Dr. Tim Leier is our Medical Director. Dr. Leier is board-certified in orthopedic and trauma surgery in Germany, and triple board-certified in pain management, sports medicine and pediatrics in the United States. His pain management strategies combine all non-operative approaches – from detailed functional rehabilitation and acupuncture, to ultrasound and fluoroscopy-guided, minimally-invasive procedures, such as epidural steroid injections and radiofrequency ablation.
Dr. Leier is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and German Sports Medicine Association. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Seaton Hall University and received a Ph.D. for his research work on the effect of minimal invasive shock-wave therapy on chronic pain conditions of the musculoskeletal system. He has published and presented exclusively in the field of Pain Management and Orthopedics at national and international meetings. He completed Sports Medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, Pain Management training at Harvard Medical School and Acupuncture training at Stanford University.
He brings a unique approach to patient care by combining his extensive work experience as an orthopedist in Germany with the latest non-surgical and minimally invasive treatment approaches in the US. Dr. Leier has a particular interest in functional treatment and rehabilitation of conditions of the invasive interventions for neck, back and arthritic pain musculoskeletal system with a special focus on minimally conditions.