Back Pain Doctors

North American Spine has partnered with board-certified leaders in the field of minimally invasive spine treatment. Most back pain doctors perform thousands of procedures in the epidural space and use the natural opening to access the spinal canal for other procedures such as drug delivery and epiduroscopy. The minimally invasive AccuraScope proceduresrepresent a significant, yet natural evolution of pain management procedures.

Dr. Abram Burgher
Board Certification: Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Abram BurgherDr. Burgher pursued a stellar medical education at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a bachelor of science with magna cum laude honors and a medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors. He followed his medical degree with an internship, residency, and fellowship in Pain Management at the world-famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Dr. Stanley Golovac
Board Certification: Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Stanley GolovacDr. Golovac is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and the Board of Pain Management. He completed his education at UTESA University, and has gained extensive clinical experience in anesthesiology, emergency room medicine, and alternative services.
Location: Merritt Island, Florida (Orlando Region)
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Alfredo L. Marti, M.D.
Board Certification: Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Alfredo MartiDr. Marti attended the University of Miami for his undergraduate studies and went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1982. Dr. Marti then completed his internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center as well as his residency in Anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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Dr. Michael McKee
Board Certification: Pain Management

Dr. Michael McKeeDr. McKee is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management and serves as the Chief of Pain Management at several hospitals. Bilingual in English and Spanish, Dr. McKee has served patients for more than 17 years and has experience as an associate professor and postdoctoral research fellow. He is formally trained in general surgery and anesthesia, with a special focus on the latest techniques in Interventional Pain Management.
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Dr. Damon Noto
Board Certification: Pain Management and Rehabilitation

Dr. Damon NotoDr. Noto is the president of the Spine and Joint Center Medicine & Acupuncture in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. Noto’s philosophy is to see patients as a whole person rather than a set of symptoms – taking into consideration their physical and mental aspects and designing a course of treatment that meets their unique needs. He was awarded the 2012 Patient Choice Award for his compassionate approach to his patients.
Location: New York, NY and Hackensack, NJ
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Dr. Matthew Ranson
Dr. Matthew RansonBoard Certification: Anesthesiology with Certification in Pain Management

Dr. Ranson’s specialties include extensive training and experience in numerous interventional surgical pain procedures including minimally invasive laminectomy decompression procedures, implantable devices, and posterior intra-facet fusion. He completed his fellowship in Pain Management at Duke University, and is currently ranked in the top one percent of spinal cord implanters in the United States.
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Dr. Vladimir Redko
Board Certification: Pain Management

Dr. Vladimir RedkoDr. Redko believes in providing a multidisciplinary approach to pain treatment, tailored to the type of pain that the patient is experiencing and the specific medical objectives outlined for the patient to achieve a comfortable and productive lifestyle. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Management, and Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.
Location: Houston, TX
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Dr. Louis Saeger
Board Certification: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Dr. Louis SaegerDr. Saeger attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He completed clinic clerkships at the University of Oklahoma Tulsa Medical College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Additionally, Dr. Saeger completed his internship in internal medicine at Tulsa Medical College and his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Washington School Of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. During his fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology and Multidisciplinary Pain Center at the University of Washington, Dr. Saeger received the NIH National Research service award.
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Dr. Darren Schuhmacher
Board Certification: Pain Management

Dr. Darren SchuhmacherDr. Schuhmacher is a third-generation physician who is dedicated to helping individuals struggling with chronic pain, using a comprehensive array of interventional pain management therapies and treatments. He was named one D Magazine “Best Pain Management Physicians” in 2011.
Location: Dallas, TX
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Dr. Kelly Will
Board Certification: Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology

Dr. Kelly WillDr. Kelly Will has been in Pain Management private practice since 1989, where he has performed innovative treatments tailored to each patient. These treatments employ a combination of various injection therapies such as epidural steroid injections or selective root blocks as well as implantable spinal cord stimulation techniques. He has been named one of the Best Doctors in Dallas by D Magazine every year from 2003 – 2011.
Location: Dallas, TX
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Dr. Jason A. Williams
Board Certification: Anesthesiology

Dr. Jason A. WilliamsDr. Williams helps patients with a wide range of pain management interventions ranging from spinal injections to the AccuraScope® procedure. He began his career in a Pain Management Fellowship under the renowned Drs. Gabor Racz, Mark Boswell, Miles Day and Rafael Justiz at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center International Pain Institute. He then gained a wide breadth of experience in the emergency room, a prison unit, and assignments in Fort Worth, Dallas and Ft. Lauderdale. Dr. Williams became the Director of Anesthesia Services and Chief of Surgery at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Hospital in Kaufman, Texas in 2009. He has also provided supervision and services to facilities in Arlington and Houston.
Location: Dallas, TX
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Dr. Jose De Andres
Board Certification: Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Jose De AndresDr. De Andres graduated from the School of Medicine of the Valencia University in Spain and completed his Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice at the World Institute of Pain. He received his Ph.D in 1990 with his discourse on “Neurostimulation as optimization method in regional nerve block.”
Location: Valencia, Spain
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Dr. Peter Lierz
Board Certification: Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy

Dr. Peter LierzDr. Lierz received his initial medical training in the Medical Corps in the German Armed Forces. From there he went on to graduate from the Medical School at the Universities of Dusseldorf and Aachen, Germany in 1983 & 1989. In 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Public Health from the St. Elisabeth University Bratislava & in 2011, a M.Sc. in Pain Medicine at the Danube University Krems. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, and Medical Director and Chief of Staff at Marienkrankenhaus Soest, Germany.
Location: Marienkrankenhaus Soest, Germany
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Dr. Pierluigi Manchiaro
Board Certification: Clinical Pharmocology, Analgesic Therapy

Dr. Pierluigi ManchiaroDr. Manchiaro graduated in Medicine & Surgery in 1990 from the University of Padua, Italy. In 1994 and in 1997, he received post graduate diplomas in Clinical Pharmocology and Post University Analgesic Therapy from the University of Padua.
Location: Padua, Italy
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Dr. Marcos Masini
Board Certification: Pain Medicine, Neurology

Dr. Marcos MasiniDr. Masini graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of Uberlandia, MG in 1976. From there, he completed his residency in Ministry of Health at Federal District Hospital in 1979 and the Sarah Network of Rehabilition Hospitals in 1980. At the University of Nottingham, Royal Infirmary, Dr. Masini specialized in spinal neurosurgery beginning in 1982. Two years later, he received his Master of Medicine (Neurology) from the Federal University of Sao Paulo and in 2000 earned his PhD in Medicine, Neurology.
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Dr. Jean-Pierre Van Buyten
Board Certification: Anesthesia & Intensive Care, Pain Therapy, Neuroanesthesia

Dr. Jean-Pierre Van BuytenDr. Van Buyten received his Doctorate in Medical Science, Surgery & Obstetrics from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium in 1980. From 1980-1984, he continued his training in Anesthesia & Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium; in Pain Therapy at the University Hospital in Gent; in Neuroanesthesia at CHU Montpellier, France; and in Obstetric Anesthesia at the CHU Pitie-Salpetriere Paris, France. In 1997, he graduated with a specialized degree in Intensive Care Medicine.
Location: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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