Pain Medicine Fellowship

We prepare the next generation of pain management physicians for the full scope of practice opportunities, from basic science research to high volume outpatient opportunities. Questions? Email [email protected].

Pain Medicine Fellowship

MetroHealth/ Case Western Reserve University offers an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. The The goal of our program is to prepare the next generation of pain management physicians for the full scope of practice opportunities, from basic science research to high volume outpatient opportunities. 

MetroHealth/ Case Western Reserve University offers an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. The program runs July 1st to June 30th.  

The program will provide the most advanced and up-to-date training in comprehensive and interventional pain medicine. Fellows will receive multi-disciplinary training with rotations through Anesthesiology, Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The program will accept two fellows each year from an American Board of Medical Specialties accredited residency program. 

The Fellowship program has core faculty including 5 Board Certified pain physicians whose practice primarily involves comprehensive and interventional treatments to patients suffering from a variety of painful conditions in the Pain and Healing Center, as well as the Spine Center. 

The fellows will be involved various training and treatments, including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal pump implantation, radiofrequency ablation, neurolytic blocks, and a multitude of other interventions. There is dedicated training in surgical skills, neuromodulation and ultrasound interventions. The fellows will have experience in Addiction Medicine, Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine. Fellows will be encouraged and provided ample opportunity to participate in research and attend at least one national pain meeting during the fellowship year. 

The program is active in research. We are involved in various clinical trials as well as in extramural funded projects, including NIH funded research. We are members of and collaborate in research with the Cleveland FES Center and MetroHealth Research Institute. 

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