Michael Fishman, MD
Director of CIPS Research
Dr. Michael Fishman, MD is a double board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine specialist. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and went on to train in Anesthesiology at Yale University and in Pain Medicine at Stanford University.
Dr. Fishman takes a comprehensive approach to pain management, utilizing medications, interventions, as well as complementary/alternative medicine approaches to achieve functional restoration in his patients.
Dr. Fishman has a particular interest in the use of spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Dr. Fishman is actively involved with neuromodulation research and is on the cutting edge of new treatments for pain. He is actively involved in the North American Neuromodulation Society, where he serves as director of the Residents and Fellows Section and as course director for pre-conference workshops. In this capacity, he is at the helm of the largest neuromodulation training course in the world.
Dr. Fishman thinks ‘outside the box’ to create individualized treatment plans for his patients.
Education & Training
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Fellowship: University of Maryland, Interventional Pain
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Maryland in Baltimore
Board Certification: Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management
I’ve been working with Dr. Fishman for the past 11 months. He has been extremely supportive and educational throughout my experience with him. While under his care, he makes sure that your answers are provided. I highly recommend him!Patient