About Us

Established in 1979, the U-M Back & Pain Center offers a comprehensive approach to pain care.  We use evidence-based techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain for a range of conditions from the spine all the way to advanced therapies for cancer pain.  Our dedicated staff maintains a tradition of excellence and innovation. Our longevity bears testament to our patients’ consistent satisfaction, which our team of specialists achieves through providing compassionate and high quality medical care.

Committed to educating the next generation of leaders in the field, we offer fellowship training opportunities to provide an appropriate atmosphere and opportunity for fellows to become consultants and practitioners in multidisciplinary pain medicine. Our approach to education encompasses competency in the medical, interventional, physical and behavioral aspects of pain medicine to produce top leaders and practitioners.