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Carey-Walter F. Closson, MD

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


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, White Marsh
  • Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Maryland, Dept. of Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology Chief Resident - University of Maryland Medical System


  • 02/15/2024
    Rating: 5

    Very good customer service.

  • 01/31/2024
    Rating: 5

    Administrative experience 100% better

  • 01/25/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Closson and his staff are very professional, thorough, courteous, organized, and friendly.

  • 01/25/2024
    Rating: 5

    On time, (no waiting) Dr. Clossen was professional, polite and thorough. Good bed side manner.