PHOENIX, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Pain Consultants announced today that interventional pain management specialist, Matthew T. Crooks, MD, has joined their pain medicine group, practicing primarily at their East Valley locations. Dr. Crooks is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. Upon completion of his anesthesiology/critical care residency at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident, Dr. Crooks completed his fellowship in pain management at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Aubrey Maze, Chief Executive Officer of Valley Anesthesiology Consultants, says that "the addition of Dr. Crooks is integral to the group's strategy to expand its presence throughout the East Valley, and the group looks forward to providing comprehensive pain medicine care to referring physicians and their patients in Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe and surrounding communities."
Dr. Crooks and his Valley Pain Consultants colleagues provide ethical and compassionate care for all chronic pain conditions, including state-of-the-art and highly specialized techniques for the treatment of lower back pain, upper back pain, neck pain, sciatica, headaches, extremity pain and failed back surgery syndrome (also known as post-laminectomy syndrome), as well as many other less common conditions. Living with chronic pain is challenging; Valley's providers are dedicated to helping restore patients' lives.
If you or someone you know is suffering from a chronic pain condition, please call 480.467.2273 to schedule an appointment with one of our physicians at one of our seven Valley-wide locations.
About Valley Pain Consultants: The physicians of Valley Pain Consultants are fellowship-trained and board-certified in pain medicine. They and their staffs are dedicated to improving the quality of life of each of their patients through the multidisciplinary and compassionate treatment of acute, chronic and cancer pain. Offering a comprehensive spectrum of therapeutic options, Valley Pain Consultants is a division of Valley Anesthesiology Consultants, one of the nation's premier providers of anesthesia services; a physician group nationally recognized for its commitment to the highest standards of patient care, serving patients and their physicians throughout the greater Phoenix metropolitan area for more than 25 years.