The Spine and Pain Center was formed by Dr Eric Grigsby in 2014 and is now part of Neurovations, a patient care and innovation company. Neurovations provides the best care for every patient we see- every day. Today, we are a national leader in medical device and pharmaceutical innovation, clinical research, pain, and neuroscience education, and community health through our non-profit Foundation, HealthRoots. Our unwavering mission is to inspire hope and to contribute to health and well-being of our patients and communities through integrated clinical practice, research, and education.
At the Spine & Pain Center of Kauai, our mission is to inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of the Kauai community, by bringing more than two decades of experience in whole-patient care to the management of chronic pain.
Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA
Dr. Eric Grigsby enjoys a national reputation for excellence in the field of Pain Management. He has a background as a researcher, teacher and clinician, and brings over 25 years of clinical experience to the Napa Pain Institute. Dr. Grigsby attended elementary and secondary school in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, and received a Bachelors Degree in Biology and Economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He formed an interest in Pain Management as a career while working at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
After graduating from Boston University Medical School in 1984, Dr. Grigsby trained in General Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was then invited to join the Medical Staff and teach at the Mayo Medical School until moving to California in 1989. The Dean of the University of California at Davis Medical Center then invited Dr. Grigsby to establish their first Pain Management Center, where he served as Medical Director until 1992. Following his post at UC Davis, Dr. Grigsby established his private Pain Management practice in Napa, California.
Today, he and his staff of over 25 professionals consult with patients from throughout Northern California and the western United States, and now Kauai and the Hawaiian Islands. More recently, Dr Grigsby completed his Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He speaks nationally on topics such as non-operative treatment of spinal disorders, the safe use of medications for treatment of pain, and the legal and regulatory issues relating to proper treatment of patients with chronic illness.
Daniel S. Choi, MD, MBA
Dr. Choi is an accomplished interventional pain physician who specializes in minimally invasive techniques to decrease suffering and enhance the quality of life in his patients. He brings with him a wealth of experience and tools to help people from head to toe.
Dr. Choi completed his pain fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Boston. He mastered residency training in Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City. Prior to this, he matriculated at Albany Medical College, New York and where he was inspired to become an interventional pain physician. He has a reputation as an excellent Clinician, and a dedicated family man and will continue to bring the Kauai community the very best patient care possible.
Meghan Damelio-AGNP-BC, ACHPN
Meghan Damelio is a highly skilled nurse practitioner with a wide range of experience in pain and palliative medicine, emergency and intensive care. Meghan is dedicated to providing help in areas that need it most. She believes that pain management and patient-centered care should be available to everyone.
Meghan joins SPCK from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City where she practiced for several years as a nurse practitioner in palliative care services. Meghan graduated with a Bachelor of Science from New York University College of Nursing and received her Master of Science from Hunter-Bellevue College of Nursing in New York. Meghan also served as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at New York University College of Nursing educating future generations of registered nurses.
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