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Carey-Walter F. Closson, MD

  • Fellowship
  • University of Maryland Medical System United States Baltimore, MD 2003
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine USA Baltimore, MD 2003
  • Internship
  • St. Agnes Healthcare-GME Baltimore, MD 1999
  • Medical School
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 1998
  • Residency
  • University of Maryland Medical System United States Baltimore, MD 2002
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine USA Baltimore, MD 2002
  • Undergraduate
  • Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 1994


Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine (Board Certified), Pain Management

Dr. Closson joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2007. He attended The Johns Hopkins University where he received a B.S. in Biology. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and then completed a General Surgery Internship at St. Agnes Hospital.

Dr. Closson’s Anesthesiology residency and fellowship in Interventional Pain Management was at the University of Maryland Department of Anesthesiology. He has given numerous lectures on low back pain, complex regional back pain syndrome, spinal cord and peripheral stimulation.

Among his achievements, Dr. Closson is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Maryland Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Pain Society
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • American Academy of Pain Management

Dr. Closson believes in a multidisciplinary comprehensive and conservative approach catered to each individual patient’s needs. He believes that the goal in pain management should be to improve function, and to allow for improved quality of life through the appropriate treatment of pain.

Affiliations Bowie, National Harbor
  • Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Maryland, Dept. of Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology Chief Resident - University of Maryland Medical System


  • 06/10/2024
    Rating: 5

    Several times I have been there l have seen that what l didn’t get in other places, l have gotten it there.

  • 06/05/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Closson and the staff are awesome. They always provide exceptional customer service.

  • 05/29/2024
    Rating: 5

    Great care. Everyone on my medical team showed care and concern

  • 05/27/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Closson is so patient with me, I wouldn't want any other Dr. but him. The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful. I usually deal with [...] and he is awesome. [...], the nurse at my procedures is amazing as well. Dr. [...], who I see for my check ups is equally as nice and helpful.