Trinity Health welcomes Michael J. Templer, MD, a pain specialist double board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. Dr. Templer completed his Anesthesiology residency and Pain Management fellowship at Wayne State University in Michigan. He comes to Minot from Illinois, where he provided comprehensive pain management in association with Orthopedic Center of Southern Illinois. As medical director of the Trinity Pain Center at Trinity Health South Ridge, he provides the full range of non-surgical remedies, including injection therapies, nerve blocks and electrical stimulation.
Anesthesiologists provide anesthesia services, pre-operative counseling and post-operative pain management.
The team at Trinity's Pain Clinic can help patients with back and neck pain, cancer care or cancer care therapy related pain, cervicogenic headache and occipital neuralgia, chest wall pain, complex Regional Pain Syndrome (also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), Degenerative Disc Disease, Facet syndrome, failed back surgery, Ischemic pain from peripheral vascular disease, limb pain, nerve entrapment, Peripheral neuropathy, Phantom limb/stump pain, post herpetic neuralgia (pain from shingles), Radiculopathy (Sciatica), Sacroiliac joint pain, and Spinal stenosis