Treatment Team

Dr. Wesley Spruill, M.D.

Dr. Wesley Spruill, a native of Tuscaloosa, is the medical director of the SpineCare Center. Dr. Spruill received his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in 1983, where he majored in chemistry and mathematics.

 

Dr. Spruill graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1987 with a doctor of medicine. His training includes three externships in Seattle, Wash. specializing in cancer pain, chronic pain and post-operative pain management. Dr. Spruill completed a pain fellowship in 1992 at the UAB Department of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Spruill is certified by the American Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a physician diplomat with the American Academy of Pain Management.

He is a member of several organizations, including the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, the American Society of Anesthesiology, American Academy of Pain Management, McKenzie Institute, International Spine Injection Society and the National Headache Foundation.

Other staff members include physical therapists specializing in pain relief and nursing staff experienced in treating pain and case managers.

Dr. Rick Thomason, M.D.

Dr. Rick Thomason, a native of Tuscaloosa, received his bachelor’s degree in 
Biology from the University of Alabama in 1995.

Dr. Thomason graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 
2002. He completed a four year anesthesiology residency in 2006 at the
 University of Kentucky. He then completed an interventional pain fellowship
 at the University of Kentucky in 2007.

Dr. Thomason is certified by the American Board of Medical Examiners and is
 board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.
 He is also certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of
 Anesthesiology.

He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology, International 
Spine Injection Society and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and 
Pain Management.

We accept patients without a physician referral