Dr. Lawrence Weil is a specialist in Interventional Pain and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Weil is double-boarded, with certification by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with special qualifications in pain as well as the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Weil specializes in interventional pain procedures, such as radiofrequency ablation, discography, spinal cord stimulation, epidural injections at all spinal levels as well as other injections and procedures including electrodiagnostic studies.
Dr. Weil instructs in the performance of interventional spinal procedures on a national level through organizations including ISIS (International Spinal Intervention Society) as well as PASSOR and other organizations. Dr. Weil also is an expert consultant for the California Medical Board. Dr. Weil is a qualified medical evaluator for the California Workers’ Compensation System and CEDIR certified as well.
Dr. Weil is a 1992 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Virginia as well as a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Dr. Weil completed his pain medicine fellowship training at UC Davis Medical Center in February 1999.
Dr. Weil’s greatest interests include Musculoskeletal Medicine, Interventional Pain, and Electrodiagnostic Studies. He is most concerned with providing treatment resulting in successful sustainable, long-term medical and functional recovery for his patients.
Dr. Weil has authored numerous articles including recent articles on fluoroscopic analysis of lumbar epidural contrast spread after lumbar interlaminar injections in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007, and recent publications include fluoroscopic analysis of lumbar epidural contrast spread after lumbar epidural injection in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008, and case report of transforaminal epidural blood patch in Pain Physician 2008. Dr. Weil is affiliated with ISIS, PASSOR, AAPM&R, AAPM, and AANEM among other specialty societies.
Dr. Weil was raised in Long Island, New York. He lives and works in the East Bay.