Michelle O’Connor, PA
Michelle O’Connor joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2010 and works alongside Dr. Douglas Wisor caring for patients suffering from acute and chronic nerve pain, disc injuries, and arthritis of the spine. She assists Dr. Wisor with neuromodulation therapy using spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency denervation, minimally invasive disc surgery, and thermal annuloplasty.
Michelle holds two bachelors of science degrees, the first from James Madison University in Health and a Minor in Military Science. She completed her second Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Howard University. Additionally she earned her Master of Science in Health Administration from Central Michigan University. She has attended courses in Pain Management and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital (Berenson-Allen Center) in Boston MA.
She is a former Military Officer who served on Active Duty from 1989 through 1998 as a Logistics Officer in the US Army Quartermaster Corps. She completed assignments at Schofield Barracks Hawaii, Ft. Jackson South Carolina and Ft Lee Virginia. While on active duty she also completed the Medical Officer Basic Course through the Army distant learning program at Fort Sam Houston Texas.
Michelle earned her Bachelors of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Howard University and a Master in Health Administration from Central Michigan University. She also holds a second Bachelors Degree in Health from James Madison University. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant and holds professional membership in the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
- BS, James Madison University
- BS, Physician Assistant Studies, Howard University
- MS, Health Administration, Central Michigan University
- Medical Officer Basic Course, US Army
- Physician Assistant
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Peripheral nerve block
- Trigger point injection