Dr Nicholas J. Tannous, MD, FAAPMR is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and has extensive training and practice in Interventional Pain Management and Regenerative Interventional Orthopedic Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and participates actively with the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation. At KureSmart Pain Management, Dr. Tannous provides a holistic approach to the diagnosis and treatment of neuro and musculoskeletal pain conditions.
He has substantial knowledge and training in varied neurological and musculoskeletal pathologies. He often recommends using more conservative management options such as physical therapy, chiropractic, prosthetics and orthotics and adding more advanced interventional techniques for neuropathic, musculoskeletal, or visceral complaints. Dr. Tannous’ knowledge of imaging and electrodiagnostic medicine allow him to diagnose conditions more readily, while utilizing ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance to provide interventions to manage the underlying problem.
Dr. Tannous completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and then his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern School of Medicine and Parkland Hospital. He also underwent further subspecialty training in interventional pain management in Southeast Missouri at Advanced Pain Centers. As an active member in the Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Neuromodulation Society, and the Interventional Orthopedic Foundation, he continues to refine his knowledge to implement cutting edge treatment techniques. In addition, Dr. Tannous enjoys participating in interventional regenerative conferences, nutritional and metabolic medicine meetings for the treatment of neurological and musculoskeletal pain, and conducting clinical trials.