Medical Advisors



Andrea Trescot, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Trescot is the past Chair of the Education Committee of the World Institute of Pain. After 15 years of private practice, she joined academics as a professor and served as the Director of the pain fellowship programs for the University of Washington and the University of Florida/VA Pain Center, before she returned to private practice. She was President of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) from June 2007 to June 2008.


David Kloth, MD


Connecticut Pain Care, Pain Management Specialist, past president of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP).


Gabor Racz, MD

Chairman Emeritus

Professor and Chairman of Dept of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University. “Father” of interventional pain medicine. Past president of World Institute of Pain (WIP).


Konstantin Slavin, MD

Neurosurgeon, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago. Senior Advisor to the board of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and International Neruomodulation Society (INS).


Aaron Calodney, MD

Precision Spine Care, Tyler, Texas. Past President – American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). Board of Directors – Spine Intervention Society (SIS). Chairman of Education Committee – Spine Intervention Society (SIS).


Ralph Rashbaum, MD

Texas Back Institute, Orthopedic Surgeon with over 30 years of SCS experience. Consulted on Stimwave product design during development.


Stephen Pyles, MD

University of Florida College of Medicine graduate,  has developed a reputation as an innovator in the treatment of chronic, intractable pain. He is the inventor of the Pyles needle, an epidural needle used in the placement of percutaneous SCS leads. Dr. Pyles has six more patents pending relating to various interventional techniques and devices.