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Fellows and Research Staff

Interventional Pain Fellowship Video

Current Fellows


  • Dr. Matthew Tan, MDDr. Matthew Tan, MD
  • Dr. Travis Schaefer, DODr. Travis Schaefer, DO
  • Dr. Thomas Regan, MDDr. Thomas Regan, MD
  • Dr.  Christopher Harb, DODr. Christopher Harb, DO
  • Dr. Sami Hafsa, MDDr. Sami Hafsa, MD

Past Fellows


  • Haley Wardrip, MD – Pain Attending at Midwest Anesthesia/Pain Associates, Kansas City, MO
  • Chris Massey, MD, MPH – Pain Attending at Pain Specialists of America, Austin, TX
  • Akash Patel, DO – Interventional Pain and Attending at Northshore Uni Health System, Skokie, IL
  • Ryan Kuta, DO – Interventional Pain Physician at Duly Health Care, Schaumburg, IL
  • William Rittmeyer, DO – Pain Attending at Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL


  • Neal Shah, MD - Private Practice Pain Attending in Elgin, IL
  • Junaid Mukhdomi, MD - Pain Attending in Columbus, OH


  • Mitchell Bosman, MD - Pain Attending. Rush University Medical Center. Chicago, IL
  • Bhaskara Ganti, MD - Pain Attending. Balcones Pain Consultants. Austin, TX
  • Maggie Garcia, MD - Interventional Pain Management Attending. Dynamic Pain & Wellness. Pensacola, FL
  • John Gburek, MD - Interventional Chronic Pain Attending. Diagnostic Pain Center. Austin, TX
  • Raj Patel, MD - Pain Attending. Capital Pain Institute. Austin, TX


  • Matthew Bowersox, MD - Pain Attending/Attending Anesthesiologist. NorthShore University HealthSystem. Skokie, IL
  • Jonathan Church, MD - Pain Attending. Capitol Pain Institute. Austin, TX
  • Himabindu Gandam, MD - TBD
  • Michael Gibson, MD - Pain Attending. Sister Saint Mary's Health. Madison, WI
  • Tolga Suvar, MD - Pain Attending. Rush University Medical Center. Chicago, IL


  • Leon Anijar, MD - Spine and Wellness Centers of America, Miami, FL
  • Nathan Maltezos, DO - Restorative Pain Care, West Chester, PA
  • Christopher Netzel, MD - SSM Health - Madison, WI
  • Farshad Rashidian, DO - Restorative Pain Care, West Chester, PA


  • Dili Dhanani, MD - Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, WV
  • Sean Ormond, MD - Metrohealth, Cleveland, OH
  • Taher Saifullah, MD - Comprehensive Spine and Pain Physicians, Burbank, CA
  • Chau Vu, MD - Peninsula Pain Clinic PLLC, Seattle, WA


  • Andrew Chapman, MD - VCU Health Systems, Richmond, VA
  • Dennis Gumbrecht, MD - Texas Pain Physicians, Dallas, TX
  • William Landphair, DO - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Ramesh Singa, MD - Napa Pain Institute, Napa, CA


  • Ali Daha, MBBS - War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Ranos Falta, MBChB - Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia, MN
  • Neil Kamdar, MD - Pain and Rehabilitative Consultants Medical Group, Emeryville, CA
  • Sandeep Pillarisetty, MD - Ultima Spine and Pain, LLC, Orlando, FL

Research Staff

  • Robert J McCarthy, PharmD - Director Anesthesia Research
  • Jeffrey S. Kroin, PhD
  • Vaskar Das, PhD
  • Mario Moric, MS - Biostatistician