Director of Clinical Research, Precision Spine Care

Member of the Board of Directors, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
Board of Directors, Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
Past President, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
Past President, Texas Pain Society


Aaron Calodney, MD is a Past President of the Texas Pain Society and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). He has served on the board of the International Spine Intervention Society for many years and SiS Director of Education.

Dr. Calodney is board certified in Anesthesiology and carries subspecialty certification in Pain Management through the American Board of Anesthesiology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed a family medicine internship at St Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, New York. His residency in anesthesiology and subsequent interventional pain management fellowship was completed at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at the Denver Children’s Hospital.

With particular interest in Spine and special interests including Neuromodulation and Intrathecal Drug Delivery, Biological treatment of the painful degenerative disc, Peripheral nerve injury, and Radiofrequency ablation, Dr. Calodney has presented and published many articles and textbook chapters. He is actively involved in clinical research and has delivered over 250 invited lectures in the US and abroad.

Dr. Calodney is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and many other professional societies.

He is an author of the first Evidenced Based Treatment Guidelines in Interventional Pain and Evidenced Based Guidelines for the Use of Opioids published in the Pain Physician journal and on the National Guideline Clearinghouse. Dr. Calodney previously was appointed by the governor of Texas to serve on the Advisory Committee on the Regulation of Controlled Substances Act.


Previous Neurovations Presentations

2017 Kaua’i Pain Conference

2017 Napa Pain Conference


Select Publications

  • Trescot, A. M., Boswell, M. V., Atluri, S. L., Hansen, H. C., Deer, T. R., Abdi, S., … & Cicala, R. S. (2006). Opioid guidelines in the management of chronic non-cancer painPain Physician9(1), 1.
  • Manchikanti, L., Abdi, S., Atluri, S., Benyamin, R. M., Boswell, M. V., Buenaventura, R. M., … & Cash, K. A. (2013). An update of comprehensive evidence-based guidelines for interventional techniques in chronic spinal pain. Part II: guidance and recommendations. Pain physician16(2 Suppl), S49-283.
  • Manchikanti, L., Staats, P. S., Singh, V., Schultz, D. M., Vilims, B. D., Jasper, J. F., … & Racz, G. B. (2003). Evidence-based practice guidelines for interventional techniques in the management of chronic spinal painPain Physician6(1), 3-81.
  • Manchikanti, L., Abdi, S., Atluri, S., Balog, C. C., Benyamin, R. M., Boswell, M. V., … & Burton, A. W. (2012). American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) guidelines for responsible opioid prescribing in chronic non-cancer pain: Part I–evidence assessment. Pain Physician15(3 Suppl), S1-65.
  • Manchikanti, L., Benyamin, R. M., Singh, V., Falco, F. J., Hameed, H., Derby, R., … & Snook, L. T. (2013). An update of the systematic appraisal of the accuracy and utility of lumbar discography in chronic low back painPain Physician16(2 Suppl), SE55-95.
  • Datta, S., Manchikanti, L., Falco, F. J., Calodney, A. K., Atluri, S., Benyamin, R. M., … & Cohen, S. P. (2013). Diagnostic utility of selective nerve root blocks in the diagnosis of lumbosacral radicular pain: systematic review and update of current evidence. Pain Physician16(2 Suppl), SE97-124.