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Dr. Kwiecien

Dr. Timothy Kwiecien is a board-certified anesthesiologist who specializes in interventional pain management. He completed his bachelor's degree in Economics at Wayne State University before moving on to complete his Doctorate of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Following medical school, Dr. Kwiecien completed a four-year residency program in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. During his senior year of residency, he practiced anesthesiology and interventional pain management at Zhejiang University Hospital in Hangzhou, China. Dr. Kwiecien was then afforded the opportunity to complete his Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, while training under international academic leaders in the field of pain management. Dr. Kwiecien was born and raised in Michigan. He has a passion for advancing accessibility to pain management resources in Michigan, which led him to pursue private practice in 2023. His primary goal is to appropriately identify potential pain generators through clinical history, physical examination, and diagnostic imaging studies. Dr. Kwiecien will then create individualized and targeted interventional treatment plans to address patient-specific pathology and chronic pain states. 

Research publications

A New "Transgrade" Technique for Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Shows Promise in Safety and Efficacy.


Published
1 November 2019

​​Recent advances in magnetic resonance imaging for stroke diagnosis

Published 30 September 2015

"Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in early 2016 for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic intractable pain of the lower limbs in adult patients with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS I and II)."

"In stroke, diagnosis and identification of the infarct core and the penumbra is integral to therapeutic determination. With advances in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, stroke visualization has been radically altered."

Alex, PA-C

Alex is a board-certified physician assistant with clinical experience in internal medicine, geriatric care, and pain management. She graduated with a Master's of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, she obtained a BBA and MBA from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, with employment in both the manufacturing and insurance sectors. She is committed to providing exemplary and compassionate care to her patients in her home state of Michigan. Alex is both a clinician and office manager for West Michigan Interventional Pain & Spine. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and many outdoor activities with her husband, twins, and pets.

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