Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Back pain
  2. Chronic pain
  3. Pain
  1. Hospice care
  2. Pain management
  3. Palliative care
  • Comprehensive pain management
  • Cancer pain management
  • Palliative medicine
  • Hospice medicine
  • Clinical ethics
  • Management of spine pain
  • Acute and chronic pain management
  • Interventional pain management
  • Neuromodulation
  • Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Intrathecal drug delivery system implantation and management
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  1. 2015
    FellowPalliative Medicine Fellowship Program, Mayo School of Graduated Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  2. 2011
    FellowPain Medicine Fellowship Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2010
    ResidentAnesthesiology Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2006
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 1998
    BS - BS in Physician Assistant StudiesUniversity of Wisconsin
  6. 1996
    BS - BS in cell and Molecular biology and minor in biochemistryWinona State University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 2011
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Anesthesiology Resident to Consultant Excellence in Teaching AwardMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  2. 2012
    Commitment to Education AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  3. 2009
    Educational Scholarship, Resident Section Committee Member-At-LargeAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAnesthesia Clinical Practice Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  2. 2016 - present
    ChairOpioid Work Group, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberPCA Crisis Work Group
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberNorth American Neuromodulation Society, Website Committee
  5. 2015
    Vice ChairNorth American Neuromodulation Society, Women in Neuromodulation Section, Education
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Ethics Consult Service
  7. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Midwest Specialty Ethics Committ
  8. 2015 - present
    DirectorMCR Associate Hospice Medical Director
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberPalliative Medicine Education Committee
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberCancer Pain Research Consortium
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  12. 2014
    ParticipantAmerican Board of Anesthesiology, ABA Standard Setting for BASIC Exam
  13. 2014
    Vice ChairExercise Booth Committee, North American Spine Society
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberRochester Ethics Committee
  15. 2014 - present
    SecretaryWomen in Neuromodulation(WIN) Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society
  16. 2013 - present
    DirectorInpatient Pain Medicine Services, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  17. 2013 - present
    RepresentativeInpatient Pain Service, Multidisciplinary Pain Workgroup, Division of Pain Medicine
  18. 2013 - present
    RepresentativeAnesthesiology/Pain Management, Spine Manage to Reimbursement (MTR) Project, Spine Clinic
  19. 2013 - present
    Member2013-2014 Ethics Council, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  20. 2012 - 2014
    MemberExercise Committee, North American Spine Society
  21. 2012 - 2013
    MemberAbstract Review Subcommittee on Chronic Pain and Cancer Pain, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  22. 2012 - present
    DirectorNP/PA Program, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  23. 2012 - present
    MemberNorth American Neuromodulation Society
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, NASS Summer Spine Meeting 2013, North American Spine Society
  25. 2012 - present
    MemberAbstract Review Committee, NASS 28th Annual Meeting Section-Injections and Interventions, North American Spine Society
  26. 2011 - 2015
    MemberSelection Committee for Pain Medicine Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  27. 2011 - 2015
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  28. 2011 - present
    MemberDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  29. 2011 - present
    MemberDivision of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine
  31. 2009 - present
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of Pain
  32. 2009 - present
    MemberSociety for Education in Anesthesia
  33. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  34. 2006 - present
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  35. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  36. 2005 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  37. 2004 - present
    MemberWomen in Neuromodulation(WIN) Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society
  38. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  39. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  40. 2002 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  41.  
    ExaminerResident Oral Exam Simulation, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
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