Dr. W. Porter McRoberts created and now serves as the medical director of Interventional Spine, Pain and Neurosurgery at Holy Cross Hospital. In addition to ACGME fellowship training at Emory University in Interventional Spine and Pain medicine he is double board certified in both pain medicine ABA/ABPMR and in physical medicine and rehabilitation/ABPMR. Post-graduate training in Medical Anthropology led Dr. McRoberts to his interest in Pain Medicine, training at University of Kentucky, then Loma Linda University for residency. Dr. McRoberts has completed book chapters on Spinal Cord Stimulation for the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Comprehensive Textbook of Pain Medicine, current surgical approaches for spinal disc disorders, surgical approaches for peripheral nerve stimulation and surgical approaches for peripheral nerve field stimulation. He has recently published peer reviewed academic articles on reduction of incision size for spine procedures, as well as a large prospective study regarding a novel target for neuromodulation for low back pain. Dr. McRoberts regularly speaks and teaches nationally and internationally about the ever evolving and most creative approaches to chronic pain treatment. He is a contributing member of multiple spine and pain societies, works with and designs research for leading pain and spine therapeutic industry leaders and is principal investigator for multiple prospective FDA IDE trials in neuromodulation for pain, ultra-minimally invasive spine surgery, and novel injection techniques and drugs.
- Holy Cross Hospital
- Fort Lauderdale, FL