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Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD

Professor of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine

Pain Physician, Carolinas Pain Institute and Center for Clinical Research

Bio

Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD is a Pain Physician at the Carolinas Pain Institute and Center for Clinical Research. He is also Professor of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine. Dr. Kapural’s interests include peripheral nerve stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, discogenic low back pain and visceral abdominal pain.
Following his Fellowship in Pain Management at the Cleveland Clinic, he stayed in Cleveland Clinic’s Pain Management Department for 10 years, serving also as Director of Clinical Research and Professor of Anesthesiology at CCLMC of the Case Western University.

Dr. Kapural is an active member of number of professional organizations including the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, North American and International Neuromodulation Societies and World Institute of Pain. In addition, he is an invited speaker to many national and international meetings. He served as Director-At-Large of American Academy of Pain Medicine, and currently as Director-At-Large of both North American and International Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Kapural’s experience is broad and encompasses teaching and clinical education, extensive research, and innovations in the area of pain treatments which brought him two Innovator Awards. His noteworthy research findings have been published in more than 100 journal articles, more than 100 abstracts, two books and 30 book chapters.

He is listed by his peers in the “Best Doctors in America”.

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Previous Neurovations Presentations

2017 Napa Pain Conference

2016 Napa Pain Conference

  • Radiofrequency Denervation of the Hip: Novel Approaches & Long Term Effectiveness

2014 Napa Pain Conference

  • Pelvic Pain: A New Interventional Algorithm for Treatment

2013 Napa Pain Conference

  • High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation

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