William D. Mauck, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist
  2. Chair, Pain Medicine, Minnesota

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



W. David Mauck, M.D., completed his Anesthesiology residency in 2002 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. In 2002, he was awarded the Mayo Foundation Scholar and completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Following the fellowship, he was hired at Mayo Clinic in Rochester as an Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine consultant. In 2007, he left the practice of anesthesiology and focuses his full attention on the practice Pain Medicine. He holds the position of Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and is the Chairman of the Pain Medicine Division. He staffs both the Spine Center and Pain Medicine Clinic where he collaborates with PMR, Oncology, Palliative Medicine, Neurology and surgical colleagues. Dr. Mauck has an interest in expanding the role and therapies offered by Pain Medicine, particularly those involving neuromodulation. He continues to actively lecture and publish on Pain Medicine treatment and therapies. He has an interest in cancer, spine and neuropathic pain with an emphasis on treating such conditions with advanced modalities including fluoroscopically and ultrasound guided procedures, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation and intrathecal drug delivery systems.

  1. Pain
  1. Pain management
  • Pain medicine
  1. 2003
    FellowPain Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2002
    ResidentDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  3. 1996
    InternshipWilford Hall Medical Center, United States Air Force
  4. 1995
    MDUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  5. 1990
    BS - AgricultureUniversity of Missouri, Columbia


  1. 2004
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 2004
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    $10,000 from the North’s for Pain Fellowship – Well Being Pilot Project.Department of Development
  2. 2018
    Mr. Lou Gerstner gift of $1.5 Million for the pain register Department of Development
  3. 1999
    Air Force Commendation MedalDepartment of the Air Force


Research activities

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