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Expert Panellist: Timothy Deer

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Timothy Deer

President and CEO, The Center for Pain Relief, Inc. (WV, USA); Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, West Virgina School of Medicine (WV, USA); President of the International Neuromodulation Society

The Center for Pain Relief, Inc. treats more than 3500 chronic pain patients per month, many with unique conditions that require an algorithmic approach to their management. Dr Deer is a native West Virginian who received his medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine and where he currently holds the position of clinical professor of anesthesiology.

Dr Deer is the president of the West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP)and has recently been elected to the position of President of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS). Dr Deer is a former member of the board of directors of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)and has served as faculty, moderator and presenter on many important subjects at many national and international meetings.

Dr Deer has published extensively on a wide range of topics including injection techniques, minimally-invasive disc procedures, intrathecal drug delivery, and spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, as well as served tirelessly on many editorial boards. Dr Deer has recently served as author and series editor on a number of textbooks relating to interventional techniques.

Dr Deer is well known for his passion in lobbying for the safe utilization of pain therapies and improving access to care for patients as well as instructing physicians and clinicians on effective pain control, palliative care and end of life care for patients suffering from chronic, unrelenting pain pathologies.

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