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Carey-Walter Franklin Closson, MD

About

Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, 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.

What Patients Are Saying

“Dr. Closson is the best doctor I have ever been to. He seems to care about his patients and listens very well to them.” – Daryl

Affiliations Bowie
Awards
  • Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Maryland, Dept. of Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology Chief Resident - University of Maryland Medical System
Education
  • College
  • Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
  • Medical School
  • The Medical College of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 1998
  • Internship
  • Saint Agnes Healthcare Baltimore, MD 1999
  • Residency
  • University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore, MD 2002
  • Fellowship
  • University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore, MD 2003
  • Board Certification
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine