Our medical advisory board members, made up of renowned physicians in the spinal neuromodulation field, provide us with guidance and insight as we continue to find new ways to advance quality and improve lives.
Peter founded the Division of Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in 1994 and spent more than a decade there as director and division chief. Currently the Chief Medical Officer of National Spine and Pain Centers, he is the editor or coauthor of 11 pain medicine textbooks and the author of more than 400 articles, book chapters and abstracts. He has held leadership positions with the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the World Institute of Pain, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) and the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). Both ASIPP and NANS have recognized him with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Peter holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Michigan and was a resident and fellow at Johns Hopkins University, where he also earned a Master of Business Administration.
For the past 35 years, Stuart has been a dedicated pain management clinician, researcher and teacher. He is currently the Director of Oregon Interventional Pain Consultants, where he treats complex pain and spasticity patients. Board certified in both anesthesiology and pain management, he lecturers regionally and nationally on treating both cancer and non-cancer pain.
Stuart received his Doctor of Medicine and PhD degrees from Oregon Health & Science University and completed his residency at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
The founder and owner of Nevada Advanced Pain Specialists, Denis uses non-surgical approaches, including spinal injections and neuromodulation, to treat neurological disorders and musculoskeletal issues. In 2013, he led Northern Nevada Medical Center’s pain management program to become the first to achieve The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval in Back Pain.
Board certified in both pain medicine as well as physical medicine and rehabilitation, Denis earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a residency at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine as well as a fellowship at Emory University.
Amitabh is the Director of Chronic Pain at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, specializing in interventional cancer pain management. He also directs the pain management fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine and lectures frequently on ultrasound-guided pain procedures, interventional procedures in cancer pain management and neuromodulation techniques for oncologic pain. He holds leadership or teaching positions at multiple pain management societies, including serving as president of the World Academy of Pain Medicine United.
Amitabh received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency at Emory University School of Medicine and a fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine.
The Director of Chronic Pain Management at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Anjum has more than 15 years of pain management experience. He is the Director at Large of the Kentucky Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and is currently researching the benefits of implanted pain pumps.
Anjum earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from St. George’s University in Grenada. A board-certified anesthesiologist, he completed his anesthesia and pain medicine training at the University of Kentucky and is currently in private practice.
Sanjeet is a cancer pain management leader at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, directing clinics at two locations, and he teaches anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School. President-elect of the Cancer Pain Research Consortium, he has developed new techniques for pain management in cancer patients, including the implantation of pain pumps in alternative sites.
Sanjeet earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in India. He completed residencies at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, and was a resident and fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is board certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine and hospice and palliative medicine.