About Us

The West Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (WVSIPP) is dedicated to providing cutting edge education, information and support to physicians and clinicians treating patients in pain. We are a West Virginia society with national and international reach and we are a certified and sanctioned branch of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). We gladly support the mission and goals of ASIPP and their members.

Our board members include international thought leaders in interventional pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation including physicians: Timothy Deer, MD, Christopher Kim, MD, Brian Yee, DO, Rudy M. Malayil, MD, Nicholas Bremer, MD, Warren Grace, MD; Governmental and Industry Liaison: Richard Vaglienti, MD, MBA, DABA, DABPM; and Business and Education: Michelle Byers-Robson.

ASIPP Home Page: https://asipp.org/

Mission Statement of the WVSIPP

To promote the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost effective interventional pain management techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and related disorders and to insure patient access to these interventions.

CME Mission Statement of the WVSIPP

To provide and encourage educational and professional growth opportunities for physicians and allied health professionals, all clinical health care professionals, as well as other local health care facilities. Pain management is the focus topic including: International healthcare and advocacy, care of the elderly and disabled, neurology and neurobiology, compliance and legal issues, treatment of the entire patient and coordination of care efforts. Topics are selected based on finding from accrediting bodies, data driven, intensive analysis, core measures, patient satisfaction, quality indicators, risk management findings, medical staff communication, and physician needs assessment results.

Educational programs are fair and balanced, unbiased and available to practitioners at all levels. Educational formats will include live lectures, written materials, enduring medical education and hands-on labs. This will be provided via outreach to practitioners at all levels.