Dr. Obinna Uzodinma, a native Houstonian, is an interventional pain physician who is Board-certified in Anesthesiology with subspecialty Board-certification in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology/Neuroscience from the Ivy League’s Cornell University and attended medical school at Northwestern University Feinberg Medical School and the University of Texas Southwestern. Dr. Uzodinma went on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine here in Houston. During his residency training, Dr. Uzodinma was selected as Chief Resident of the program, and awarded the Clinical Scientist Research Track due to his research work on interventional pain techniques. Dr. Uzodinma then completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

He is well-versed in multidisciplinary pain management, with special interests in spine, sports-related injury, facial, cancer pain, and the use of implantable therapies (spinal cord stimulator and intrathecal pumps) to alleviate pain. In his spare time, Dr. Uzodinma enjoys coaching youth soccer and tennis, traveling, and volunteering as an anesthesiologist and interventionalist in international medical aide programs.

He is excited to join the Interventional Pain Specialists family, and committed to providing comprehensive care of patients, helping to minimize pain, restore function and maintain their active lifestyle.