Dana E. Zalkind, MD, a specialist in Pain Management, has accepted a new role at New England Baptist Hospital as the Medical Director of the new Interdisciplinary Pain Management Program. In this role, Dr. Zalkind will coordinate interventional and non-interventional outpatient pain services into a single, integrated, multi-specialty program. This premiere center of excellence for musculoskeletal pain will focus 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. Dr. Zalkind has moved her clinical practice to New England Baptist and their affiliated centers. She is currently accepting new patients.
Dr. Zalkind is a Clinical Instructor in Anesthesia for both Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. She has been consistently recognized byU.S. News & World Reportas 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 Anesthesia 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.
About New England Baptist Hospital
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH has received national recognition, consistently ranked as one of America’s top hospitals for orthopedics and neurology/neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report. NEBH has also been nationally recognized for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes. The hospital has ranked in the 95th percentile and received the prestigious national Press Ganey Summit Award for high patient satisfaction for the past five years. NEBH is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and conducts teaching programs in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School.