Advanced Pain Therapy, PLLC
President, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)
Medical Consultant, Pain Management Program, Forrest General Hospital
Past President, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)
Past President, Southern Pain Society
Past President, Mississippi Pain Society
Past Chair, AAPM Annual Conference
B. Todd Sitzman, MD, MPH has authored more than 70 scientific publications including abstracts, manuscripts, and book chapters. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Pain Medicine and Pain Practice.
Dr. Sitzman is involved in patient advocacy and postgraduate medical education, lecturing nationally and internationally on topics related to pain pharmacology and interventional pain therapies. He has been interviewed and quoted in Parade Magazine, ABC News, New York Times, USA Today, WebMD, Pain Medicine News and American Medical News.
Dr. Sitzman is a native of New Orleans, LA, and received his medical and master of public health degrees from Tulane University. Following an internship in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, he received anesthesiology and pain management specialty training at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, VA. Prior to moving to Hattiesburg, he was a consultant in anesthesiology and pain medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Sitzman is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine.
He resides in Hattiesburg with his wife Lisa and daughter Olivia.
Honors & Awards
- Distinguished Service, American Academy of Pain Medicine
Recent Sessions at Neurovations Events
2017 Napa Pain Conference
- New Waveforms of Spinal Cord Stimulation: 24-Month HF-10 Data for Back & Leg Pain
- Best Practices in Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Improving Safety for Neuromodulation & Intrathecal Therapy: The Neuromodulation Appropriateness Committee and Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference Recommendations
2016 Napa Pain Conference
- The Evidence for 10-kHz High-Frequency Therapy
- Kapural, L., Yu, C., Doust, M. W., Gliner, B. E., Vallejo, R., Sitzman, B. T., … & Bundschu, R. (2015). Novel 10-kHz high-frequency therapy (hf10 therapy) is superior to traditional low-frequency spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic back and leg painThe SENZA-RCT randomized controlled trial. Anesthesiology: The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, 123(4), 851-860.
- Chen, H., Lamer, T. J., Rho, R. H., Marshall, K. A., Sitzman, B. T., Ghazi, S. M., & Brewer, R. P. (2004, December). Contemporary management of neuropathic pain for the primary care physician. In Mayo Clinic Proceedings (Vol. 79, No. 12, pp. 1533-1545). Elsevier.
- Kapural, L., Yu, C., Doust, M. W., Gliner, B. E., Vallejo, R., Sitzman, B. T., … & Yang, T. (2016). Comparison of 10-kHz high-frequency and traditional low-frequency spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic back and leg pain: 24-month results from a multicenter, randomized, controlled pivotal trial. Neurosurgery, 79(5), 667-677.
- Kornick, C., Kramarich, S. S., Lamer, T. J., & Sitzman, B. T. (2004). Complications of lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation. Spine, 29(12), 1352-1354.
- Sitzman, B. T., & Uncles, D. R. (1996). The effects of needle type, gauge, and tip bend on spinal needle deflection. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 82(2), 297-301.
- Deer, T. R., Prager, J., Levy, R., Burton, A., Buchser, E., Caraway, D., … & Grigsby, E. (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference—2012: recommendations on trialing for intrathecal (intraspinal) drug delivery: report of an interdisciplinary expert panel. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 15(5), 420-435.
- Deer, T. R., Prager, J., Levy, R., Rathmell, J., Buchser, E., Burton, A., … & Erdek, M. (2012). Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference—2012: Consensus on Diagnosis, Detection, and Treatment of Catheter‐Tip Granulomas (Inflammatory Masses). Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, 15(5), 483-496.
- Westbrook, J. L., Uncles, D. R., Sitzman, B. T., & Carrie, L. E. (1994). Comparison of the force required for dural puncture with different spinal needles and subsequent leakage of cerebrospinal fluid. Anesthesia and analgesia, 79(4), 769-772