Dr. Christopher Gilmore, MD, of the Carolinas Pain Institute and lead author on the multi-center trial of the largest base of patients thus far evaluating SPR Therapeutics‘ percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation called SPRINT ® PNS for low back pain discusses this drug free, minimally invasive option. The treatment is up to 60 days but offers long-term pain relief for many patients dealing with back pain, pain in the extremities, and for chronic and acute applications.
Dr. Christopher A. Gilmore, a magna cum laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He then completed a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville and fellowship training in pain medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He obtained board certification in 2007.
Dr. Gilmore is a clinical assistant professor at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He actively participates in the training of anesthesia residents and fellows and is well-versed in medication management, interventional techniques, peripheral nerve and spinal cord stimulation, and intrathecal drug delivery.
Dr. Gilmore is best known for his breadth of knowledge and engaging personality. His pleasant, reassuring bedside manner enables him to effectively maintain trusting physician-patient relationships.