Chronic pain is the most common cause of long-term disability. It lasts longer than "normal healing" (several months), and can cause severe problems.
Meet Dr. David Webb
Dr. David Webb grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia, where he graduated with honors from Stephenson High School in Dekalb County. He completed his undergraduate training at the prestigious Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Webb then completed medical school and a post-graduate residency in Anesthesiology, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia.
Dr. Webb further specialized his medical training, completing a fellowship in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and an Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of Iowa.
During his medical training, he served as chair of the Resident Section of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles relating to all aspects of interventional pain medicine and has been involved in investigative clinical research which has opened new doors in the treatment of chronic pain.
Dr. Webb brings to Georgia Pain and Spine Institute a wealth of knowledge acquired through the years of training and in practice. He is double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and is one of a limited number of physicians in the country who is dual fellowship trained in both acute and chronic pain medicine.
Dr. Webb specializes in many interventional and non-interventional techniques, including neurostimulation for the treatment of chronic pain experienced after back surgery and other nervous system related disorders. He also has extensive experience as a medical expert witness and as a treating physician in personal injury cases. As a former athlete, he has a particular interest in treating pain that results from sports-related injuries to help his patients return to an active lifestyle.