, S., Maloney, J.A., (March, 2011) A New Surgical

Approach to Peripheral Nerve Stimulation of the Deep and Superficial Peroneal Nerves for Peroneal Nerve Pain, Presented at the 2011 meeting of AAPM, National Harbor, MD.

Gentile, D. A., Woodhouse, J., Lynch, P. J., Maier, J. A., & McJunkin, T.L., (November,

2010) Reliability and validity of the Global Pain Scale with Chronic Pain Sufferers. Presented at the 2010 meeting of ASRA, Phoenix, AZ.

McJunkin, T.L., Wullott, A, Lynch, P.J. (December, 2010) Sacral Stimulation as a

Treatment Modality for Intractable Neuropathic Testicular Pain, Presented at North American Neuromodulation Society 2009, Las Vegas, NV.

McJunkin, T.L., Berardoni, N.E., Lynch, P.J., Amrani, J. (December, 2009). Treatment of

Post Thoracotomy Syndrome with Peripheral Subcutaneous Field Stimulation. Presented at the 2009 North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas, NV.

Lynch, P.J. (December, 2009) Multi-Site Prospective Study: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Efficacy of the St. Jude Medical Eon-Mini. Presented at North American Neuromodulation Society 2008, Las Vegas, NV

Lynch, P.J., Woodhouse, J., Park, J., Dubois, M., Lebovits, A., Gentile, D.A. (February, 2006). The use of Computer-Mediated Biofeedback in the Management of Acute Post-Operative Pain. The American Academy of Pain Medicine. San Diego, CA.

Lebovits, A.,Lynch, P.J., Woodhouse, J., Park, J., Dubois, M. (July, 2006) Acute Postoperative Pain: Is there a role for biofeedback? International Pain Congress. Torino, Italy.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J.; Ryan, M; Herman, B. (January, 2005) Cognitive Skill Acquisition as a Marker of Success in Laparoscopic Surgery. The 14th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference. Newport Beach CA.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J.; A; Herman, B. (January, 2005). The Use of Handheld Ultrasound in Pre-participation Athletic Screening. The 14th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference. Newport Beach CA.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J.; Colsant, B. (January, 2005) The Use of CD-ROM Tutorials for Patient Consent. The 14th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference. Newport Beach CA.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J.; Haskamp, L; Gentile, DA;. (January, 2005) The Effect of Warming Up with Video Games on Performance in Laparoscopic Surgery. The14th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference. Newport Beach CA.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J; Haskamp, L; Gentile, DA; Yalif, A; Herman, B. (January, 2004) Video Games and Laparoscopic Surgery. 13th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference. Newport Beach CA.

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Colsant, B.; Lynch, P.J; Herman, B. (April, 2004) Hybrid Trainers: The future of laparoscopic surgery? The Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting. Houston, TX

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Ryan, M; Herman, B; Lynch, P.J. (September, 2004). The Validation of the Internal Guidance Capability of the Gabriel-Rosser Inanimate Proctor for Acquisition of Laparoscopic Surgical Skills. The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons annual meeting, New York, NY

Rosser, J.C. Jr.; Lynch, P.J.; Haskamp, L; Gentile, DA; Yalif, A; Herman, B. (September, 2004). The Effects of Video Game Play on Time and Errors During Laparoscopic Skill Development. The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons annual meeting, New York, NY

Lynch, P.J., Gentile, D.A., Walsh, D.A. (April, 2011). The effects of violent video games on adolescent aggressive attitudes and behavior. Annual Meeting of the International Child Development Society, Minneapolis, MN.

Lynch, P.J.(March, 1999). Hostility, Type A behavior and stress hormones at rest and after playing violent video games in teenagers. Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Vancouver, BC.

Lynch, P.J. (April, 1994). Type A behavior, hostility, and cardiovascular function at rest and after playing video games in teenagers. Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Boston, MA.

Outreach

Print Media

  • Vital Evidence. The Washington Post, February, 21, 2006
  • Pre-Op Warm-up: A Few Video Games. The New York Times, February 26, 2004.
  • Surgeons who play video games err less. The Chicago Tribune, April 2004.
  • Surgeons who play video games err less. The Los Angeles Times, April 2004.
  • Video Games Sharpen’s surgeon’s skills. The Chicago Sun Times, April 2004.
  • Video Game Skills. The Miami Herald, April 2004.
  • Study finds connection between video game skill, surgical ability. Dallas Morning News, April 2004.
  • Do video games encourage Violence? Family Circle, January, 2004.
  • Video game violence. The Chicago Tribune, January, 2004.
  • OU Researcher links aggression, violent games. The Daily Oklahoman, April, 2001.
  • Coming To Blows: Violent Video Games cause Violence. The Daily Oklahoman, April, 2001.
  • Research identifies violence. The Daily Oklahoman, March, 2001.
  • Video Game industry earns guarded praise: Senators not so pleased with retailers. The Washington Times, January, 2001.
  • Video game industry comes under fire. The Wall Street Journal, November, 1999.
  • Violent video games within kids reach: Two Senators criticize some ratings, access. USA Today, November, 1999.
  • Video games and your child’s health, The Norman Gazette, April, 1999.
  • Video Game Warning. Family Circle Magazine, September, 1999.
  • Teen Studies effects of violent video game. The Louisville Courier Journal, 1993.

 

Television

Research featured on various news programs including:

  • The OZ Show
  • The Today Show
  • CNN
  • CNBC
  • Fox Report
  • The Jane Pauley Show
  • CNN Headline news
  • CSPAN
  • G4 Tech TV
  • Gamer TV, Australia
  • GLOBO Internationale, Brazil

 

Radio

  • National Public Radio (NPR)

Teaching Experience

Courses taught for Stryker Interventional Spine

08/24/2013 RF and VCF Lab and Lecture in Burr Ridge, IL

07/17-19/2013 ISIS Convention in New York City, NY

06/28/2013 VCF Lab and Lecture in Boise, ID 05/18/2013

RF and VCF Lab and Lecture in Memphis, TN 05/04/2013

Radiofrequency Lab and Practice Management Lecture in Irvine, CA

04/27/2013 RF and VCF Lab and Lecture in Dallas, TX

03/20/2013 Radiofrequency Ablation and Practice Management in Las Vegas, NV

03/09/2013 Percutaneous Discectomy and Vertebral Augmentation in Las Vegas, NV

12/01/2012 VCF Lab and Lecture in Dallas, TX

10/06/2012 Radiofrequency Ablation in Flower Mound,TX

07/28/2012 VCF Lab in Scottsdale, AZ

07/11/2012 iVAS with HV cement in Encino, CA

06/23/2012 Radiofrequency Ablation and Practice Management in Mahwah, NJ

05/19/2012 Radiofrequency Ablation in Kansas City, MO

04/29/2012 Practice Management in Las Vegas, NV

04/14/2012 Vertebral Augmentation in Atlanta, GA

03/16/2012 VCF Lab and Lecture in Denver, CO

03/03/2012 Radiofrequency Ablation in Phoenix, AZ

02/25/2012 Radiofrequency Ablation in Omaha, NB

01/28/2012 Vertebral Augmentaion in Burr Ridge, IL

11/19/2011 VCF Lab and Lecture in Plano, Texas

08/13/2011 Vertebral Augmentation and Percutaneous Disectomy/Discography in Philadelphia, PA

03/11/2011 Practice Management and Radio Frequency class in Burr Ridge, IL

02/25/2011 Vertebroplasty/Vertebral Balloon Augmentation in Mahwah, NJ

02/05/2011 Vertebral Augmentation in Irvine, CA

12/10/2010 Vertebral Augmentation in San Diego, CA

10/09/2010 Radiofrequency Ablation in Burr Ridge, IL

07/10/2010 Radiofrequency Ablation and Vertebral Augmentation in Baltimore, MD

06/26/2010 Regional Lab Radiofrequency Ablation and Vertebral Augmentation in Los Angeles, CA

04/23/2010 Vertebral Augmentation Sales Representative Training in San Diego, CA

03/06/2010 Percutaneous Disc Decompression in Las Vegas, NV

02/06/2010 Regional Lab Vertebroplasty/ Percutaneous Disc Decompression in Phoenix, AZ

09/19/2009 Percutaneous Disc Decompression in Burr Ridge, IL

08/15/2009 Vertebroplasty in Dallas, TX

07/18/2009 Radiofrequency Ablation in Burr Ridge, IL

06/06/2009 Percutaneous Disc Decompression in New Jersey

03/21/2009 Percutaneous Disc Decompression in Phoenix, AZ

03/07/2009 Regional VCF/DEK Cadaver Lab Philadelphia, PA

02/20/2009 National VCF Cadaver Lab in Phoenix, AZ

10/04/2008 National VCF Cadaver Lab in Phoenix, AZ

06/28/2008 National VCF/RF Cadaver Lab in Burr Ridge, IL

05/17/2008 Regional VCF Cadaver Course in Denver, CO

04/19/2008 Regional DEK/VCF Lab in Las Vegas, NV

04/12/2008 National VCF/RF Cadaver Course in Dallas, TX

02/09/2008 Regional DEK/VP Course in Scottsdale, AZ

01/19/2008 Regional VCF/RF Workshop in Philadelphia, PA

 

Courses taught for St. Jude Medical

09/28/2013  St. Jude Fellows Course in Dallas, TX

7/17-19/2013 ISIS Convention in New York City, NY

03/23/2013 St. Jude Future Leaders in Neuromodulation in Austin, TX

02/07-08/2013 St. Jude National Sales Meeting in Dallas, TX

12/08/2012 NANS Convention in Las Vegas, NV

09/15-16/2012 St. Jude Fellows Course in San Francisco, CA

10/08/2011 St. Jude Fellows Course in Plano, TX

09/18/2011 St. Jude Fellows Course in San Francisco, CA

02/27/2011 St. Jude Fellows Course in Doral, FL

09/25/2010 St. Jude Fellows Course in Denver, CO

08/28/2010 St. Jude Fellows Course in Baltimore, MD

02/27/2010 St. Jude Fellows Course in New Orleans, LA

09/26/2009 St. Jude Fellows Course in Chicago, IL

 

Additional courses taught

07/11-14/2013 WVSIPP Pain Symposium in Palm Beach Florida

05/2009 Podiatric Surgery and Anesthesia at MidWestern University

05/2008 Grand Rounds Lecture on Opioid Use, Misuse and Abuse at Mayo Clinic Hospital

06/2007 Grand Rounds Lecture on Opioid Use, Misuse and Abuse at Texas Tech University

1995 – 2001 Taught courses at Kaplan including MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE, ACT, SAT and PSAT

__________________________________________________
Volunteer Experience

2013 Co-Sponsored, Stop the Traffic 5K Event for sex trafficking victims.

2011   Relief support for Alabama tornado victims.

2010-2012 Sponsored and participated in Christmas Party for Immigrants and Children from Around the World.

2010   Support mission trip to South America.

2009 – Current Co-Founder, Arizona Pain Foundation. Non-profit Christian organization to help poor and underserved.

2008 – 2011 Sponsored Christmas Party for Burmese Immigrants.

2009 Arizona Pain Foundation Volunteer, Sunshine Acres Children’s Home Circus Event

2009 Arizona Pain Foundation Medical Mission Trip Volunteer to Nogales, AZ.

2009 Catholic Charity Refugee Fundraiser

1999 – 2000 Created outreach program designed to help high school

students with drug abuse problems to take the ACT in order

to attend college at the House of Light Drug Abuse Center

in Oklahoma City, OK

Professional Affiliations

2012 American Academy of Pain Management

2011- Current Arizona Medical Association

2010 – Current Arizona Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (AZIPP)

2008 – Current International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS)

2008 – Current Maricopa County Medical Society

2007 – Current American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA)

2007 – Current Affiliations: North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)

2007 – Current American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)

Education

Post Graduate Training

2006 – 2007 Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management:

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

  • Emphasis on interventional procedures including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, medial branch blocks radiofrequency ablation techniques, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, nucleoplasty, discography, neurolytic blocks for cancer pain and head and neck injections.

2003 – 2006 Anesthesiology: New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Significant experience in all aspects of anesthesiology including a comfort with cardiac, pediatric, regional, neuro, obstetric, transplant, trauma and ICU care.
  • Performed over 150 peripheral regional blocks, including Cervical Plexus, Interscalene, Supraclavicular, Infraclavicular, Axillary, Femoral, Popliteal, Sciatic, Ankle, and Intercostal with a significant emphasis on ultrasound use.

2002 – 2003 Surgical Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

  • Performed 200 surgical cases as a primary surgeon or first assist

 

Medical Doctorate

1998-2002 University of Oklahoma College of Medicine: Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK.

 

Bachelor of Science

1994-1998 Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK. Summa Cum Laude.

 

Certifications

2007 – 2018 Subspecialty Board Certification: Pain Medicine. #40966

2007 Pain Medicine, ABA Written Exam: pass first attempt.

2007 – 2017 Board Certification and Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology #40966.

2007 Anesthesiology Oral Board Examination: pass first attempt.

2006 Anesthesiology Written Board Examination: pass first attempt.

2006 – Current Arizona State Medical License #36803.

2000 – 2005 USMLE Steps 1-3: pass first attempt.

2001 – Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

1992 – 2001 Basic Cardiac Life Support.

1997 – 1998 Emergency Medical Technician training and certification.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson