1. Minnesota


  1. Anesthesiology
  2. Pain Medicine


  1. University of Wisconsin Marathon County
  2. BS University of Wisconsin, Madison
  3. MD University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  4. Resident - Anesthesiology: Alan D. Sessler, MD, Chairman Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Trainee - Pain Management Department of Anesthesiology


  1. American Board of Pain Medicine
  2. American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management
  3. American Board of Anesthesiology

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Professional Highlights

  • Editor, Neuromodulation Section, Pain Medicine 2013-Current
  • Chair, Scientific Review and Guidelines Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine 2010-current
  • Evidence Based Guideline Committee member, North American Spine Society, 2009-current


  • Diagnosis and treatment of spine disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic painful disorders
  • Neurostimulation to treat chronic painful disorders
  • Novel uses for neurostimulation
  • Intrathecal therapies for pain and spasticity
  • Treatment of cancer pain
  • Evidence based spine care
  • Safe use of radiofrequency neurotomy to treat spine pain
  • Minimally invasive percutaneous lumbar decompression to treat spinal stenosis


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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