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Featured Doctor: Pain Management Specialist, Dr. Lester Zuckerman, M.D.

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Dr. Lester Zuckerman, of the Rockville, MD office, believes in a comprehensive approach to pain management and spine pain care. His goal is to use the latest and most sophisticated interventional and non-surgical techniques to reduce a patient’s pain and get them functional again as soon as possible.

“I want to help to improve your quality of life and reduce your suffering. I start with compassionate, open dialogue and proper diagnosis leading to effective, cutting-edge treatment options.” ~Dr. Lester Zuckerman

Dr. Zuckerman joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 1998. Currently a member of NSPC’s Board of Directors, he also serves as the practice’s Chief Medical Officer. Prior to his current position, he taught at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has also held posts as the Director for The Center for Pain Management at Englewood Hospital (New Jersey) and the Director of Pain Management Services for the Veteran’s Administration Hospital (Philadelphia, PA). A seasoned pain management specialist with 20 years of experience, his contribution the specialty of Pain Management and approach to patient care have regularly merited peer recognition in the region as one Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Doctors.”

Honest, caring, and technically skilled, he instills confidence and trust in his patients and professional associates. An advocate for continuing education, Dr. Zuckerman dedicates considerable time to exploring advances in pain management techniques and emerging therapies. He has been published in top-tier professional journals and has lectured to peers and the public on the diagnosis and treatment of pain syndromes. A list of Dr. Zuckerman’s treatments offered include, but are not limited to: epidural nerve block, facet joint injections, SI joint injection, medial branch blocks, radiofrequency neurotomy and spinal cord stimulation.

More About Dr. Zuckerman

A native of New York, he is married and has two children. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, biking, hiking, traveling and computers.