Dana E. Zalkind, MD, a specialist in Pain Management, is the Medical Director of the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). In this role, she coordinates interventional and non-interventional outpatient pain services into a single, integrated, multi-specialty program. This premiere center of excellence for musculoskeletal pain focuses on restoration of function, improvement in quality of pain in daily living, emotional health for patients as well as empowering patients when making decisions about their musculoskeletal health.
In addition to her work at NEBH, Dr. Zalkind has been a Clinical Instructor in Anesthesia for both Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. She has been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of Boston’s Top Doctors in Pain Medicine in 2010, 2011 and 2012. She is a member of numerous medical societies and has presented multiple lectures on pain management.
Dr. Zalkind, a member of Anaesthesia Associates of Massachusetts and New England Pain Management Consultants, began her affiliation with NEBH in 1996. She is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She then received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She spent several years as an intern and resident in general surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, followed by a residency in Anesthesiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA.
American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Management)
University of Massachusetts Medical School , 1990
Pennsylvania Hospital, 1991
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1995
Pennsylvania Hospital, 1992
Anesthesiology, Back Pain Management, Pain Management