Physician Perspectives

Board-certified interventional pain specialists offer their perspective on treating chronic pain and spinal cord stimulation as a treatment option. View the NANS YouTube channel for all videos.

ashwini sharan

Ashwini Sharan, M.D.

Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Neurology at Jefferson Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Dr. Sharan on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Sharan on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
brian kopell

Brian Kopell, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery and the Director for the Center for Neuromodulation at Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

  • Dr. Kopell on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Kopell on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
corey hunter

Corey Hunter, M.D.

Executive Director of the Ainsworth Institute of Pain Management and Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

  • Dr. Hunter on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Hunter on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
dave provenzano

Dave Provenzano, M.D.

President of Pain Diagnostics Interventional Care, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Dr. Provenzano on the difference between regular pain and chronic pain
  • Dr. Provenzano on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
jason pope

Jason Pope, M.D., DABPM, FIPP

President of Pain Diagnostics Evolve Restorative Center, Santa Rosa, CA

  • Dr. Pope on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Pope on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
joshua prager

Joshua Prager, M.D.

Director of the Center for Rehabilitation of Pain Syndromes at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • Dr. Prager on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Prager on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
lawrence poree

Lawrence Poree, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Pain Medicine at University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

  • Dr. Poree on methods to manage chronic pain
  • Dr. Poree on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
leo kapural

Leo Kapural, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology at Wake Forest University Medical School and Pain Physician at Carolinas Pain Institute and Center for Clinical Research, Winston Salem, N.C.

  • Dr. Kapural on seeing his patients manage their pain after spinal cord stimulation
  • Dr. Kapural on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
peter konrad

Peter Konrad, M.D.

Neurosurgeon at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • Dr. Konrad on treating chronic pain
  • Dr. Konrad explains how spinal cord stimulation (SCS) works as a treatment for chronic pain

salim hayek

Salim Hayek, M.D.

Professor of Neurosurgery and the Director for the Center for Neuromodulation at Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY

  • Dr. Hayek on the differences between regular pain versus chronic pain
  • Dr. Hayek on spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
steven falowski

Steven Falowski, M.D.

Functional Neurosurgeon at St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA

  • Dr. Falowski on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Falowski on when to consider spinal cord stimulation (SCS) as a treatment option for chronic pain
todd sitzman

Todd Sitzman, M.D.

Medical Director of Advanced Pain Therapy, Hattiesburg, MS

  • Dr. Sitzman on the impact of chronic pain
  • Dr. Sitzman on how spinal cord stimulation (SCS) works as a treatment option for chronic pain

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