ABOUT DR. STANLEY CHOU
Stanley K. Chou, M.D. is a board certified anesthesiologist and board certified pain management specialist. Dr. Chou graduated from Guangzhou Medical College in Guangzhou, China. He completed his residency of internal medicine and anesthesiology at Monmouth Medical Center, New Jersey with the Robert Dripps Memorial award for the outstanding Graduate in anesthesiology of 1993. He went on to complete a fellowship in pain management at Robert Wood Johnson University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Since then, Dr. Chou has been practicing anesthesia and pain management for 15 years.
Dr. Chou has obtained a strong experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide spectrum of acute and chronic pain conditions, such as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (complex regional pain syndrome), postherpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia, herniated disc disease, facet joint syndrome, sacro-iliac joint syndrome, post laminectomy pain syndrome, vertebral fracture pain, coccydynia, and cancer pain.
Dr. Chou specializes in interventional pain management techniques (usually performed with a C-arm x-ray), such as continued peripheral nerve block with an infusion pump, interlaminar epidural injection, transforaminal nerve root injection, intra-articular zygapophyseal (facet) joint injection, diagnostic medial branch block, neuro-ablation with radiofrequency, discography, intra-articular sacro-iliac joint injection, sympathetic ganglion block, vertibroplasty, spinal morphine pump implant, and spinal cord stimulator implant.
Dr. Chou has a strong eastern and western medicine background. He is certified in acupuncture. With a comprehensive knowledge in various pain-alleviation techniques, Dr. Chou is able to offer suitable treatments for different types of complex pain syndromes.
Dr. Chou’s certifications include:
* Certification of American Board of Anesthesiology;
* Subspecialty Certification in Pain Management, ABA;
* Diplomate of American Board of Pain Medicine;
* Diplomate in Acupuncture by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Dr. Chou is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Society of Interventional Pain Management Physicians and Society for Pain Practice Management. He continues to obtain new knowledge and techniques for the best of the patient care.
Dr. Chou was awarded “American Top Physicians in Anesthesiology and Pain Management” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America from 1998 to 2008.
Dr. Chou is happy to assist primary care physicians, surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractic doctors, oncologists, and other specialists to provide the best holistic care for the patients.