Non-Surgical Spine & Pain Management

Morris L. Scherlis, MD, DAAPM

Morris Scherlis, MD

Areas of Expertise:

  • Diagnosis & non-surgical treatment of the cervical, thoracic & lumbar spine
  • Epidural steroid injections – cervical & lumbar
  • Facet joint injections – cervical & lumbar
  • Nerve blocks – diagnostic & therapeutic
  • Radiofrequency ablation – cervical & lumbar
  • Hip, shoulder, knee injections
  • Sacroiliac (SI) joint injections
  • Sympathetic and stellate ganglion blocks
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Shingles and Diabetic nerve blocks
  • Pre and Post-surgical pain
  • Cancer pain

Dr. Scherlis is double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management and specializes in interventional spine procedures. He focuses on providing non-surgical pain relief for patients with persistent low back and neck pain, pre and post-surgical pain, peripheral neuropathy, discogenic and radicular pain as well as pain associated with shingles and cancer. Dr. Scherlis provides the latest in advanced injection and ablation therapy.

Dr. Scherlis completed a Fellowship in Interventional Spine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock where he served as Chief Fellow. He completed his residency at the University of Maryland in Shock-Trauma Anesthesiology after completing his Medical Degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

He is dedicated to the advancement of pain management and anesthesiology and serves as the Lead Investigator in several research protocols.

Specialty

Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Board Certified

Anesthesiology & Pain Management
American Board of Anesthesiology

Fellowship

Interventional Spine, Chief Fellow

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock Texas

Residency

Trauma Anesthesiology
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Internship

Internal Medicine – Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Medical Degree

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore

Undergraduate Degree

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Catonsville, Maryland

Hospital Appointments

  • Huntsville Hospital
  • Crestwood Medical Center
  • Madison Surgery Center
  • Huntsville Hospital Physician Leadership Committee
  • President – Tennessee Valley Pain Consultants

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