Dr. Mark J. Burish, who is board certified in neurology and fellowship trained in pain medicine, specializes in the treatment of neck pain, back pain and neuropathic pain. His research interests focus on headaches and facial pain. For 4 years, he has been seeing pain patients, headache patients, and doing translational headache research. A cum laude graduate of Princeton University, Dr. Burish received his MD/PhD in the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of California at San Francisco, where he was co-chief resident of the UCSF Moffitt-Long Service and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During his residency, he was also honored with the Core Clerkship Teaching Award, voted by third-year medical students as one of five residents who went “above and beyond in terms of dedication to teaching, mentorship, community-building, patient care and medical student development and support.” He completed his fellowship in interventional pain management in the department of Anesthesiology at UCSF. Dr. Burish is a co-author of articles that have appeared in the Journal of Comparative Neurology, The Neurohospitalist, Brain Behavior and Evolution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cerebral Cortex, Journal of Neurophysiology, and the Journal of Neuroscience, among others. His practice setting is currently the academic hospital at UT Houston.
- UT Health Science Center at Houston
- Houston, TX