Dr. Suresh Krishnan, MD
President and Founder
- Board Certified in Pain Medicine
- Board Certified in Anesthesiology
- Post Graduate Diploma in Ear Nose Throat Surgery
Dr. Suresh Krishnan is triple board-certified and has over 37 years of experience in the field of medicine, including 20 years as an Interventional Pain Specialist. He underwent, Anesthesiology training at New York–Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Weil Cornell College of Medicine –an Ivy League medical school. He then went to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee for further training in pain management. He also underwent fellowship training in Pain management at the prestigious Northwestern University of Chicago Illinois. At Northwestern University he became proficient in various pain management techniques under Dr. Benzon, who is one of the icons in the field of Pain management.
Dr. Krishnan has the rare designation of being board-certified in three different medical fields, including the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, and Post graduate Diploma in Ear Nose Throat Surgery from M.G.R Medical University INDIA. He has served as a Medical Director and Chief Anesthesiologist at Guam Surgery Center. He has been working in the counties of St. Charles and Lincoln for the past 17 years in the field of Pain management.
Dr. Krishnan is proficient in performing epidural steroid injections, Facet nerve blocks, Radiofrequency ablations, Joint injections, Placement of Spinal cord stimulators and Intrathecal pain pumps. He is also proficient in Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty. He has performed Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression, disc decompression Nucleoplasty and other advanced pain procedures to help people in pain to lead almost a normal life. Botox for migraine treatment is one among the many techniques used for treatment of Headaches. Weaning patients off heavy doses of narcotics to enable them to think and function better is one of the primary intentions of his practice. Patients are counseled on quitting tobacco and weight loss to help them lead a better life.
Dr. Krishnan has been trained by Regenexx, a premier institution in the field of Regenerative Medicine. This involves the use of platelet-rich plasma, A2M, and super-concentrated platelets stem cells from the patient’s own body. The benefit of this treatment is backed by extensive research and publications by Regenexx. This therapy would help patients with joint pain, neck and back pain, spinal instability, joint instability, or nerve entrapment. The training as an Interventional Pain Therapist and Regenerative medicine specialist is a marriage between the most ideal fields to help patients in pain.
Jennifer received family nurse practitioner degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2010. Since that time, she has been working with Dr. Suresh Krishnan in pain management. She has been in the field of nursing since 1996 when she graduated from Missouri Baptist School of Nursing. At that time, she worked as a staff nurse on the ortho/spine and med/ surg unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood. She continued there as a care team coordinator from 2004 until 2009. At that time, she took a job at Missouri Baptist Medical Center as a staff and resource nurse on the Neuro/Renal unit until she received her advanced practice degree.
Jennifer is credentialed with the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center) for her family nurse practitioner certification. She is licensed in Illinois and in Missouri .
Jenifer believe in using a multimodal approach to treating our patients that includes active participation by the patient in their treatment plan. There are many facets to chronic pain and many different treatments.