Aaron Kenneth Calodney, MD, DABA, FASA, FIPP, ABIPP


Board Certified in Anesthesiology

Board Certified in Pain Management

Fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain Management


Aaron Kenneth Calodney, MD is Past President of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), he previously served on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). He is Past President of the Texas Pain Society. Dr. Calodney serves on the advisory Board for the World Institute of Pain (WIP). He has served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of Education for the International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) where he is a Master Instructor. Dr. Calodney is a lecturer and examiner for the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP), and the Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) certifying examinations. Dr. Calodney is board certified in Anesthesiology and carries subspecialty certification in Pain Management through the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP).

Dr. Calodney has a degree in Music from Indiana University, completing his pre-medical education at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed a family medicine internship at St Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, New York. His residency in anesthesiology and subsequent interventional pain management fellowship was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at the Denver Children’s Hospital. After spending several years as a faculty member in the Department of Anesthesiology at the UT medical school in Houston, Dr. Calodney moved to East Texas where he has practiced since 1991.

With particular interest in Spine and special interests including Neuromodulation and Intrathecal Drug Delivery, Biological treatment of the painful degenerative disc, Peripheral nerve injury, and Radiofrequency ablation, Dr. Calodney has presented and published many articles and textbook chapters. He is actively involved in clinical research and has delivered over 250 invited lectures in the US and abroad.

Dr. Calodney is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, International Spine Intervention Society, International Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Neuromodulation Society, Texas Pain Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Society of Anesthesiology, and the Smith County Medical Society.

Dr. Calodney has hospital privileges at Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, Trinity Mother Frances Health System and East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.

He is an author of the first Evidenced Based Treatment Guidelines in Interventional Pain and Evidenced Based Guidelines for the Use of Opioids published in the Pain Physician journal and on the National Guideline Clearinghouse.

  • Past President – American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
  • Board of Directors – Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
  • Chairman of Education Committee – Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
  • Fellow Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP)
  • Diplomate – American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP)
  • Past President – Texas Pain Society (2006-2008)

PRESENT TITLE:

  • Physician
    Director of Clinical Research
    Precision Spine Care
    Tyler, Texas
  • Past President (2006-2008)
    Texas Pain Society
  • Past President- ASIPP (2016-2017)
    American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Board of Directors- SIS - Spine Intervention Society
    Education Committee

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • Staff Physician
    Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
    Tyler, Texas
  • Staff Physician
    Trinity Mother Frances Health System
    Tyler, Texas
  • Staff Physician
    East Texas Medical Center
    Tyler, Texas

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

  • Indiana University
    Bloomington, Indiana
  • Washington University
    St. Louis, Missouri
    B.S. – Music/Biology
    1980

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

  • University of Missouri
    School of Medicine
    Columbia, Missouri
    M.D.
    1984

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

  • Internship-Family Medicine:
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center
    Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital
    Syracuse, New York
    1984 – 1985
  • Residency – Anesthesiology:
  • University of Texas at Houston
    Hermann Hospital
  • Texas Heart Institute
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
    M.D. Anderson Tumor Institute
    Houston, Texas
    1985 – 1987
  • Fellowship – Pain Management/Regional Anesthesia:
  • University of Texas, Houston
    P. Prithvi Raj, M.D., Chief of Service
    1987 – 1988
  • Fellowship-Pediatric Anesthesia:
  • Denver Children’s Hospital
    C. Lockhart, M.D., Chief of Service
    1988

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

  • Clinical Instructor
    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Texas Medical School
    Houston, Texas 77030
    1988 – 1989
  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Texas Medical School
    Houston, Texas 77030
    1989-1991
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Texas Medical School
    Houston, Texas 77030
    1991 – 1994
  • Consultant, Pain Management
    Department of NeuroOncology
    M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    1989-1992
  • Staff Anesthesiologist
    Neonatal/Pediatric Anesthesia Group
    Hermann Hospital
    Houston, Texas
    1988-1991
  • Staff Physician
    Coordinator, Acute Pain Service
    University Center for Pain Medicine
    1988 – 1991
  • Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Louisiana State University
    Shreveport, LA 71130
    2018 – Present

EXAMS:

  • National Boards I, II, III
    SPEX {formerly FLEX}

CERTIFICATION:

  • Diplomate
    American Board of Anesthesiology # 17074 - 1989
  • Certification of Special Qualifications in Pain Management
    American Board of Anesthesiology - 1993
  • Lifetime Certification
    American Academy of Pain Medicine - 1991
  • Diplomate
    American Board of Pain Medicine #828, 1993
  • Fellow of the Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) - 2005
  • American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians Competency Certification in Controlled Substance Management – 2005
  • American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians Competency Certification in Coding, Compliance and Practice Management – 2005
  • Diplomate
    American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians - 2006
  • Examiner-World Institute of Pain, Fellow of the Interventional Pain
    Physician Exam -2006 to present
  • “Protecting Human Research Participants” awarded by the National Institute of Health, Office of Extramural Research, April 2009.

CERTIFICATION:

  • NATIONAL:
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • American Pain Society
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • American Medical Association
  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • International Neuromodulation Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • REGIONAL:
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiology
  • Texas Pain Society, Board of Directors, Past President, Founding Member
  • Smith County Medical Society

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • Instructor of the Year Award, International Spine Intervention Society 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, July 28-August 1, 2015, Las Vegas, NV
  • Clinical Excellence Award, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP) Annual Meeting, June 1, 2018, Miami Beach, FL
  • Visionary Award, Texas Pain Society’s 10th Annual Scientific Meeting, , November 2–4, 2018 Cedar Creek, TX
  • Outstanding Pain Physician 2018, New York & New Jersey Societies of Interventional Pain Physicians Pain Medicine Symposium 2018, November 8-11, 2018 , Jersey City, NJ

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Raj P., Calodney A., Cannella J., Janisse T: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy in Skeletal Trauma, ed. Bruce Browner. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. 1991
  • Calodney A., Raj P., Rehabilitation of the Spine Science and Practice: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, ed. James Ryan. Mosby, St. Louis, MO. 1993.
  • Calodney A., Schwarzbach J., Lorren JT, ed. P. Prithvi Raj, Current Review of Pain, Characteristics, Pathogenesis, and Management of Myofascial Pain Syndrome, 1994.
  • Raj P., Calodney A., Janisse T: Perioperative Pain Management in Skeletal Trauma, ed. Bruce Browner. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. 1991 as well as Second Edition was released 1997.
  • Calodney A., Cannella J., Raj P.: Regional Anesthesia for the Traumatized Patient in Skeletal Trauma, ed. Bruce Browner. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. 1991 as well as Second Edition was released 1997.
  • Raj P., Calodney A., Janisse T: Perioperative Pain Management in Skeletal Trauma, ed. Bruce Browner. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. Second Edition 1997.
  • Calodney A., Cannella J., Raj P.: Regional Anesthesia for the Traumatized Patient in Skeletal Trauma, ed. Bruce Browner. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. Second Edition 1997
  • Manchikanti L, Staats PS, Singh V, Schultz DM, Vilims BD, Jasper JF, Kloth DS, Trescot AM, Hansen HC, Falasca TD, Racz GB, Deer TR, Burton AW, Helm S, Lou L, Bakhit CE, Dunbar EE, Atluri SL, Calodney AK, Hassenbusch SJ, Feler CA. Evidence-based practice guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal pain. Pain Physician. 2003 Jan;6(1):3-81.
  • Pauza K, Shapiro M, Calodney A, Bae S, Singh KP. Treating radiculopathy with an indwelling epidural catheter and infusion pump. Pain Physician. 2005 Jul;8(3):271-6.
  • Trescot AM, Boswell MV, Atluri SL, Hansen HC, Deer TR, Abdi S, Jasper JF, Singh V, Jordan AE, Johnson BW, Cicala RS, Dunbar EE, Helm S 2nd, Varley KG, Suchdev PK, Swicegood JR, Calodney AK, Ogoke BA, Minore WS, Manchikanti L. Opioid guidelines in the management of chronic non-cancer pain. Pain Physician. 2006 Jan;9(1):1-39. Review.
  • North R, Shipley J, Prager J, Barolat G, Barulich M, Bedder M, Calodney A, Daniels A, Deer T, DeLeon O, Drees S, Fautdch M, Fehrenbach W, Hernandez J, Kloth D, Krames ES, Lubenow T, North R, Osenbach R, Panchal SJ, Sitzman T, Staats P, Tremmel J, Wetzel T, American Academy of Pain Medicine. Practice parameters for the use of spinal cord stimulation in the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain. Pain Med. 2007 Dec;8 Suppl 4:S200-75.
  • Calodney A., Lumbar Facet Blocks, IN: Raj P. (ed)Interventional Pain Management Image-Guided Procedures, 2nd Ed., Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2008.
  • Calodney A., Griffith D., Discography, IN: Mathis (ed) Image Guided Spine Interventions, 2nd Ed., Springer, New York, 2010. pp. 107-146
  • Michael Heggeness, MD, PhD, Stephan Becker, MD, Alexander Hadjipavlou, MD, Guy Danielson, MD, Aaron Calodney, MD, Mark Belza, MD, Allen Carl, MD, Charles Gordon, MD: Ablation of the Basivertebral Nerve for the Treatment of Back Pain: A Pilot Clinical Study, ed. The Spine Journal, October 2011.
  • Kloth DS, Calodney AK, Derby R, Lagattuta FP, O'Neill C, Yurth E, Miller LE, Block JE. Improving the safety of transforaminal epidural steroid injections in the treatment of cervical radiculopathy. Pain Physician. 2011 May-Jun;14(3):285-93.
  • Calodney A., Buchalter J., Etiology and epidemiology of discogenic pain: how big is the problem? IN: Diagnosis, Treatment and Evaluation of Discogenic Pain 1st Ed., Elsevier, (in press)
  • Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Carl C Balog, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Keith R Brown, PharmD, Brian M. Bruel, MD, David A. Bryce, MD, Patricia A Burks, LPT, Allen W. Burton, MD, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, David L. Caraway, MD, Kimberly A. Cash, RT, Paul J. Christo, MD, Kim S. Damron, RN, Sukdeb Datta, MD, Timothy R. Deer, MD, Sudhir Diwan, MD, Ike Eriator, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Bert Fellows, MA, Stephanie Geffert, MLIS, Christopher G. Gharibo, MD, Scott E. Glaser, MD, Jay S. Grider, DO, PhD, Haroon Hameed, MD, Mariam Hameed, MD, Hans Hansen, MD, Michael E. Harned, MD, Salim M. Hayek, MD, PhD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Joshua A. Hirsch, MD, Jeffrey W Janata, PhD, Alan D Kaye, MD, PhD, Adam M Kaye, PharmD, David S. Kloth, MD, Dhanalakshmi Koyyalagunta, MD, Marion Lee, MD, Yogesh Malla, MD, Kavita N. Manchikanti, MD, Carla D. McManus, RN, BSN, Vidyasagar Pampati, MSc, Allan T. Parr, MD, Ramarao Pasupuleti, MD, Vikram B. Patel, MD, Nalini Sehgal, MD, Sanford M. Silverman, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, Howard S. Smith, MD, Lee T Snook, MD, Daneshvari R. Solanki, MD, Deborah H Tracy, MD, Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD, and Bradley W. Wargo, DO: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines for Responsible Opioid Prescribing in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Part I – Evidence Assessment Guidelines, ed. Pain Physician, pp. S1-S66, July 2012.
  • Manchikanti L, Abdi S, Atluri S, Balog CC, Benyamin RM, Boswell MV, Brown KR, Bruel BM, Bryce DA, Burks PA, Burton AW, Calodney AK, Caraway DL, Cash KA, Christo PJ, Damron KS, Datta S, Deer TR, Diwan S, Eriator I, Falco FJ, Fellows B, Geffert S, Gharibo CG, Glaser SE, Grider JS, Hameed H, Hameed M, Hansen H, Harned ME, Hayek SM, Helm S 2nd, Hirsch JA, Janata JW, Kaye AD, Kaye AM, Kloth DS, Koyyalagunta D, Lee M, Malla Y, Manchikanti KN, McManus CD, Pampati V, Parr AT, Pasupuleti R, Patel VB, Sehgal N, Silverman SM, Singh V, Smith HS, Snook LT, Solanki DR, Tracy DH, Vallejo R, Wargo BW; American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) guidelines for responsible opioid prescribing in chronic non-cancer pain: Part 2--guidance. Pain Physician. 2012 Jul;15(3 Suppl):S67-116.
  • Raj PP, Hill CS Jr, Racz G, Heavner J, Grabois M, Neill L, Willis W Jr, Schade CM, Rashbaum R, Calodney A, Burton AW, Somerville J. The story of the Texas Pain Society: formation and function of a regional pain society. Pain Pract. 2012 Jan;12(1):57-65.
  • Manchikanti L, Abdi S, Atluri S, Benyamin RM, Boswell MV, Buenaventura RM, Bryce DA, Burks PA, Caraway DL, Calodney AK, Cash KA, Christo PJ, Cohen SP, Colson J, Conn A, Cordner H, Coubarous S, Datta S, Deer TR, Diwan S, Falco FJ, Fellows B, Geffert S, Grider JS, Gupta S, Hameed H, Hameed M, Hansen H, Helm S 2nd, Janata JW, Justiz R, Kaye AD, Lee M, Manchikanti KN, McManus CD, Onyewu O, Parr AT, Patel VB, Racz GB, Sehgal N, Sharma ML, Simopoulos TT, Singh V, Smith HS, Snook LT, Swicegood JR, Vallejo R, Ward SP, Wargo BW, Zhu J, Hirsch JA. An update of comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in chronic spinal pain. Part II: guidance and recommendations. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):S49-283.
  • Manchikanti L, Falco FJ, Singh V, Benyamin RM, Racz GB, Helm S 2nd, Caraway DL, Calodney AK, Snook LT, Smith HS, Gupta S, Ward SP, Grider JS, Hirsch JA. An update of comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in chronic spinal pain. Part I: introduction and general considerations. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):S1-48. Review.
  • Manchikanti L, Benyamin RM, Singh V, Falco FJ, Hameed H, Derby R, Wolfer LR, Helm S 2nd, Calodney AK, Datta S, Snook LT, Caraway DL, Hirsch JA, Cohen SP. An update of the systematic appraisal of the accuracy and utility of lumbar discography in chronic low back pain. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):SE55-95. Review.
  • Datta S, Manchikanti L, Falco FJ, Calodney AK, Atluri S, Benyamin RM, Buenaventura RM, Cohen SP. Diagnostic utility of selective nerve root blocks in the diagnosis of lumbosacral radicular pain: systematic review and update of current evidence. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):SE97-124. Review.
  • Manchikanti L, Singh V, Falco FJ, Calodney AK, Onyewu O, Helm S 2nd, Benyamin RM, Hirsch JA. An updated review of automated percutaneous mechanical lumbar discectomy for the contained herniated lumbar disc. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):SE151-84. Review.
  • Singh V, Manchikanti L, Calodney AK, Staats PS, Falco FJ, Caraway DL, Hirsch JA, Cohen SP. Percutaneous lumbar laser disc decompression: an update of current evidence. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):SE229-60. Review.
  • Manchikanti L, Singh V, Calodney AK, Helm S 2nd, Deer TR, Benyamin RM, Falco FJ, Hirsch JA. Percutaneous lumbar mechanical disc decompression utilizing Dekompressor®: an update of current evidence. Pain Physician. 2013 Apr;16(2 Suppl):SE1-24. Review.
  • Calodney A., Rosenthal A., Gordon, A., Wright, R.E. Targeted Radiofrequency Techniques, IN: Racz, G.B. and Noe, C.E. (eds. ) Techniques of Neurolysis, 2nd Ed., Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2016. pp. 33-73.
  • Schultz DM, Calodney AK, Mogilner AY, Weaver TW, Wells MD, Stromberg EK, Roediger MP, Konrad PE, Sasaki JT. Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)-The Implantable Systems Performance Registry (ISPR). Neuromodulation. 2016 Dec;19(8):857-863.
  • Manchikanti L, Helm Ii S, Calodney AK, Hirsch JA. Merit-Based Incentive Payment System: Meaningful Changes in the Final Rule Brings Cautious Optimism. Pain Physician. 2017 Jan-Feb;20(1):E1-E12.
  • Rimmalapudi V, Buchalter J, Calodney A. Radiofrequency Denervation for Chronic Low Back Pain. JAMA. 2017 Dec 12;318(22):2255-2256.
  • Manchikanti L, Kaye AM, Knezevic NN, McAnally H, Slavin K, Trescot AM, Blank S, Pampati V, Abdi S, Grider JS, Kaye AD, Manchikanti KN, Cordner H, Gharibo CG, Harned ME, Albers SL, Atluri S, Aydin SM, Bakshi S, Barkin RL, Benyamin RM, Boswell MV, Buenaventura RM, Calodney AK, Cedeno DL, Datta S, Deer TR, Fellows B, Galan V, Grami V, Hansen H, Helm Ii S, Justiz R, Koyyalagunta D, Malla Y, Navani A, Nouri KH, Pasupuleti R, Sehgal N, Silverman SM, Simopoulos TT, Singh V, Solanki DR, Staats PS, Vallejo R, Wargo BW, Watanabe A, Hirsch JA. Responsible, Safe, and Effective Prescription of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines. Pain Physician. 2017 Feb;20(2S):S3-S92.
  • Manchikanti L, Soin A, Benyamin RM, Singh V, Falco FJ, Calodney AK, Grami V, Hirsch JA. An Update of the Systematic Appraisal of the Accuracy and Utility of Discography in Chronic Spinal Pain. Pain Physician. 2018 Mar;21(2):91-110.
  • Annu Navani, MD, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Sheri L. Albers, DO, Richard E Latchaw, MD, Jaya Sanapati, MD, Alan D. Kaye, MD, PhD, Sairam Atluri, MD, Sheldon Jordan, MD, Ashim Gupta, PhD, MBA, David Cedeno, PhD, Alejandro Vallejo, BS, Bert Fellows, MA, Nebojsa Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD, Miguel Pappolla, MD, Sudhir Diwan, MD, Andrea M. Trescot, MD, Amol Soin, MD, Adam M. Kaye, PharmD, FASCP, FCPhA, Steve M. Aydin, DO, Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Kenneth D. Candido, MD, Sanjay Bakshi, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD, Art Watanabe, MD, Douglas Beall, MD, Todd P. Stitik, MD, Patrick M. Foye, MD, Erik M. Helander, MBBS, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD. Responsible, Safe, and Effective Use of Biologics in the Management of Low Back Pain: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Guidelines. Pain Physicians. 2019 Jan:22(1S):S1-S74
Abstracts:

  • Minehart, Michael, Calodney, Aaron K., “Experience with Ultra-Slow Titration of Intrathecal (IT) Ziconotide: A Case Report.” Abstract ID: 60092. January 20, 2002 for the IASP 10th World Congress on Pain.
  • More O’Ferrall, D., Awan, S., Berceanu, L., Abdi, S., Saini, B., Calodney, A., “Improving Safety and Effectiveness: A Novel Technique for Stellate Ganglion Block.” September 2001 for International Spinal Injection Society annual meeting, Boston.

EDITORIALS:

  • Contributing Editor, Anesthesiology Alert, American Health Consultants, 1989 – 1991.
  • International Association for the Study of Pain {IASP} Sympathetically Medicated Pain Special Interest Group {SIG} Newsletter Associate Editor, American Pain Society
  • Assisting Editor, Pain Digest, Springer-Verlag, Boston, MA, 1991.
  • Editor, ISIS Newsletter, 1995 – 1996.
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Pain Physician, The Official Journal of ASIPP.

RESEARCH:

  • Investigator for Medtronic Neurological Implantable Systems Performance Registry (ISPR) post-market surveillance registry. Started January 2005 to 2014.
  • Sub-Investigator for the Relievant Vertebral Body Nerve Ablation for one or two levels. Started January 2008 to present.
  • Investigator for Laurimed Spinal Injection System – Cervical that assesses the vascular trespass incidence rate. Started November 2008 to present.
  • Principal Investigator: Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic Findings of SI Joint Blocking. Sponsor: S.I. Bone, Inc, WIRB protocol number 20130859 Started 2013 to present.
  • Principal Investigator: A Controlled, Two Arm, Parallel Group, Randomized Withdrawal Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Delivered by Intrathecal Administration Using a Programmable Implantable Pump. CNS- HYD201US Sponsor: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Inc. WIRB protocol number 201121666 Started 2014 to present.
  • Principal Investigator: A Phase 3, Open-Label, Single Arm Study To Assess The Safety of Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Delivered by Intrathecal Administration. CNS-HYD202US Sponsor: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Inc. WIRB protocol number 20121660 Started 2014 to present.
  • Principal Investigator: MILD® Percutaneous Image-Guided Lumbar Decompression versus Epidural Steroid Injections in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Exhibiting Neurogenic Claudication. CED PILD #01 Sponsor: Vertos Medical, Inc. WIRB protocol number 20140464 Started 2014 to present.
  • Principal Investigator: Product Surveillance Registry. NSP0010- 10000 Sponsor: Medtronics, Inc. WIRB protocol number 20030185 Started 2014 to present.
  • OPTIONS:  A prospective, multi-center, open-label study of high density programming options in spinal cord stimulation.      Protocol Number:  OPTIONS #1675  Sponsor:  Medtronic, Inc.      Principal Investigator:  Aaron K. Calodney, MD

PRESENTATIONS:

  • “Pediatric Pain”- Pediatric Grand Rounds, UTHSC, Houston, Texas. November 1989.
  • “Peripheral Nerve Injury”- Scientific Session of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, Annual Meeting, Peabody Hotel, Orlando, Florida. March 27, 1990.
  • “Pediatric Postoperative Pain Management”- Management in Children Seminar, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. April 26, 1990.
  • “Acute Pain Service”- Texas Society of Anesthesia, Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas. May 1990.
  • “Acute Pain Management- Ketorolac- An injectable.” Smith County Surgical Society, Tyler, Texas. August 9, 1990.
  • “Organization of an Acute Pain Service”- Advances in Pain Management Update, Houston, Texas. September 15, 1990.
  • “Multi-disciplinary Treatment of Cancer Pain”- Advances in Pain Management Update, Houston, Texas. September 16, 1990.
  • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Following Orthopedic Surgery”- Arcadia Orthopedic Society, Lafayette, Louisiana. October 16, 1990.
  • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” – University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, October 18, 1990.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – San Antonio Society of Anesthesiology, San Antonio, Texas. October 18, 1990.
  • “Perioperative Pain Management” – Northwest Texas Society of Anesthesiology, Amarillo, Texas. November 8, 1990.
  • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” – Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Texas Medical School; Houston, Texas. November 12, 1990.
  • “Multi-disciplinary Management of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” – Menorah Medical Center, Pain Management Lecture Series, Kansas City, Missouri. December 10, 1990.
  • “Update on Postoperative Pain Management” – Department of Anesthesiology, Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, Texas. December 17, 1990.
  • “Postoperative Pain” – Washington County Medical Society, Brenham, Texas. January 17, 1991.
  • “Clinical Application of Ketorolac Tromethamine in Anesthesia Practice” – Galveston, Texas. February 8, 1991.
  • “Perioperative Pain Management” – Tarrant County Society of Nurse Anesthetists, Dallas, Texas. February 9, 1991.
  • “What’s New in Pain Management” – Clinical Update 1991, Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas. February 15, 1991.
  • “Advances in Perioperative Pain Management” – Department of Anesthesiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 22, 1991.
  • “New Horizons in Pain Management” – Seton Medical Center, Austin, Texas. February 26, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – West Houston Medical Center, Houston, Texas. February 28, 1991.
  • “Postoperative Pain Management” – Mississippi Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Jackson, Mississippi. March 2, 1991.
  • “Pain Management” – Rusk County Medical Society, Henderson, Texas. March 12, 1991.
  • “Postoperative Pain Management” – Beaumont, Texas. March 14, 1991.
  • “Pain Management” – El Paso, Texas. March 15, 1991.
  • “Update on Acute Pain Management” – M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. March 15, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – Georgetown Community Hospital, Georgetown, Texas. March 27, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – Round Rock Community Hospital, Round Rock, Texas. March 27, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – South Austin Medical Center, Austin, Texas. March 27, 1991.
  • “Postoperative Pain Management” – Port Aransas County Medical Society, Port Aransas, Texas. April 22, 1991.
  • “Advances in Perioperative Pain Management” – New Orleans Society of Anesthesiologists, New Orleans, Louisiana. April 4, 1991.
  • “Postoperative Pain Management”- Department of Anesthesiology, St. Luke’s Hospital, Houston, Texas. April 22, 1991.
  • “The Clinical Use of Ketorolac Tromethamine” – Department of Pharmacy, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas. April 23, 1991.
  • “Postoperative Pain Management” – Shreveport, Louisiana. April 26, 1991.
  • “Recent Advances in Pain Management” – Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas. April 27, 1991.
  • “Pharmacological Management of Acute Pain” and “Regional Anesthesia Techniques in the Management of Acute Pain” – Symposium on Acute Pain, Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas. April 27, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – Bryan-College Station, Texas. April 30, 1991.
  • “How to Manage Pain in the Perioperative Period” – Shreveport, Louisiana. May 16, 1991.
  • “Recent Advances in Acute Pain Management” – Department of Anesthesiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama. May 17, 1991.
  • “Chronic Pain Management-A Multi disciplinary Approach-Early Referral can Optimize Patient Results” – How to Survive in a Managed Care Environment; Prudential Health Care Services of Houston. Houston, Texas. May 18, 1991.
  • “Advances in Acute Pain Management” – Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. June 5, 1991.
  • “Management if Pain” – Collin/Fannin Counties Medical Society, Plano, Texas. June 18, 1991.
  • “Management of Postoperative Pain” – St. Patrick Hospital, Lake Charles Louisiana. June 18, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – Clear Water Beach, Florida. July 11, 1991.
  • “Management of Acute Pain” – Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division Physicians Quarterly Meeting, Huntsville, Texas. July 18, 1991.
  • “Recent Advances in Acute Pain Management” – Nueces County Spohn Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas. August 14, 1991.
  • “New Advances in Acute Pain Management” – Alexandra, Louisiana. August 15, 1991.
  • “Acute Pain Management” – Northwest Medical Center, Houston, Texas. August 20, 1991.
  • “What’s New in Acute Pain?” – Southwest Memorial Hospital, Houston, Texas. August 28, 1991.
  • “Perioperative Pain Management” – Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship, Skeletal Trauma 1991. Houston, Texas. September 20, 1991.
  • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” – Edward T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship, Skeletal Trauma 1991. Houston, Texas. September 20, 1991.
  • “Pediatric Regional Anesthesia, Pros and Cons” – Texas Gulf Coast Anesthesia Society, Houston, Texas. September 23, 1991.
  • “Pain Assessment and Management of the Postoperative Patient” – East Texas Association of Post Anesthesia Nurses, East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas. March 13, 1993.
  • “Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy after Spinal Surgery” – The East Texas Spine Society, Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, Texas. March 16, 1993.
  • “Pain Management” – Mother Frances Hospital Foundation Board, Tyler, Texas. April 28, 1993.
  • “Pain Management” – East Texas District of the Texas Physical Therapy Association, May 1993.
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy “6th International Congress – Pain Clinic” – Stouffer Waverly Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. April 15-20, 1994.
  • “Pain Management and New Trends in NSAID Therapy” – Henderson Memorial Hospital, Henderson, Texas. August 2, 1994.
  • “Diagnosing Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy” –Texas Back Institute Research Foundation Neuroscience Conference Series, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, and Plano, Texas. November 18, 1994.
  • “Oncology Care: Focus on Quality of Life” – East Texas Medical Center Pavilion, Provided by American Caner Society, Tyler, Texas. March 4, 1995.
  • “Practical Strategies of Medical Management in Acute & Chronic Pain” – Provided by G.D. Searle, Palestine, Texas. April 16, 1996.
  • “1st Annual Park City Pain Management and Rehabilitation Symposium” – Silver Lake Lodge, Bald Mountain Room Deer Valley, June 20-22, 1996.
  • “Pain Management in an Office Setting” – Country Doctors, Provided by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Summit Club, Longview, Texas. April 15, 1997.
  • Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services Boston, MA. June 1, 1997.
  • Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services, Fort Worth, Texas. January 31-February 1, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services, Palm Springs, California. February 21-22, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services, Jupiter, Florida. March 28-29, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services, Atlanta, Georgia. April 18-19, 1998.
  • “Use of Opioids for Non-Malignant Pain Management” – Purdue Freddrick, Tyler, Texas. April 24, 1998.
  • “Intensive Interventional Pain Management Techniques” – Clinical Education Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 30-31, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services, Washington, D.C. July 18-19, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 19-20, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services. Kiawah Island, South Carolina. October 24-25, 1998.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques seminar” – Clinical Education Services. Chandler, Arizona. December 5-6, 1998.
  • “Intrathecal Drug Delivery Workshop-Managing Complications Seminar” Coral Gables, Florida. December 12, 1998.
  • “Intrathecal Drug Delivery Workshop – Medtronic Neurological – Phoenix, Arizona. January 9, 1999.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services. Los Angeles, California. March 6-7, 1999.
  • “The Use of Cox-2 Technology in Pain Management” – Searle. Palestine, Texas. April 15, 1999.
  • The Use of Cox-2 Technology in Pain Management” – Searle. Jefferson, Texas. April 16, 1999.
  • “Radiofrequency Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services. Houston, Texas. April 24-25, 1999.
  • “The Use of Cox-2 Technology in Pain Management” – Searle. Tyler, Texas. May 13, 1999.
  • “Comprehensive Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services. Chicago, Illinois. June 12-13, 1999.
  • “The Use of Cox-2 Technology in Pain Management” – Searle. Mount Pleasant, Texas. June 22, 1999.
  • “Comprehensive Interventional Pain Management Techniques Seminar” – Clinical Education Services. New York, NY. July 24-25, 1999.
  • “Chronic Opioid Use in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain” Nacogdoches Medical Center Hospital, Medical Staff Meeting, Nacogdoches, Texas. August 18, 1999.
  • “Post Op Failed Acute & Chronic Pain-Issues & Answers” – Texas Back Institute, Purdue Pharma. Plano, Texas. September 10, 1999.
  • “Image Guided Injections & RF Workshops – Interventional Pain Management Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Denver, Colorado. September 11-12, 1999.
  • “Pain Management Overview in the Cancer and Non-cancer Setting” – Purdue Pharma. Texarkana, AR. September 14, 1999.
  • “The Interventional Therapies Workshop – Medtronic” – Memphis, TN. September 17-19, 1999.
  • “Opioid Use in Chronic Non-Malignant Pain Management - {NSAIDS and other adjuvant}” – Palestine, Texas. September 23, 1999.
  • “New Protocols in Oral Opioid Therapy” – Shreveport, LA. September 27, 1999.
  • “Non-Malignant Pain Management” – Charlotte, NC. October 8, 1999.
  • “Overview of Pain Management” – Pittsburg, Texas. October 12, 1999.
  • “Radiofrequency Lesioning Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Atlanta, Georgia. October 16-17, 1999.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Dallas, Texas. December 4-5, 1999.
  • “Radiofrequency Lesioning & Discogenic Pain Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. January 15-16, 2000.
  • “Radiofrequency Lesioning & Discogenic Pain Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Redondo Beach, California. March 18-19, 2000.
  • “Association of Pain Management Anesthesiologists” – Cadaver Workshop. Boston, Massachusetts. May 6-7, 2000.
  • “Radiofrequency Lesioning & Discogenic Pain Techniques” –Clinical Education Services. Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 20-21, 2000.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Wilmington, Massachusetts. June 24-25, 2000.
  • “Worldwide Pain Conference 2000” – Neuromodulation for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – ANS. San Francisco, California. July 15-17, 2000.
  • “Advanced Intermediate Interventional Pain Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Charlotte, North Carolina. September 9-10, 2000.
  • “2000 ASA Annual Meeting” – San Francisco, California. October 14-15, 2000.
  • “Advanced Intermediate Interventional Pain Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Austin, Texas. October 21-22, 2000.
  • “Intermediate Pain Management Techniques” – Clinical Education Services. Atlanta, Georgia. November 18-19, 2000.
  • “Pulsed Radiofrequency & Interdiscal Therapies” – Clinical Education Services. Orlando, Florida. December 2-3, 2000.
  • “Radiofrequency Lesioning & IDET” – International Spinal Injection Society. Phoenix, Arizona. December 9-10, 2000.
  • “Symposium on the Application of Advanced Technology in Complex Pain Syndromes” – Advanced Neuromodulation Systems. Memphis, Tennessee. January 20-21, 2001.
  • “Implantable Therapies – Theory & Technique Course” – Medtronic. St. Louis, MO. February 3-4, 2001.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical Workshop” - San Francisco, California. March 10-11, 2001.
  • “Radionics/Tyco Healthcare Radiofrequency Lesioning & Intradiscal Therapies” – Clinical Education Services. Houston, Texas. March 30-April 1, 2001.
  • “ISIS Phase 4 Discography Workshop” – Memphis, Tennessee. October 13-14, 2001.
  • “Contemporary Pain Management Techniques: Methods for Diagnosis and Treatment” HealthStream, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona. February 22-24, 2002.
  • “Precision Spinal Injection Techniques” ASIPP, Las Vegas, Nevada. March 16, 2002.
  • “ISIS Phase 4 Discography Workshop” Phoenix, Arizona. April 6-7, 2002.
  • “RF Lesioning Course – Pain Management Techniques: A “Hands-On Cadaver Training Course for Standard, Pulsed & Intradiscal Radiofrequency”, HealthSouth, Arlington, Texas. April 13, 2002.
  • “Pain Management Speakers Bureau”, Medtronic, Scottsdale, Arizona. May 3-5, 2002.
  • “Contemporary Pain Management Techniques: Methods of Diagnosis and Treatment: Anatomy and Patho-Anatomy of Spine” HealthStream, Barrow Neurological Institute. Phoenix, Arizona. May 18–19, 2002. “Anatomy and Patho-Anatomy of Spine”.
  • “ISIS Phase 2 Lumbar & Thoracic Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. June 8-9, 2002.
  • “Lumbar and Cervical Diagnostic Injections with Discography” ISIS, Anchorage, Alaska. June 29 – 30, 2002.
  • “IDET Phase 6 Annuloplasty, Coblation, LASE, Nucleoplasty”, Burlingame, California. July 13 – 14, 2002.
  • “Contemporary Pain Management Techniques: Methods for Diagnosis and Treatment”, Healthstream, Memphis, Tennessee. September 21-22, 2002. Course Director. “Anatomy and Patho-Anatomy of Spine/ Mechanisms of Pain”.
  • “Discogenic Neck Pain” Annual Meeting & Interventional Pain Medicine / Practice Symposium, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Washington, DC. September 23, 2002.
  • “Radiofrequency Procedures for Non-Discogenic Spine Disorders” A Comprehensive Interventional Cadaver Workshop: Intermediate/Advanced, ASIPP, Medical Education and Research Institute, Memphis, Tennessee. October 25 – 27. 2002.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-10, 2002.
  • “Contemporary Pain Management Techniques: Methods for Diagnosis and Treatment”, Healthstream, Phoenix, Arizona. November 23-24, 2002. “Anatomy and Patho-Anatomy of Spine/ Mechanisms of Pain”.
  • “Pain and Its Management: An In-depth Review of Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Solutions.” Dannemiller, Scottsdale, Arizona. January 18-22, 2003. “Annuloplasty” and “Radiofrequency Procedures for Non-Discogenic Spinal Pain”.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical”, Orlando, Florida. March 1-2, 2003.
  • “Interventional Pain Management Symposium” ASIPP, San Diego, California. March 21-23, 2003.
  • “The Intensive Workshop” ISIS Memphis, Tennessee. April 5-6, 2003.
  • “Discogenic Pain and Treatment Options – Disctrode”, Radionics, San Francisco, California. April 12, 2003.
  • “A Comprehensive Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, ASIPP, Memphis, Tennessee. May 17-18, 2003.
  • “Twentieth Annual Pain Symposium”, McInturff Conference Center, Lubbock, Texas. June 13-15, 2003.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. Memphis, Tennessee. June 28-29, 2003.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. Burlingame, California. September 6-7, 2003.
  • “ISIS Spinal Cord Stimulators & Infusion System Pumps”, Phoenix, Arizona. November 8-9, 2003.
  • “ISIS Phase 1 Lumbar” Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. Burlingame, California. January 10-11, 2005.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. Dallas, Texas. April 3-4, 2005.
  • “ISIS Radiofrequency” Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. Medical Education and Research Institute. Memphis, Tennessee. July 24-25, 2004.
  • “ISIS Phase 1 Lumbar” – Spine Injection Workshop Using Cadavers. Medical Education and Research Institute. Memphis, Tennessee. August 21-22, 2004.
  • “Comprehensive Interventional Pain Management Cadaver Course”, SPPM. Kansas City, Missouri. September 29- October 3, 2004.
  • “ISIS Advanced European Lumbar Workshop” – Muenster, Germany. October 16-17, 2004.
  • “ISIS Phase 4 Discography” – Spine Injection Workshop Using Cadavers. Burlingame, California. November 6-7, 2004.
  • “Interlaminar vs. Transforaminal Epidural Injections for Lumbar Radicular Pain”. Lecture-AAPM. Palm Springs, California. February 23-27, 2005.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” – Spine Injection Workshop Using Cadavers. Munich, Germany. March 19-20, 2005.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical” – Spine Injection Workshop Using Cadavers. Dallas, Texas. April 2-3, 2005.
  • “Medtronic Spinal Cord Stimulation & Intrathecal Pump Implant Workshop”. Dallas, Texas. April 9, 2005.
  • “ISIS Radiofrequency” – Spine Intervention Workshop Using Cadavers. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 30-May 1, 2005.
  • “Drug Infusion Systems” – 22nd Annual Pain Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. June 10-12, 2005.
  • “ISIS 13th Annual Scientific Meeting” - Moderator for Radiofrequency. New York, New York. July 15-17, 2005.
  • “ISIS Radiofrequency Spine Interventions and IDET” – Advanced Workshop using Cadavers. Memphis, Tennessee. August 27-28, 2005.
  • “ISIS Phase 3 Cervical”– Spine Injection Workshop. Burlingame, California. October 1-2, 2005.
  • “Epidmed Interventional Pain Course” – Spine Injection Workshop-Faculty. Colorado Springs, Colorado. October 8-9, 2005
  • ”ISIS Phase 4 Discography” – Spine Injection Workshop. Phoenix, Arizona. November 5-6, 2005.
  • ”ISIS Phase 1 Lumbar” – Spine Injection Workshop. San Francisco, California. January 7-8, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Radiofrequency”-Spine Injection Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona. February 4-5, 2006.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 11, 2006.
  • ”Overview of Lumbar Injection Techniques”. Lecture-AAPM. San Diego, California. February 22-26, 2006.
  • Examiner-World Institute of Pain for Fellow of the Interventional Pain Physician Exam, Memphis, Tennessee, March 11-12, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Radiofrequency” Workshop, Dallas, Texas. April 1-2, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Phase 4 Discography” Advanced Cadaver Workshop, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. May 6-7, 2006.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Indianapolis, Indiana. June 3, 2006.
  • ”Drug Infusion Systems” 23rd Annual Pain Symposium, Lubbock, Texas. June 9-11, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Boston, Massachusetts. August 5-6, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Phase I Lumbar Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. September 9-10, 2006.
  • ” Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. September 16, 2006.
  • ” Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. October 7, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Advanced Lumbar Workshop”, Phoenix, Arizona. November 4-5, 2006.
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), “Comprehensive Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. December 2-3, 2006.
  • ”ISIS Phase 1 Lumbar Cadaver Workshop”, Burlingame, California. January 6-7, 2007.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 10, 2007.
  • Examiner & Faculty-World Institute of Pain for Fellow of the Interventional Pain Physician Exam, Memphis, Tennessee, March 9-11, 2007.
  • ”ISIS Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. March 31-April 1, 2007.
  • ”IPI Hands on Cadaver Course Workshop”, San Antonio, Texas. May 5-6 2007.
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), “Comprehensive Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. May, 19-20, 2007.
  • ”ISIS Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. June 2-3, 2007.
  • ”ISIS Phase 3 Cervical Workshop”, Charlotte, North Carolina. August 4-5, 2007.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Minneapolis, Minnesota. August 18, 2007.
  • ”IPI Hands on Cadaver Course Workshop”, Napa, California. September 14-15, 2007.
  • Examiner & Faculty-World Institute of Pain for Fellow of the Interventional Pain Physician-Lecturer and Examiner, Budapest, Hungary. September 25-28, 2007.
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), “Comprehensive Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. December 1-2, 2007.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. January 19, 2008.
  • North American Spine Society (NASS) “Lumbar Spinal Injections-Hands on Course”, Burr Ridge, Illinois. February 8-10, 2008.
  • ”ISIS Neuromodulation Workshop”, Whistler, British Columbia. February 15-17, 2008.
  • Examiner & Faculty-World Institute of Pain for Fellow of the Interventional Pain Physician Exam, Memphis, Tennessee. March 7-9, 2008.
  • ”Radiofrequency Master Class” - Sacroiliac Joint Anatomy, Function and Radiofrequency Ablation. Boston, Massachusetts, March 29-30, 2008.
  • ”ISIS Neuromodulation Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. April 4-6, 2008.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. April 12, 2008.
  • ”Medtronic Pump Trial, Implant Options and Technique Pearls”, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 17, 2008.
  • ”Medtronic SCS options for patients with Complex Chronic Pain”, Kansas City, Missouri, June 7, 2008.
  • ” Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, June 28, 2008.
  • “Opposition to Spinal Cord Stimulators and How to Reply to Opposition”. ISIS 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 23-25, 2008.
  • ”Update on Discography”, Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Pain Summit at Lake Oconee, Greensboro, Georgia, August 8-10, 2008.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 26, 2008.
  • ”Epidural Steroids and Beyond: Using Treatment Guidelines”, Texas Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, Lost Pines, Texas, September 5, 2008.
  • ” Review of Spinal Cord Stimulation, Indications and Mechanisms”, World Institute of Pain 2008 Review Course and Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, September 8-10, 2008.
  • ” Sympathetic Block of the Thorax and Upper Extremities”, World Institute of Pain 2008 Review Course and Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, September 8-10, 2008.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Instruction Workshop”, Phoenix, Arizona, October 4, 2008.
  • ” ”ISIS Radiofrequency Workshop”, Phoenix, Arizona. November 1-2, 2008.  
  • ” American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), “Comprehensive Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. December 5-6, 2008.
  • ”FAD Regional Education Series Program Instructor”, Medtronic Neuromodulation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. January 16-17, 2009.
  • ”ISIS Cervical Discography & Bioskills Instruction Lab”. Spartanburg, South Carolina. February 21-22, 2009.
  • ” Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Phoenix, Arizona. February 28, 2009.
  • ” American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), “Comprehensive Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Interventional Cadaver Workshop”, Memphis, Tennessee. March 6-7, 2009.
  • ” Examiner & Faculty-World Institute of Pain for Fellow of the Interventional Pain Physician-Faculty and Examiner, New York, New York. March 13-16, 2009.
  • ” Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Phoenix, Arizona. March 21, 2009.
  • ”Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. April 18, 2009.
  • ”NeuroTherm Simplicity III Cadaver Workshop”, Humble, Texas. April 25, 2009
  • ”ISIS Phase 2 Cervical Bio-Skills Lab”, Aurora, Colorado. May 1-3, 2009.
  • ”Interventional Pain Cadaver Workshop”-Faculty, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 30-31, 2009.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois. July 18, 2009.
  • “Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Lumbar Disc Disease, Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (GSIPP), 5th Annual Pain Summitt, Greensboro, Georgia, August 7-9, 2009.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas. August 15, 2009.
  • “Post Laminectomy Syndrome”, World Institute of Pain 2009 Review Course and Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, August 31 – September 2, 2009.
  • “The Gold Standard of Spine Surgery? Effective Pain Medicine Changes the Surgery-Based Back Pain Treatment Paradigm”, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 10-13, 2009.
  • “Anatomy, Indications, Techniques & Literature Review”, International Spine Intervention Society Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2-4, 2009.
  • “Radiofrequency Applications for Spinal Pain, Risks & Complications”, International Spine Intervention Society Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2-4, 2009.
  • “Radiofrequency Ablation for Pain Management”, 7th Annual Dallas Pain Symposium with Cadaver Workshop, Dallas, Texas, January 16-17, 2010
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, January 30, 2010.
  • “SCS Complications of Generator Implantation and Programming”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation & Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Bio-Skills Lab, Park City, Utah, February 26-28, 2010.
  • “IT Catheter Complications”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation & Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Bio-Skills Lab, Park City, Utah, February 26-28, 2010.
  • “The Pro’s of Field Neurostimulation”, Cleveland Clinic 12th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Coronado, California, March 6-10, 2010.
  • “Infection Control in Interventional Pain Management”, Cleveland Clinic 12th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Coronado, California, March 6-10, 2010.
  • “Transforaminal Injections”, International Spine Intervention Society Phase 2 Cervical Bio-Skills Lab, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 19-21, 2010.
  • “Sympathetic System – Anatomy and Physiology”, World Institute of Pain Advanced Interventional Pain Review Course, Cleveland, Ohio, April 23-24, 2010.
  • Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) Examiner, World Institute of Pain, Cleveland, Ohio, April 25, 2010.
  • “Discography, Intradiscal Therapies”, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, May 21-23, 2010.
  • “Facet Radiofrequency Ablation”, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, May 21-23, 2010.
  • “Disc Access Application Techniques”, International Spine Intervention Society Cervical Radiofrequency & Discography Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, Aurora, Colorado, June 4-6, 2010.
  • “Complications of Interventional Techniques”, Texas Tech University 27th Annual Pain Symposium, Lubbock, Texas, June 11-13, 2010.
  • “Provocative and Analgesic Discography”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C., June 26-30, 2010.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, July 10, 2010.
  • “Opioid Management”, International Spine Intervention Society 18th Annual Scientific Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, July 14-17, 2010.
  • “Axial Back SCS vs. PFNS or SCS for axial LBP”, International Spine Intervention Society 18th Annual Scientific Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, July 14-17, 2010.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Mahwah, New Jersey, August 21, 2010.
  • The 17th World Institute of Pain/ Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) Examiner, Budapest, Hungary, September 2, 2010.
  • “Spinal Cord Stimulation Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Memphis, Tennessee, September 17-19, 2010.
  • “Phase 2 Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Burr Ridge, Illinois, September 24-26, 2010.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, October 9, 2010.
  • “Advance Intensive Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Memphis, Tennessee, October 23-24, 2010.
  • “Infection Control in Interventional Pain”, Texas Pain Society 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Bastrop, Texas, October 29-31, 2010.
  • “Anatomy, Indications, Techniques & Literature Review”, International Spine Intervention Society Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, Phoenix, Arizona, February 4-6, 2011
  • “Update on Radiofrequency Ablation”, 8th Annual Dallas Pain Symposium with Cadaver Workshop, Dallas, Texas, February 19-20, 2011.
  • “SCS vs PENS for Axial Low Back Pain”, 8th Annual Dallas Pain Symposium with Cadaver Workshop, Dallas, Texas, February 19-20, 2011.
  • “Infection Control in Interventional Pain”, 8th Annual Dallas Pain Symposium with Cadaver Workshop, Dallas, Texas, February 19-20, 2011.
  • “Pre-op Evaluation Checklist and Systems Development for Offices”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation Comprehensive Review Lecture Series, Vail, Colorado, February 26-27, 2011.
  • “Controversies in SCS (office trials, sedation, paddle vs. round, perm trials, cost factors)”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation Comprehensive Review Lecture Series, Vail, Colorado, February 26-27, 2011.
  • “Government and 3rd Party Payor Actions and Policies”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation Comprehensive Review Lecture Series, Vail, Colorado, February 26-27, 2011.
  • “Technology Review”, International Spine Intervention Society Neurostimulation Comprehensive Review Lecture Series, Vail, Colorado, February 26-27, 2011.
  • Simplicity III Cadaver Workshop, KC Pain Center, Independence, Missouri, March 5, 2011.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas, March 19, 2011.
  • “Interventional Pain Cadaver Workshop”, Neurotherm, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 30-May 1, 2011.
  • “Infection Control in Interventional Pain Management”, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, May 13-15, 2011.
  • “Intradiscal Fibrin Sealant for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain Caused by Lumbar Internal Disc Disruption’”, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, May 13-15, 2011
  • “Cervical Radiofrequency Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 9-10, 2011.
  • International Spine Intervention Society 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, August 10-13, 2011.
  • “Discography Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, LSU Russell S. Klein Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 27-28, 2011.
  • The 19th World Institute of Pain/ Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) Examiner, Budapest, Hungary, September 1, 2011.
  • “Spinal Cord Stimulation Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Medical Education and Research Institute, Memphis, Tennessee, September 9-10, 2011.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Mequon, Wisconsin, September 17, 2011
  • “Comprehensive Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Memphis, Tennessee, October 1-2, 2011.
  • “Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Aurora, Colorado, October 21-23, 2011.
  • Texas Pain Society 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Bastrop, Texas, November 4-6, 2011.
  • “Lumbar Facet Joint Interventions (Intraarticular, Facet Joint Nerve Blocks and Radiofrequency Neurotomy) and Sacroiliac Joint Injections”, Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Medical Education and Research Institute, Memphis, Tennessee, November 11-13, 2011.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, January 28, 2012.
  • 6th World Congress, World Institute of Pain, FIPP Examiner Miami Beach, Florida, February 4-6, 2012.
  • “Lumbar Discography”, “Lumbar Facet Joint Interventions (Intraarticular, Facet Joint Nerve Blocks and Radiofrequency Neurotomy)”, Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Phoenix, Arizona, February 24-26, 2012.
  • “iFuse Study Group”, SI-Bone Implant System, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2-3, 2012
  • “ Indications, Techniques and Literature Review”, Cervical Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Memphis, Tennessee, March 24-25, 2012
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Atlanta, Georgia, April 14, 2012
  • “Indications and Techniques”, Lumbar Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Memphis, Tennessee, April 27-29, 2012
  • “Complications of Interventional Injections of the Cervical Spine”, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, May 18-20, 2012.
  • ISIS Neurostimulation & Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 16-17, 2012.
  •  “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Mequon, Wisconsin, August 4, 2012.
  • “Treatment Options for Sacroiliac Pain”, The 17th Annual Advanced Pain Conference and Practical Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, September 3-5, 2012.
  • “Indications and Techniques”, Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Phoenix, Arizona, September 28-30, 2012
  • “Indications and Techniques”, Course Director, Comprehensive Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 20-21, 2012
  • “Lumbar Discography, Lumbar Facet Joint Interventions (Intraarticular, Facet Joint Nerve Blocks and Radiofrequency Neurotomy) and Sacroiliac Joint Injections, Cervical Facet Joint Interventions (Intraarticular, Medial Branch Blocks and Radiofrequency Neurotomy), American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Renaissance Denver Hotel and Science Care center in Denver, Colorado, November 2-4, 2012.
  • “RestoreSensor and AdaptiveStim Diary and Case Discussion”, Medtronic Fundamentals of Implantable Pain Therapies, Fort Worth, Texas, December 1, 2012. 
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Henderson, Nevada, January 26, 2013.
  • “Indications and Techniques”, Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Long Beach, California, February 8-10, 2013.
  • “iFuse Study Group”, SI-Bone Implant System, Coral Gables, Florida, March 1-2, 2013.
  • “Discography Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 16-17, 2013.
  • “Radiofrequency Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, LSU Russell S. Klein Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 5-7, 2013.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas, April 27, 2013
  • “Advances in Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy:  DRG”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians’ “15th Annual Meeting” Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, Virginia, June 8-10, 2013.
  • “Establishing the Diagnosis”, SI-Bone Study Group, Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, California, June 22, 2013.
  • “Biologics and Stem Cells’, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Pain 2013, The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, July 12-14, 2013.
  • “Neuromodulation - A Clinical Update in Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy for Spine Related Pain”, The 18th Annual Advanced Pain Conference and Practical Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, August 26-28, 2013.
  • “SI Joint Diagnosis: A Non-Surgeons Perspective / VaRefi Trial Update”, 3rd SI Joint Surgery Society Meeting, Intercontinental Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 8, 2013.
  • ISIS Comprehensive Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Medical Education & Research Institute, Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, October 26-27, 2013.
  • “Failed Back and Neck Pain: Implantable Treatment Options”, Advanced Pain Management, Pain Management for the Non Pain Specialist Conference, Crowne Plaza Wauwatosa Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 2, 2013.
  • “Prevalance & Establishing the Diagnosis”, SI Bone, SI University, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, New York, New York, December 6 – 7, 2013.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Tampa, Florida, February 1, 2014.
  • “Adaptive Stimulation”, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management 16th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 15-19, 2014.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Dallas, Texas, March 29, 2014.
  • “Controversies of Epidural Injections Track”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians’ “16th Annual Meeting” Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4-6, 2014.
  • “Complications of Transforaminal Epidural Injections: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbosacral”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, “16th Annual Meeting” Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4-6, 2014.
  • “Stem Cell Therapy”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians’ “16th Annual Meeting” Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4-6, 2014.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Cleveland, Ohio, May 3, 2014.
  • Difficult Cases - Moderator, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Pain 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 19-22, 2014.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Burr Ridge, Illinois, June 28, 2014.
  • ISIS Neurostimulation & Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Orlando, Florida, July 30, 2014
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 16, 2014.
  • “Neuromodulation for Pain Therapy”, The 19th Annual Advanced Pain Conference and Practical Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, August 25-27, 2014.
  • “Comprehensive Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 13-14, 2014.
  • “Establishing the Diagnosis P. M. Perspective”, SI-Bone Diagnostic Workshop & Cadaveric Session, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 26-27, 2014.
  • “Stem Cell Use for Biological Treatment of the Painful Degenerative Disc”, Advanced Pain Management 3rd Annual Pain Conference, Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 24, 2014.
  • “Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 7-9, 2014.
  • “SI Joint Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment”, Hands-on Cadaver Workshop, World Institute of Pain, Miami Anatomical Research Center, Miami, Florida, November 12-14, 2014.
  • The World Institute of Pain/ Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) Examiner, Miami, Florida, November 15, 2014.
  • “Discography Bio-Skills Course”, International Spine Intervention Society, LSU Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 6-7, 2014.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Ablation Instruction Workshop”, Advanced Spine and Peripheral Nerves, Tampa, Florida, January 24, 2015.
  • “SI Bone Primary Surgeon Training Course”, SI-Bone, Louisiana State University Center for Advanced Practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 31, 2015.
  • “Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab”, International Spine Intervention Society, Science Care, Long Beach, California, February 6-8, 2015.
  • “Adaptive Stimulation”, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management 17th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, Florida, February 28 – March 4, 2015.
  • “MRI Safe Neurostimulation”, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management 17th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, Florida, February 28 – March 4, 2015.
  • “Cadaver Workshop on Atlanto-Axial Joints”, Faculty, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management 17th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, Florida, February 28 – March 4, 2015.
  • “Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma: Facts, Fiction and Reality”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians’ “17th Annual Meeting, Lowes Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando in Orlando, Florida, April 9-11, 2015.
  • "Use of Stem Cells in Pain Management", 32nd Annual Pain Symposium, Texas Tech University, 32nd Annual Pain Symposium, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, June 5-7, 2015.
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Neurostimulation & Intrathecal Spinal Pumps Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 28, 2015.
  • “Stryker Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation Course”, Oquenda Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 1, 2015.
  • Reducing bleeding and infection with implantable devices - Panelist, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Pain 2015, Eden Roc Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, August 13-16, 2015.
  • Efficacy, Safety and Patient Selection of devices and drugs in Intrathecal Therapy- Panelist, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Pain 2015, Eden Roc Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, August 13-16, 2015.
  • Intradiscal Allogenic Stem cell Therapy – a 24 month data review - Panelist, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Pain 2015, Eden Roc Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, August 13-16, 2015.
  • “Regenerative Medicine Pain Therapy”, The 20th Annual Advanced Pain Conference and Practical Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, August 24-26, 2015.
  • “Ultrasound for Regenerative Medicine and/or Cadaver Workshop for IPM Techniques”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Memphis, TN, September 18-20, 2015.
  • “Stem Cell Therapies: Bone Marrow, Adipose and Amniotic Tissue”, APEX Biologix Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, Dallas, TX, September 26-27, 2015.
  • “SI Injection Review”, SI Bone Primary Surgeon Training Course, SI-Bone, Louisiana State University Center for Advanced Practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 3, 2015.
  • “How to Manage Difficult Patients”, Annual Scientific Meeting, Texas Pain Society, Hyatt Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, Texas, October 23-25, 2015.
  • “Intradiscal Stem Cell Therapy”, New York Society Interventional Pain Physicians Pain Medicine Symposium 2015, Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, New Jersey, November 5-7, 2015.
  • “Regenerative Medicine”, Ultrasound for Regenerative Medicine Workshop, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Venetian Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, November 20-21, 2015.
  • “Implementing PRP to your Practice”, APEX Biologix Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, New York City, NY, January 30-31, 2016.
  • “Stem Cell Therapies: Bone Marrow, Adipose and Amniotic Tissue”, APEX Biologix Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, New York City, NY, January 30-31, 2016.
  • “Implementing PRP to your Practice”, APEX Biologix Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, Park City, UT, February 6 - 7, 2016.
  • “Stem Cell Therapies: Bone Marrow, Adipose and Amniotic Tissue”, APEX Biologix Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, Park City, UT, February 6 - 7, 2016.
  • “Basic Science of Regenerative Medicine and Biologicals: PRP, Stem Cells, Other Biologicals”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Lumbar Endoscopic Spinal Decompression:Review Course and Hands-on Cadaver Workshop Medicine, Orlando, FL, February 25-28, 2016.
  • “Problem Based Learning Discussion:  Complications of Interventional Pain Management”, “High Density Stimulation”, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pain Management 18th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Loews Coronado Bay Hotel, Coronado Bay, CA, March 5-9, 2016.
  • “High Density Stimulation”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 18th Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Dallas, TX, April 15-17, 2016.
  • “Neuromodulation Techniques”, Advanced Pain Management, Marriott Milwaukee West, Waukesha, WI, May 9, 2016.
  • “SI Injection Review”, SI Bone Primary Surgeon Training Course, Texas Institute of Medical Education, Plano, TX, May 14, 2016.
  • “Posterior Column Anatomy and MBB Cervical”, Radiofrequency Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, International Spine Intervention Society, Aurora, CO, June 24-26, 2016.  
  • “ Panel: Reducing bleeding and infection with implantable devices”, “Increasing the safety of Cervical Procedures – What is the Risk and how do we Minimize it?”, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Atlantis Resort, Bahamas, July 21-24, 2016.
  • “Applications of Regenerative Medicine in Discogenic Pain: Technical Aspects and Evidence”, Regenerative Medicine Comprehensive Review Course, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV, August 18-21, 2016.
  • “Comprehensive Applications for Spine in Regenerative Medicine”, The 23rd Annual Napa Pain Conference, Meritage Resort, Napa Valley, CA, August 25-27, 2016.
  • “Progress in Regenerative Medicine Pain Therapy”, The 21st Annual Advanced Pain Conference and Practical Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, August 29-31, 2016.
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Comprehensive Bio-Skills Lab, Medical Education and Research Institute, Memphis, TN, September 16-18, 2017.
  • “BMC for Discogenic Back Pain”, Cell Therapy Training, MedRebels, Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Austin, TX, September 30-October 1, 2017.
  • “High Density SCS”, Spinal Cord Stimulation Comprehensive Review and Cadaver Workshop, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, University of Central Florida, College of Medicine, Orlando, FL, October 21-22, 2016.
  • “Stem Cell Updates”, Texas Pain Society’s 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dallas, TX, October 28-30, 2016.
  • “Intradiscal Stem Cell Therapy”, New York New Jersey Society Interventional Pain Physicians, Hyatt Regency, Jersey City, New Jersey, November 3-6, 2016.
  • “Regenerative Medicine”, California Society Interventional Pain Physicians 7th Annual Meeting, Bacara Resort & Spa, Santa Barbara, CA, November 11-13, 2016.
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Science Care, Long Beach, CA, January 13-15, 2017.
  • Evolve Workflow Presentation, Medtronic, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) 20th Annual Meeting, Caesars Palace Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, January 19-22, 2017.
  • “Regenerative Medicine for Joints, Tendon and Ligament Fenestration”, Apex Biologix, New York City, New York, January 28-29, 2017.
  • “Practical Tips to Implement Regenerative Medicine to Your Practice – Indications, Protocols and Educating Patients”, Apex Biologix, New York City, New York, January 28-29, 2017.
  • “High Density Stimulation”, The Cleveland Clinic 19th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Orlando, Florida, February 4-8, 2017.
  • “Should Opioids Be Used for Chronic Pain”, The Cleveland Clinic 19th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Orlando, Florida, February 4-8, 2017.
  • Stimwave Cadaver Lab, Faculty, Advanced Pain Management, Appleton, Wisconsin, February 18, 2017.
  • “Where Minimally Invasive Procedures Fall within Diagnosis & Treatment Algorithms”, Third Annual Kauai Pain Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, February 24-25, 2017.
  • “High Density Stimulation”, Third Annual Kauai Pain Conference, Kauai, Hawaii, February 24-25, 2017.
  • “Bone Marrow Concentrate: Evolution, Physiology, Indications, Mechanism of Action and Preparation”, Regenerative Medicine Comprehensive Review Course, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Memphis, Tennessee, March 3-5, 2017.
  • “Regenerative Medicine for the Spine-Disc, Facet and SI Joint”, Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cell Training Workshop, APEX Biologix, Park City, Utah, March 11-12, 2017.
  • “Stryker IVS Product Training Course”, MERIN Platinum Training Center, Henderson, Nevada, March 25, 2017.
  • “The Role of the Interventional Pain Specialist in Chronic Pain”, Willis Knighton Pain in Primary Care Symposium, WK Eye Institute, Shreveport, Louisiana, April 8, 2017.
  • “Degenerative Disc Disease: Pathophysiology, Biochemistry and How This Pertains to a Regenerative Medicine Approach to Treatment”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 2017 Annual Meeting, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 20-22, 2017.
  • “Understanding the SI Joint Basic Science”, “ASIPP Guidelines for SIJ Interventions”, SI-Bone Interventional Pain Symposium, Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center, Plano, Texas, May 12-13, 2017.
  • “Application of Regenerative Medicine in Spinal Disorders”, “Lumbar Discography: Technical Considerations and Evidence”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Regenerative Medicine Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop, Rosen Centre Hotel and University of Central Florida Health Sciences Campus, Orlando, Florida, June 16-17, 2017.
  • “Radiofrequency Principles”, Spine Intervention Society Radiofrequency Bio-Skills Lab, Medical Education & Research Institute, Memphis, Tennessee, June 23-25, 2017.
  • “Patient Selection: Psychologic evaluation, Confounding Medical Conditions, Approval Process”, Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting & Neurostimulation Bio-Skills Lab, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, California, July 19-22, 2017.
  • “Panel - Managing Coagulation in the Setting of Interventional Pain Treatment” & “Panel - Rapid Fire: Injections in the Treatment of Pain. Which injection, how often, how many. Is there a better way”, West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami, Florida, July 28-30, 2017.
  • “Regenerative Medicine for the Spine-Disc, Facet and SI Joint” Bone Marrow Aspirate Technique Lecture and Video, APEX Biiologix Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell Training Workshop, New York Medicine Doctors Clinic, New York, New York, August 12-13, 2017.
  • “Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC)”, “ Radiofrequency Treatment of Spine & Musculoskeletal Pain: Basic Principles & Clinical Applications –Sacroiliac Joint”, Napa Pain Conference, The Meritage, Napa Valley, California, August 17-20, 2017.
  • “Degenerative Disc Disease & Regenerative Medicine”, “New Interventional Pain Techniques and Data – MILD/VERTIFLEX, The 22nd Annual Advanced Gabor Racz Interventional Budapest Pain Conference and Workshops Including Fluoroscopic and Ultrasound Guided Procedures, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, Semmelweis University Labs, Budapest, Hungary, August 28-30, 2017.
  • “PRP and Stem Cell Choosing the Right Option for your Patients”, National Spine & Pain Centers, The Business of Pain Medicine: 21st Century Challenges and Solutions, Washington Marriott Marquis, Washington, D. C., September 14-17, 2017.
  • Hands-on Lab Instructor, Comprehensive Bio-Skills Lab, Center for Advanced Learning and Simulation Tampa, Florida, September 23-24, 2017.
  • “Understanding the SI Joint basic science: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, Why the SI joint hurts, Diagnosis of SI Joint Pain”, SI-Bone Interventional Pain Symposium, The Godfrey Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, October 13-14, 2017.
  • “ASIPP guidelines for SIJ Interventions”, SI-Bone Interventional Pain Symposium, The Godfrey Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, October 13-14, 2017.
  • “PRP and Stem Cell Therapy: Harvesting Techniques”, NY/NJSIPP Pain Symposium 2017 Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies, Hyatt Regency Jersey City, Jersey City, New Jersey, October 26-29, 2017.
  • “Intradiscal Stem Cell Therapy”, NY/NJSIPP Pain Symposium 2017 Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies, Hyatt Regency Jersey City, Jersey City, New Jersey, October 26-29, 2017.
  • “Regenerative Medicine”, Texas Pain Society 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dallas, Texas October 27-29, 2017.
  • “Lumbar Discography: Technical Considerations and Evidence”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Review Course for Interventional Techniques and Review Course for Regenerative Medicine, The Four Seasons Hotel and the Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 3-5, 2017.
  • “Lumbar Facet Joint Interventions (Intraarticular, Nerve Blocks and Radiofrequency Thermoneurolysis): Technical Considerations and Evidence”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Review Course for Interventional Techniques and Review Course for Regenerative Medicine, The Four Seasons Hotel and the Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 3-5, 2017.
  • “Application of Regenerative Medicine in Spinal Disorders”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Review Course for Interventional Techniques and Review Course for Regenerative Medicine, The Four Seasons Hotel and the Oquendo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 3-5, 2017.
  • Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, Course Director, Science Care, Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Butte Phoenix, Arizona, November 10-12, 2017.
  • “Regenerative Medicine/Basic Science of Regenerative Medicine Principles and Practice” American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 16th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, Disney Yacht Club, Lake Bueno Vista, Florida, November 16-18, 2017.
  • Interventional Spine Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation Advanced Product Training Course, Instructor, Stryker Learning Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, December 9, 2017.
  • Regenerative Medicine Didactic and Panel Discussion Moderator, World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography 4th Annual Meeting and Review Workshop, Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables, Miami, Florida, February 16-18, 2018.
  • “The Future of Regenerative Medical Technologies; Other Factors to Consider”, North American Spine Society 14th Annual Evidence & Technology Summit, Grand Summit Lodge, Park City, Utah, February 21-24, 2018.
  • “Minimally Invasive Therapies for Lumbar Stenosis”, North American Spine Society 14th Annual Evidence & Technology Summit, Grand Summit Lodge, Park City, Utah, February 21-24, 2018.
  • “Biological Treatment of the Painful Disc: It Makes Sense, But Does it Work?” North American Spine Society 14th Annual Evidence & Technology Summit, Grand Summit Lodge, Park City, Utah, February 21-24, 2018.
  • Stryker Interventional Spine Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation Advanced Product Training Course, ASGE Institute for Training and Technology, Downers Grove, Illinois, March 3, 2018.
  • “Future of Regenerative Medicine”, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 20th Annual Meeting, Marriott Orlando World Center, Orlando, Florida, March 15-17, 2018.
  • “Stryker IVS Product Training Course”, Stryker Learning Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 7, 2017.
  • Cervical Procedures Bio-Skills Lab, Instructor, Russell C. Klein Center for Advanced Practice, LSU School of Medicine, Lions Building , New Orleans, Louisiana, April 13-15, 2018.
  • “Regenerative Medicine: Key Concepts and Regulatory Landscape”, World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, New York, New York, April 19-20, 2018.
  • “Regenerative Medicine: Lumbosacral Spine”, 9th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain, Dublin, Ireland, May 9-12, 2018.
  • Discogenic Pain – What is the Best Solution, Moderator, WVSIPP Innovations and Treatment for Spine and Nerve Pain, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Florida. May 31-June 3, 2018.
  • “Stem Cell Overview: Bone Marrow, Adipose, Amniotic Tissue, Cord Blood”, Platelet Rich Plasma & Stem Cell Training Workshop, Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institute, Embassy Suites by Hilton, West Valley City, Utah, June 23-25, 2018.
  • “History of Ultra Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures”, Superion Bio-Skills Education Course (Vertiflex), National Bio-Skills Laboratories, Dallas, Texas, July 14-15, 2018.
  • Spine Intervention Society Comprehensive Bio-Skills Laboratories, Instructor, Science Care, Long Beach, California, July 21-22, 2018.
  • Spine Intervention Society 26th Annual Meeting, Moderator, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, August 15-18, 2018.
  • “Integrating Regenerative Medicine into an Interventional Practice”, The 23rd Annual Advanced Gabor Racz Interventional Budapest Pain Conference and Workshops Including Fluoroscopic and Ultrasound Guided Procedure , Kempinski Hotel Corvinus, Budapest, Hungary, August 27-30, 2018.
  • “Superion IDE Trial Study Design and Results”, Superion Bio-Skills Education Course (Vertiflex), National Bio-Skills Laboratories, Dallas, Texas, September 15, 2018.
  • “Exploration of Evidence-Competitive Landscape” Nevro HF10 Therapy Educational Summit, The Westin Austin Downtown, Austin, Texas, September 21-22, 2018.
  • “Managing the Opioid Epidemic • Pain Management and the Use of Stem Cells, PRP, IRAP” and “What should a doctor look for when choosing BMC, PRP, GDFC, A2M, and IRAP? Do cell counts matter?”, 3rd Annual MedRebels Cell Therapy Training, Hyatt Regency, Austin, Texas, October 25-27, 2018.
  • “Regenerative Medicine – today and in the future”, NY/NJSIPP Pain Symposium, 2018 - "Evolving Advanced Pain Therapies”, Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey, November 8-11, 2018.
  • “Current Practice Standards for Toxicology Monitoring”, 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, San Antonio, Texas, November 15-17, 2018.
  • “Latest Findings for Intradiscal Therapy”, 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country, San Antonio, Texas, November 15-17, 2018.
  • “Therapeutic Disc Intervention”, Spine Intervention Society Disc Access Bio-Skills Lab, Science Care Lab, Long Beach, California, January 12-13, 2019.
  • “Diagnosing a Practice”, Nevro Business of Pain Fellows Course, Hyatt Lost Pines, Cedar Creek, Texas, February 1-3, 2019.
  • “Treatment Algorithm for Spinal Stenosis”, World Institute of Pain Miami Annual Conference & Cadaver Workshop, Miami Anatomical Research Center, Miami, Florida, February 15-17, 2019.
  • “Teaching Pearls”, Spine Intervention Society Instructor Academy, Science Care, Phoenix, Arizona, March 30-31, 2019.




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