Program Director, Section of Pain, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Medical College
Medical Director, University Pain  Physicians, LLC

Timothy Lubenow, MD, has practiced interventional pain management for over 31 years. Dr. Lubenow received his medical degree in 1983 from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Lubenow is the recipient of many awards including:

  • Selected  “The Best Doctors in America” 2003-2018
  • Selected ” Chicago Super Doctors 2013″ , and “Chicago Top Doctors 2014, 2015, 2016”
  • Distinguished Service Award Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists 2013
  • Patients’ Choice Award” by 2012,
  • 70 of the Best Pain Management Physicians in America Beckers ASC Review 2011
  • U.S. News Top Doctors, selected by U.S. News Media Group 2011
  • Castle Connolly Guide to “Top Doctors in the Nation” New York Times 2010



Recent Sessions at Neurovations Events

2019 Napa Pain Conference

  • Managing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Comparing & Contrasting Lumbar Decompression Procedures
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Surgical Requirements; Mitigating Increased Cytokines from Surgery
  • Mechanisms of Action of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

2018 Kaua’i Pain Conference

  • Contemporary Pain Management
  • Procedural-based Innovations for Pain Management


Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2015 – Present
  • Editorial Board, Pain Physician, 2008 – 2014
  • Consulting Reviewer, Neuromodulation, 2007 – 2013
  • Editorial Board, The Pain Journal Club Journal, 1995 – 2000
  • Consulting Reviewer, The Clinical Journal of Pain, 1991 – 1996


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