David Mills, MD

Research Projects
A Systematic Review: The impact of long-term, high dose opioid therapy on endocrinologic function in adult patients receiving treatment for chronic non-cancer pain. Mentors: Dr. Cheryl Bernstein and Dr. Susan Jarquin, Department of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Division

Scholarly Activity
Posters: A Case Report of Phantom Limb Pain Relief with Selective Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation over Spinal Cord Stimulation Following a Simultaneous Implantation Trial. Mills, D, Helm, E. 41st Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting. 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Why did you choose UPMC residency program?
I wanted a well rounded exposure to the field of PM&R, and was attracted by the diversity of the residency. At the same time, UPMC has the depth and expertise in each subspecialty. I also appreciated the culture of team work shared by the residents and faculty.

Career Interests
Clinical: Sports Medicine, TBI, SCI, Sports/Spine

Research: Ultrasound, physical exam, patient care

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

: Westminster College, Willmington, PA

Hometown: Latrobe, PA

Personal Interests
Outdoor Adventure recreation
Ultimate Frisbee