Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
Kevin J. Pauza, M.D. is a renowned Physician, educator, and medical innovator. Dr. Pauza is an Interventional Spine Specialist, is co-founder and co-owner of the Texas Spine and Joint Hospital. He is the first physician in the history of his specialty to pursue FDA approval for using biologics to treat the spine. Presently, and in the future, millions of patients will benefit from his development of minimally invasive treatments for degenerative disc disease and other more common and serious disorders of the spine.
Degrees and Education
Dr. Pauza received his medical degree (M.D.) in 1990 at Pennsylvania State University. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology at Lehigh University in 1986. Kevin completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehab at the University of Pennsylvania. His fellowship in Interventional Spine was at the Neurological Institute, east Texas Medical Center.
Awards and Appointments
Kevin J. Pauza, M.D. was awarded Outstanding Paper of the Year from the North American Spine Society in 2003. He is the President Elect of the International Spine Intervention Society. He is on the Board of Directors at Texas Spine and Joint Hospital and the International Spinal Injection Society. Kevin is on the Specialty Advisory Board for the American Medical Association. He is also on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Pauza is on the Advisory Board for the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the Texas Worker’s Compensation Commission. He is the Chairman on the Standards Committee for the International Spinal Injection Society. Also he is on the Editorial Panel for Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.