People: Dr. Christopher A. Woolley joins Sierra Neurosurgery Group

Dr. Christopher A. Woolley

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Sierra Neurosurgery Group, which has with four locations across Northern Nevada, announced Aug. 16 the addition of Interventional Pain Management Specialist Dr. Christopher A. Woolley, effective Sept. 1.

According to an Aug. 16 press release. Dr. Woolley is well-versed in complex spine injections, radiofrequency ablations and joint injections. He is trained in neuromodulation, including spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation, as well as intrathecal pump placement and regenerative medicine techniques.

Dr. Woolley completed his Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at the University of California, San Diego; earned a Master of Science from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston; and completed medical school at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his anesthesiology residency and Interventional Pain Management fellowship at the UC San Diego.

Dr. Woolley complements the pain management expertise of Dr. Jacob Blake and the entire Sierra Neurosurgery Group pain management team.

“I was initially drawn to Sierra Neurosurgery Group by the physicians themselves,” Dr. Woolley said in a statement. “Throughout my training I have spent a lot of time in the operating room, in clinics and in hospital settings with neurosurgeons and I can say that the physicians and care teams at Sierra Neurosurgery Group are not only technically skilled, but they are also incredibly compassionate and put their patients first.

“I was also struck by how humble, and incredibly down to earth the team was. This combination is rare, and I consider myself lucky to join Sierra Neurosurgery Group.”


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