Interventional Pain Specialist
Dr. Cristina Bartis is a fellowship-trained interventional pain specialist with a background in anesthesiology. She attended UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed her residency in anesthesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Dr. Bartis distinguished herself during her training with a range of recognitions, including the award for outstanding junior resident and chief resident. She continued her training at UIC as a fellow in acute and chronic pain management. Dr. Bartis had the opportunity to train with specialists who are experts and leading researchers in the physiology and management of chronic pain.
Dr. Bartis is skilled at various interventions for treating sub acute and chronic pain involving the spinal column. She is also proficient in ultrasound-guided interventions for the treatment of common musculoskeletal conditions. She is a member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management, International Spine Intervention Society, and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Her training and practice reflect a multimodal approach to treatment ranging from conservative management to interventions tailored to each individual.