Issa named Medical Director of BWFH Pain Management Center

Dr. Mohammed Issa

Dr. Mohammed Issa, who splits his time at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital between Brigham and Women’s Comprehensive Spine Center and the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, was recently named Medical Director for the Pain Management Center. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall operation, safety and care of the Pain Management Center.

Dr. Issa studied medicine at the University of Alexandria and psychiatry at West Virginia University School of Medicine where he spent a year as Chief Resident in the Department of Psychiatry. He has also completed fellowships in Addiction Psychiatry (Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine), Pain (Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School) and Forensic Psychiatry (Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University School of Medicine).

In the Pain Management Center, where Dr. Issa has worked since 2014, the medical staff treats patients with back pain (both chronic and acute), cancer pain and more. The center treats a variety of pain conditions and utilizes the latest evidence-based treatments from medication management to interventional and minimally invasive surgical treatments to help improve patients’ function and quality of life.

As Medical Director, Dr. Issa hopes to continue the tradition of excellent quality patient care long delivered by the Pain Management Center. “We will continue to lead the pain community in providing the latest up-to-date treatments for our patients, and will continue to put patient safety and satisfaction as a priority goal moving forwards.”

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