Kevin Smith, M.D.
Dr. Kevin T. Smith is a member of Metro Denver Pain Management and Greater Colorado Anesthesia. He practices both interventional, medical, and multidisciplinary chronic pain management treating various disorders that range from simple to complex and include pain conditions involving nearly every aspect of the body. Dr. Smith has over ten years of private practice experience in both pain management and anesthesiology. Although, He treats primarily conditions involving the lumbar, cervical and thoracic spine, he also treats numerous other pain conditions, which are not limited to but include intercostal neuralgia, pelvic and abdominal pain, whiplash injuries, and headaches, complex regional pain syndrome in the upper and lower extremities, postherpetic neuralgia, shingles, myofascial pain syndrome and also in management of cancer pain.
Dr. Smith is capable of performing essentially every type of spine injection. From epidurals, facet blocks, nerve root blocks, sacroiliac joint injections, to intercostal nerve blocks and sympathetic blocks, and performs radiofrequency ablation in patients with chronic facet pain in the spine, and various sympathectomies, please see the Treatments page for a complete list. Dr. Smith also is trained and experienced in advanced procedures such as spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal pump implants, and percutaneous disc decompression.
The multidisciplinary approach is used by Dr. Smith which may include medications and referrals to other sub-specialists and alternative pain therapies as well. He is well respected in his diagnostic skills and therefore if conservative pain relief fails patients are commonly referred by their primary care specialists to Dr. Smith for pain management prior to surgical intervention.
Dr. Smith is Board certified in anesthesiology, and in pain management. He trained at Indiana University and then practiced in Albuquerque, New Mexico for four and half years after completing his training and helped develop a multidisciplinary pain clinic. He practices in Denver and Aurora and more recently he started a practice in Parker, and Littleton, Colorado.