Dr. Tamer Elbaz is a board-certified interventional Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology specialist. His passion for pain medicine started when he was in medical school. He decided to pursue the necessary long steps to specialize in that field. He completed his anesthesiology training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He was elected to be the chief resident during his final year of training, an honor granted only to the very best. While applying for fellowship training in pain medicine, he was offered training in many places, but he choose to train at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital center, which offered the best training in the field in the tri-state area.
He was then elected to be the Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship Training program at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. He trained many physicians on various treatment modalities for pain management. He currently holds an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine position at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was appointed a NYS Pain Medicine committee member.
Dr. Elbaz traveled the world lecturing and training pain medicine specialists on the latest techniques in the field. He presented at many conferences nationally and internationally.
Dr. Elbaz has extensive knowledge and experience performing interventional pain procedures for acute and chronic pain syndromes. He is particularly interested in treating difficult and complicated cases. He is constantly in pursuit of the newest techniques in treating difficult conditions.
He is currently a member of:
- World Institute of Pain
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
- International Spine Interventional Society
- American Society of Anesthesiologist