Fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain Management
Board Certified in Pain Medicine
Specialization in minimally-invasive, outpatient surgical procedures for chronic pain
Thomas J. Jacques, MD specializes in the treatment of cervical and lumbar spine pain, neuropathic (nerve) pain, and arthritic pain. Dr. Jacques specializes in minimally invasive, fluoroscopically (x-ray) guided procedures to reduce or eliminate pain and improve the function and quality of life of his patients. His areas of focus include radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulation, kyphoplasty and regenerative procedures such as platelet-rich plasma injections.
Dr. Jacques received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and majored in Biology. He subsequently, received his Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. During his time at the University of Wisconsin, he studied the interaction between the immune system and the brain and spinal cord while doing research in the Department of Neuroimmunology. Dr. Jacques completed his residency in Anesthesia and Pain Management at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles and was nominated as Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Cedars-Sinai.
His professional affiliations include the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and International Spine Intervention Society.