Our goal at the Guardian Headache & pain management Institute is to provide the safest, highest quality of care available in a warm, compassionate environment. Our competent professional staff of nurses, technicians and support personnel works hand in hand with the medical staff to ensure each person's visit to our clinic is as pleasant and productive as possible. The Guardian Headache & pain management Institute uses an integrated multi-disciplinary team approach to focus on your individual needs. This approach combines patient education and rehabilitation with advanced diagnostic techniques. We are dedicated to helping people lead pain free, healthy lives again. Our commitment to a caring, compassionate patient-physician relationship is one of the keys to our success. The institute offers comprehensive pain management care based on techniques and procedures proven to be safe and effective.
Dr. Benjamin Taimoorazy has been elected as a Fellow Member of the American Headache Society (AHS) at its 54th annual meeting in July of 2014 held in Los Angeles, California.Fellow of the AHS (FAHS) is a position of honor and recognition and reflects acknowledgement by peers of high professional and scholarly achievement, integrity, outstanding professional maturity, and superior competence. Fellow Members of the American Headache Society, handpicked based on academic and research merit, must have United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) certification in headache medicine.
Trained to treat and care for all varieties of chronic painful disorders, Dr. Taimoorazy is the only interventional pain management anesthesiologist in the state of Illinois that is sub specialized and board certified in the field of headache medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS). Currently there are only six other physicians in the United States and North America that hold this combined sub specialty certification. Dr. Taimoorazy is also board certified and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM), the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) and The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA).
Dr.Taimoorazy is a clinical instructor of surgery at University of Illinois in Campaign/Urbana and a member of the nerve block registry of the AHS. In conjunction with the American Migraine Foundation, his practice, the Guardian Headache and Pain management Institute, is one of the few sites in the nation that is actively involved in prospective research studies on the outcomes of interventional management of chronic headaches. The results of these studies have been presented at the International Headache Congress and international spine intervention society meetings in Boston, MA and New York, NY. He also serves on the research committee for the Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundation of Bloomington, Illinois where he has been a member since 2011.
A recipient of Robert D. Dripps, M.D. award, Dr. Taimoorazy is involved in educating medical residents and serves on different committees for improving delivery of healthcare services to patients. For the past twenty years he has been involved in the care of a wide variety of chronic and acute painful conditions while serving as the chairman of Anesthesiology Consultants, LTD. Recognizing a need in the community for specialized headache and pain management treatment, Dr. Taimoorazy established the Guardian Headache & Pain Management Institute in March of 2011. He is the inventor of the non-invasive, externally applied NapasTM airway management device used to improve breathing under anesthesia. In 2006 he was voted physician of the year by the employees of the Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal IL.
Dr. Taimoorazy is the author of Before You Go Under, a step-by-step guide to ease your mind before going under anesthesia. In this manuscript he strives to provide patients with enough information regarding the anesthetic and pain management process concerning surgical procedures