Tim J. Lamer, M.D.

  • 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
  1. 1987
    Trainee - Pain ManagementDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. 1986
    Resident - Anesthesiology: Alan D. Sessler, MD, ChairmanDepartment of Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1983
    MDUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  4. 1979
    BSUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison


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

Professional Highlights

  1. Editor, Neuromodulation Section, Pain Medicine 2013-Current
  2. Board of Directors, American Academy of Pain Medicine 2012-current
  3. Chair, Scientific Review and Guidelines Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine 2010-current
  4. Evidence Based Guideline Committee member, North American Spine Society, 2009-current


Research Activities

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