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One of the world’s leading authorities on nonsurgical treatments of spine and disc problems, Dr. Kevin Pauza regularly speaks to professional organizations and the media about his specialty. Cofounder and co-owner of Texas Spine and Joint Hospital and a Senior Partner at Spine Specialists, P.A., Dr. Kevin Pauza maintains a private practice, conducts research, travels the globe to lecture on his areas of expertise, and publishes scholarly articles and textbook chapters on interventional spine techniques. Dr. Pauza holds a license to practice medicine in Texas and board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Kevin Pauza has lectured before the annual meetings of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the International Spine Intervention Society, and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation. He has also spoken to audiences in Tokyo, at the Mayo Clinic, and at Harvard University about his specialties. Dr. Pauza has served on the Board of Directors of the International Spine Intervention Society, as Chairman of the Society’s Standards Committee, and more recently as President-elect. Dr. Pauza has been featured in stories that appeared on the Discovery Channel, CBS Sunday Morning, and the CBS Evening News, as well as in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Educated at Pennsylvania State University, Columbia University, and East Texas Medical Center’s Neurological Institute, Dr. Kevin Pauza strongly advocates for biologic and nonsurgical treatments of neck and back pain. Dr. Pauza and his colleagues hold patents for several procedures, involving a device and the use of biologic drugs, to encourage healing and regeneration of deteriorated tissues. Scholarly articles authored or coauthored by Dr. Kevin Pauza have appeared in Pain Physician, The Spine Journal, the Journal of Virology, and the Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia. He also has had chapters published in Depalma’s Interventional Spine Techniques (2010), Hanley and Belfus’s Pain Procedures in Clinical Practice (2000), and Weinstein’s Injection Techniques: Principles and Practice (1995).

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Owner and Founding Partner

Texas Joint and Spine Hospital




University of Pennsylvania