Successful pain management starts with an exceptional and dedicated staff. Our group of physicians, nurses, radiation technologists and medical assistants deliver the level of care that we would demand for our own families. Our highly trained specialists are wholly committed to the careful evaluation and comprehensive treatment of your pain. Based in state-of-the-art Pain & Spine Centers of Excellence here in Utah, our patients benefit from the utilization of the latest proven techniques and the most current pain relief theories available.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan’s residency program allowed him to be trained at the top orthopedic spine and sports, physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain management programs in Chicago. He completed his medical residency training at Rush University Medical Center with additional training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago Medical Center and Loyola University Medical Center. This makes Dr. Khan one of the most well-rounded and best trained physicians in the field of interventional spine & pain management in the country.
Dr. Khan was selected to be Chief Resident for his Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency program during which time he excelled the program in the field of interventional spine and pain management training and was subsequently selected as Resident of the Year by his peers at the conclusion of residency.
Top Pain Fellowship
Dr. Khan furthered his training by completing an ACGME accredited pain medicine fellowship at the University of California, Davis Medical Center under the top leading experts in Pain Medicine where he was noted to be the Top Interventional Fellow in his class. Dr. Qamar Khan’s specialty and subspecialty training make him an Expert in acute/chronic pain conditions and an interventional spine specialist.
The Patients’ Choice
Dr. Qamar Khan recently received The 2013 Patients’ Choice Award by Vitals.Com which was rated & awarded by patients like you. Patients’ Choice recognition reflects the difference doctors make in the lives of their patients. The honor is bestowed on physicians and dentists who have received near perfect scores, as voted by their patients.
Dr. Qamar Khan has been ranked as The National Champion in Pain Management among Top Specialists in the USA and also noted as the Top Pain Management Specialist in Utah by HealthTap! HealthTap is a top health advice mobile app as featured in the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME, NBC, the Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, etc. HealthTap’s goal is to help people better understand health, make more informed health decisions and find the very best doctors.
Collin McDonald, PA-C
Collin McDonald PA-C is a nationally board certified and state licensed Physician Assistant specializing in pain management. He received a master of medical science degree from the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia in 2010, and a bachelor of arts in Psychology from the University of Utah in 2007.
Prior to his training as a Physician Assistant, Collin worked as an EMT in local emergency rooms for 5 years which cultivated his love of medicine and his love of our community. As a PA, Collin has a background in radiology and urgent care in addition to managing pain symptoms.
While in school, Collin received the Heritage award which is given to students who, “Embody the traditions and characteristics of a caring PA.” He carries this attitude into his daily practice and has a strong desire to work with patients to solve their pain issues. He feels privileged to work at Wasatch Pain Solutions where our vision allows us to treat pain directly which increases quality of life while reducing the potential harm of medication therapy.
Collin’s interests outside of work involve taking advantage of our beautiful mountains in every season. He is a non-competitive runner and sports enthusiast, and spends any quiet time a young family provides reading the wise and beautiful words of thinkers, philosophers, and poets who have graciously recorded their thoughts.