William S. Rosenberg, MD

Center for the Relief of Pain

Our mission: To manage complex pain, using a patient-centered, evidence-based approach, through innovation, research, and collaboration, with surgical skill, experience, specialized knowledge, compassion, and empathy, that views each individuals’ pain experience as unique, in order to improve quality of life.


"I had gotten to a point where I couldn’t tolerate the pain any longer. I just wanted to die. Life was getting increasingly harder to live. I sought the help of a palliative care doctor. He prescribed pain medication to help me cope. They just 'took the edge' off my pain but also made it difficult to function. They inhibited my ability to walk and work. I knew this kind of life style on oral pain killers was not right for me." Read Karen's Story...

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Meet Dr. Rosenberg

“I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon’s knife or the chemist’s drug.” Read more…

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