Education

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1984)
Internship
Texas Tech University (1985), Rotating
Residency
Texas Tech University (1987), Anesthesiology
Residency
Stanford University (1988), Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Fellowship
Stanford University (1988), Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship
Texas Tech University (1989), Pain Management

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Back Pain (Low Back Pain)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Epidural Injection
  • Facet Block (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Injection (Viscosupplementation)
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Pain Injections
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation/Stimulators (SCS)
  • Spine Pain

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America
    2011-2012 (2011)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    (2011)
  • Distinguished Alumnus
    Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2006)
  • Chief Resident
    During last year of residency training, served as Chief (1987)
  • Robert D. Dripps Award
    (1987)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Pain Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Pain Society (Founding Member)
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists