Natalie H. Strand, M.D.

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Dr. Natalie H. Strand is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine. She serves as the Director of Pain Research and the Director of Neuromodulation for Mayo Clinic Arizona.

Dr. Strand believes in the Mayo Clinic value that the needs of the patient comes first. She strives to provide cutting edge medical care that is supported by research.

She is nationally recognized and holds leadership positions with three different pain societies. This allows her to take advantage of a large network of experts. She teaches several times a year at national conferences, and is active in training the Mayo Clinic Pain Medicine Fellows.

She is passionate about helping to improve the quality of life for her patients living with chronic pain.

  1. Arthritis
  2. Back pain
  3. Central sensitization
  4. Chronic pain
  5. Chronic pain syndrome
  6. Complex regional pain syndrome
  7. Muscle spasms
  8. Neck pain
  9. Nerve irritation
  10. Neurogenic claudication
  11. Osteoarthritis
  12. Pain NOS
  13. Peripheral nerve injury
  14. Peripheral neuropathy
  15. Piriformis syndrome
  16. Radiculopathy
  17. Sciatica
  18. Spondyloarthritis
  1. Ablation
  2. Epidural
  3. Epidural blood patch
  4. Epidural steroid injection
  5. Nerve block
  6. Peripheral nerve block
  7. Peripheral nerve stimulation
  8. Radiofrequency ablation
  9. Spinal cord stimulator insertion
  10. Trigger point injection
  • Neuromodulation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Diversity and inclusion in pain medicine
  1. 2010
    Fellow - Pain MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2009
    Resident - AnesthesiologyUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  3. 2006
    Internship - Transitional YearMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2005
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2001
    BS - Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology Minors: Chemistry/Math/PhysicsHonors College, University of Arizona, Tucson

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 2011
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Top DoctorsPhoenix Magazine
  2. 2020
    1st Annual Lisa Stearns Legacy Diversity AwardAmerican Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  3. 2013
    Advocacy Ambassador of the YearJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
  4. 2012
    Woman of the YearDiabetes Sisters
  5. 2011
    Honorary Resolution #1760California State Assembly
  6. 2010
    Amazing Race WinnerCBS Amazing Race
  7. 2001
    Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of Arizona
  8. 2001
    Phi Beta KappaUniversity of Arizona
  9. 2001
    Merit ScholarshipMayo Clinic
  10. 1997
    Full Tuition Academic ScholarshipUniversity of Arizona

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Vice ChairSocial Media Committee, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberDiversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, Personnel Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  3. 2021 - present
    MemberSocial Media Subcommittee, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  4. 2020 - 2022
    Faculty At-LargeAdmissions Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 2020 - present
    ChairMedia Relations, IGNITE, American Medical Women's Association
  6. 2020 - present
    Board of DirectorsPacific Spine and Pain Society (PSPS)
  7. 2020 - present
    Executive Board MemberIGNITE, American Medical Women's Association
  8. 2019
    MemberDiversity Panel, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberExecutive Board, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  10. 2019 - present
    MemberDiversity and Inclusion Committee, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  11. 2019 - 2021
    MemberPublic Relations Subcommittee, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  12. 2019 - 2021
    MemberConference Planning Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  13. 2019 - present
    MemberPain Medicine Panel, Ask Mayo Expert
  14. 2019 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  15. 2015 - 2016
    Clinical AdvisorQuell Pain Management
  16. 2015 - 2016
    Marketing StrategistQuell Pain Management
  17. 2015 - 2016
    SpokespersonQuell Pain Management
  18. 2014 - 2015
    Medical DirectorFreedom Pain Hospital
  19. 2014 - 2015
    Vice PresidentIntegrative Medical Services, Freedom Pain Hospital
  20. 2014 - 2015
    DirectorPublic Relations, Freedom Pain Hospital
  21. 2013 - 2014
    DirectorKetamine Infusion Services, University of Southern California
  22. 2011 - 2014
    Public Relations SpokespersonColgate-Palmolive Company
  23. 2011 - 2014
    Business AdvisorContract Negotiation and Review, University of Southern California
  24. 2011 - 2012
    Patient ChampiondLife
  25. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  26. 2008 - 2009
    Resident DirectorCalifornia Society of Anesthesiologists
  27. 2008 - 2009
    Delegate for UCLACalifornia Society of Anesthesiologists
  28. 2008 - 2009
    MemberReference Committee, California Society of Anesthesiologists
  29. 2007 - 2008
    Alternate DelegateCalifornia Society of Anesthesiologists
  30. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  31. 2005 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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