Treatment & Services
- Celiac Plexus Block
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
- Comprehensive Pain Management
- Diagnostic Epidural Differential Blocks
- Epidural Steroid Injection
- Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
- Implantable Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems
- Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulaters Therapy
- Intradiscal Intervention (idet, Biacculoplasty)
- Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
- Joint Injections
- Management of Back and Neck Pain
- Nerve Blocks
- Pain Control
- Pain Management
- Pain Medicine
- Placement Of Cervical And Lumbar Tunneled Epidural Catheters
- Second Opinion Neuropathic Pain
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Splanchenic Nerve Block
- Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Back Pain in Athletes
- Cancer Fatigue
- Central Pain Syndrome
- Chronic Back Pain
- Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP)
- Chronic Neuropathic Pain
- Cluster Headaches
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Facet Joint Syndrome
- Herniated Disc
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Myofascial Pain Syndrome
- Neuropathy - Diabetic
- Occipital Headache
- Pediatric Pain
- Pelvic Pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Spine Pain
- Stenosis - Spinal
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Boston University / Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA USA
Internship - Boston University / Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA USA
Medical School - Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA USA
Graduate - George Mason University
MBA Behavioral Medicine
Fairfax, VA USA
Undergraduate - University of Vermont
Burlington, VT USA
- Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
abdominal and pelvic pain, Abdominal Pain, abdominal pain and spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain, back, Back Pain, back/neck pain, cancer pain, CRP, complex regional pain syndrome, evaluation of back and neck pain, interventional pain management, interventional pain management for back and neck pain, Low Back Pain, management of chronic pain, neuropathic, pain, pain management, pain management including spine, pelvic pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, spinal cord stimulation, spine, spine pain
Awards & Honors
- Chief Resident-- Anesthesiology
- Critical Care Award: Boston University Medical Center
Research & Publications
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As of 3/15/2016, Dr. Vrooman has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Vrooman receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Halyard Health, Inc.
- Medtronic, Inc.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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95 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.6|
|Knows Medical History||4.5|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.3|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.5|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 2, 2016
The main reason the Cleveland Clinic is always ranked among the best hospitals in the nation is that the Cleveland Cleveland Clinic has the best people working !!
Reviewed on Aug 5, 2016
Dr. Vrooman is the BEST ever!!!!
Reviewed on Aug 5, 2016
Everyone involved in my care always provided me with all the necessary information.
Reviewed on Jun 10, 2016
Reviewed on May 2, 2016
Reviewed on May 2, 2016
As indicated, my experiences with Dr. Vrooman and his staff have been nothing but professional and knowledge. excellent care and concern
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