Dr. David Kloth is the founder and medical director of Connecticut Pain Care. He began practicing medicine in Connecticut in 1991 as a member of the Danbury Hospital Anesthesia Department. During his time at the hospital Dr. Kloth served as the Director of Acute Pain Management and developed the Chronic Pain Service. In 1995, Dr. Kloth decided to open Connecticut Pain Care so that he could focus on meeting the needs of the chronic pain community. Dr. Kloth feels strongly about the importance of education and service in the practice of medicine. Service comes from providing quality patient care, while also working with different groups to help maintain access to care for patients on a local, state, and national level. Dr. Kloth began his education at Union College where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Math. While pursuing his degrees, he spent three summers performing research in the Cardiovascular Experimental Surgery Laboratory at the Berg Institute. This experience served to confirm his love of medicine and following graduation, Dr. Kloth enrolled in the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he focused on Cardiothoracic and Pain Management and served as the Co-Director of the Resident Journal Club. Since graduating from his residency program, Dr. Kloth has maintained his commitment to education, attending numerous lectures, classes, and conferences on the practice of pain management and emerging technology and treatments. He maintains multiple certifications including the American Board of Anesthesiology with additional certification in the subspecialty of pain management. He is also holds certification from the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians and he is the only physician in the state of Connecticut to hold this certification. He is also a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice through the World Institute of Pain. Acknowledging the contributions of the people who mentored him during his education, Dr. Kloth routinely teaches courses on various pain management treatments. Dr. Kloth is the Immediate Past-President and Chair of the Advocacy and Policy Committee of the North American Neuromodulation Society. During his tenor on the NANS Board he has helped start and develop numerous projects including the formal admission of NANS to the AMA, started the Residents and Fellows Section and, Women in Neuromodulation (WIN), oversaw the creation of an updated website for NANS, began a legislative fellowship program, and connected NANS with multiple other societies through the Multi-Society Physician Workgroup (MPW). Dr. Kloth’s current focus is to further develop NANS advocacy roles to ensure the society has a voice in the healthcare changes that will occur in the next few years and into the future.
- Connecticut Pain Care
- Danbury, CT
Healthcare and Policy: Preserving Neuromodulation