The Augusta Pain Center is honored to announce the arrival of Dr. Marshall Bedder who joins the practice effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Bedder served as Commander in the United States Navy Reserve Medical Corps and most recently was deployed to serve in Afghanistan. He is a nationally and internationally renowned interventional pain physician who brings decades of knowledge and experience to the CSRA.
Dr. Bedder is board certified in Anesthesiology with Special Qualifications in Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology, and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He was head of the Pain Management Center at Oregon Health Sciences University, where he established the Anesthesia Pain Fellowship training program. He served as Director of Anesthesia Services and Pain Fellowship Director for the Alaska Spine Institute in Anchorage, Alaska. He was also the Director of lnterventional Pain for the Pacific Medical Centers in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Bedder's other accolades include serving on the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee for Pain Medicine in Alaska and Washington, being a founding member, past board member, treasurer and President-Elect for the North American Neuromodulation Society. He is a Board member Emeritus for the American Society of Pain and Neuroscience and has served on the Medical Advisory Board for Boston Scientific Neuromodulation since 2006. He also helped to establish the hands-on-workshops for implantable therapies that have become the industry standard.
Dr. Bedder has published over 40 original journal articles, reviews and textbook chapters. He continues to present extensively on pain management topics worldwide. He has served on the Editorial Board for the journal Neuromodulation and continues to serve as a current reviewer.
Dr. Bedder's practice utilizes a patient centered interdisciplinary approach to treating chronic pain, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for each patient. He is very excited to join the outstanding staff of the Augusta Pain Center to provide advanced technology solutions to the chronic pain patients of our community.