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New Physician Joins Shepherd Center Medical Staff

James G. Liadis, M.D., will treat patients in the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute

Shepherd Center has announced that James G. Liadis, M.D., joined the hospital’s medical staff on July 16, 2018. He will treat patients in the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute.

“Dr. Liadis will make a great addition to the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute and to Shepherd Center’s team overall,” said Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, chief medical officer at Shepherd Center. “He is an incredibly talented physician, and I know he is committed to helping patients of the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute find a solution for their pain so that they can live healthy and active lives.”

After earning a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience from the University of Michigan, Dr. Liadis earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Liadis completed his training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C., and he is fellowship-trained in pain management through the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

“Chronic pain is a complex medical issue that affects all aspects of daily life,” Dr. Liadis said. “I look forward to working with the skilled team of clinicians at the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute to provide our patients with the excellent and personalized care they have come to expect from our program.”

The Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of medicine and specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and application of interventional treatment for the management of pain and related disorders. Its practice model is geared toward treating both the physical and emotional components of pain to restore and maintain function and improve quality of life. The Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute uses the latest imaging technology to establish a precise diagnosis, treating pain at its source and providing a comprehensive rehabilitation plan to ensure the best possible opportunity for long-term improvement. The Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute offers acute and chronic pain management and rehabilitation for spine, joint and other pain-related conditions.

Learn more about the Shepherd Spine and Pain Institute.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.