Leonardo Kapural, MD PhD Professor

Dr. Leonardo Kapural is a Pain Physician at the Carolinas Pain Institute and Center for Clinical Research. He is also Clinical Faculty, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine. Dr. Kapural’s interests include peripheral nerve stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, discogenic low back pain and visceral abdominal pain. Following his Fellowship in Pain Management at the Cleveland Clinic, he stayed in Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department for 10 years, serving also as Director of Clinical Research and Professor of Anesthesiology at CCLMC of the Case Western University. Dr. Kapural is an active member of number of professional organizations including the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, North American and International Neuromodulation Societies and World Institute of Pain. In addition, he is an invited speaker to many national and international meetings. He served as Director-At-Large of American Academy of Pain Medicine, North American and International Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Kapural’s experience is broad and encompasses teaching and clinical education, extensive research, and innovations in the area of pain treatments which brought him two Innovator Awards. His noteworthy research findings have been published in more than 160 journal articles, more than 200 abstracts, two books, and 40 book chapters. He is listed by his peers in the 'Best Doctors in America.'

Carolinas Pain Institute
Winston Salem, NC

The Neurostimulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee (NACC) Guidelines: Update

Plenary Session 1