Aside from founding and directing his own pain management and patient care facility, Dr. Samuel Theagene stays connected to the medical field through various affiliations and research projects. As an expert in pain management and rehabilitation, Dr. Samuel Theagene is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR). Dr. Samuel Theagene is also a Fellow of both the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians. He further contributed to the field, along with colleagues T. Chao and S. M. Rho, by publishing the case report “Rehabilitation Post Total Hip Replacement Secondary to Amyloidoma,” during his residency at the State University of New York (SUNY).
Dr. Samuel Theagene decided on his specialty during his residency at SUNY, Kings County Hospital, and the Brooklyn V.A. Medical Center. By the time he finished his formal education in 1994, he was well versed in clinical rehabilitation and the management of various injuries and conditions following strokes, brain and spinal cord injuries, connective tissue disorders, and more. Dr. Samuel Theagene has since worked as Medical Director at four accredited rehabilitation or pain management facilities. Most recently, Dr. Theagene has served as Medical Director of Empire State Pain & Neuro P.C., which he founded in 2010. The office manages two outpatient facilities in Long Island, where he oversees all treatments, using the latest medical technology in fluoroscopy and electromyography. Dr. Samuel Theagene lives and works in Brentwood, New York. When he is not working, Dr. Theagene enjoys playing piano, studying literature, and spending time outdoors.