Board-certified physician in interventional pain management and anesthesiology. Chief medical officer at The Sprintz Center in The Woodlands, Texas. Medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Medical School in Lubbock. Internship and anesthesiology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Fellowship in interventional pain management at Rush University in Chicago. Third board certification in addiction medicine Served as director for the Geriatric Pain Center at UT Physicians Center for Healthy Aging, where he managed degenerative spinal and nonspinal chronic pain as well as compassionate pain palliation for geriatric patients near the end of life. Served as the chief interventional pain management physician at Memorial Hermann TIRR Medical Center to treat patients with neurological conditions, such as spinal cord injury, stroke, and complex pain after surgery and trauma. Extensive knowledge in the treatment of chronic pain syndromes throughout the body and is not limited to the spine. Primary clinical interests are persistent post-surgical pain, nerve and spinal cord injury pain, geriatric or elderly pain, spinal pain, headaches, abdominal pain, and pelvic pain. Holds an adjunct professor position for the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Serves as a consultant for the Texas Medical Board.