The Duke Pain and Palliative Care Program treats many types of pain including joint-related pain, migraine headaches, fibromyalagia, sickle cell crisis, and other chronic pain conditions.
Duke offers a team approach and specialized pain programs to address patients' chronic pain. Our program combines the efforts of pain management specialists including neurologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, psychiatrists, physical therapists, and psychologists to address the multiple facets of pain.
Pain services include the following:
A referral from your physician is needed for an appointment. For more information, call the Duke Consultation and Referral Center toll-free at 888-ASK-DUKE (888-275-3853).
The Duke Pain Clinic opened in October 2000. Winston C.V. Parris, MD, is director of the Pain Clinic, where patients have access to the Anesthesiology Pain Clinic, Neurological Disorders Clinic, Biofeedback Laboratory, and other resources all at one location.