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Dr. Joseph Empey, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology specialist in Saint George, UT and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine anesthesiology.Read his story
Dr. Empey's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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Dr. Empey's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Empey "Dr. Empey is fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine. He completed this training at the world famous Mayo Clinic. Dr. Empey is a native to St. George, Utah and graduated from both Dixie High School and Dixie College. He then completed his Bachelors degree at the University of Utah in Biochemistry with honors. He was also an honor graduate of the George Washington University where he obtained his Medical Doctorate degree (MD). After medical school, he returned to the University of Utah to complete an internship in Internal Medicine and a medical residency in Anesthesiolgy. Lastly, he completed his training in Interventional Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in both Scottsdale, Arizona and Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Empey has had the highest level of training available for a pain specialist and in addition to his expertise in interventional pain medicine, has had extensive training in medical management, physical medicine/physical therapy, cancer pain therapy, psychology and life style modification. He believes in a multidisiplinary approach to pain treatment. Dr. Empey has also been involved in the research of pain. He has published a paper reporting the NIH funding patterns in pain research in a peer reviewed journal. Another study he published evaluated the biochemistry and function of flaggelar motors. Dr. Empey has spent countless hours volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America, coaching youth sport teams and serving in his church. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, waterskiing, snowboarding, shooting hoops and playing guitar."
This content was provided by Dr. Empey "Our goals
Treat the source of pain after diagnosing the problem
Decrease the level of pain and suffering
Return patients to a maximum level of functioning and independence
Help restore our patients' quality of life
Use non-surgical treatments to minimize rehabilitation time
Continue to be one of the best Reno Pain Management facilities
To achieve these goals, we strive to provide excellent customer service and the best trained physicians in the area. We use modern equipment and our facility offers a full range of interventional pain services."