Dr. Suresh Krishnan, MD
President and Founder
- Board Certified in Pain Medicine
- Board Certified in Anesthesiology
- Post Graduate Diploma in Ear Nose Throat Surgery
Dr. Suresh Krishnan is triple board-certified and has over 37 years of experience in the field of medicine, including 20 years as an Interventional Pain Specialist. He underwent, Anesthesiology training at New York–Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Weil Cornell College of Medicine –an Ivy League medical school. He then went to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee for further training in pain management. He also underwent fellowship training in Pain Management at the prestigious Northwestern University of Chicago Illinois. At Northwestern University he became proficient in various pain management techniques under Dr. Benzon, who is one of the icons in the field of Pain Management.
Dr. Krishnan has the rare designation of being board-certified in three different medical fields, including the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, and Postgraduate Diploma in Ear Nose Throat Surgery from M.G.R Medical University INDIA. He has served as a Medical Director and Chief Anesthesiologist at Guam Surgery Center. He has been working in the counties of St. Charles and Lincoln for the past 17 years in the field of Pain Management.
Dr. Krishnan is proficient in performing epidural steroid injections, Facet nerve blocks, Radiofrequency ablations, Joint injections, Placement of Spinal cord stimulators, and Intrathecal pain pumps. He is also proficient in Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty. He has performed Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression, disc decompression Nucleoplasty and other advanced pain procedures to help people in pain to lead almost a normal life. Botox for migraine treatment is one of the many techniques used for the treatment of headaches. Weaning patients off heavy doses of narcotics to enable them to think and function better is one of the primary intentions of his practice. Patients are counseled on quitting tobacco and weight loss to help them lead a better life.
Dr. Krishnan has been trained by Regenexx, a premier institution in the field of Regenerative Medicine. This involves the use of platelet-rich plasma, A2M, and bone marrow aspirate concentrate from the patient’s own body. The benefit of this treatment is backed by extensive research and publications by Regenexx. This therapy would help patients with joint pain, neck and back pain, spinal instability, joint instability, or nerve entrapment. The training as an Interventional Pain Therapist and Regenerative medicine specialist is a marriage between the most ideal fields to help patients in pain.