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Interventional Spine


Fellowship: Interventional Spine, University of Pennsylvania
Residency: PM&R, University of Pennsylvania
Internship: Surgery & Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Doctorate: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Bachelor of Arts: Biology, Lehigh University
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Lehigh University


Texas State Medical and Surgical License
New York State Medical and Surgical License
Florida State Medical and Surgical License


Lehigh University Four-year Academic Scholarship
Magna Cum Laude, Lehigh University
Lehigh University President’s Award
Lehigh University Tower Society
Distinguished Alumnus, Penn State University (selected from 500,000 Penn State alumni)
North American Spine Society, Outstanding Paper of the Year, 2003
President-Elect, International Spine Intervention Society
Founding Partner, Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
Commencement Speaker: Penn State University College of Medicine
Advisory Board, AMA
Keynote Speaker, Harvard Pain Center Commencement
Founding Chairman, Standards Committee, International Spine Intervention Society
Chairman, Spine Committee, Amercian Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Appointed Spine Advisor, Japanese Prime Minister
Appointed Spine Advisor, Allied Royal Families


Founding Partner & Principal, Texas Spine & Joint Hospital


Prior to attending Penn State University, Dr. Pauza earned his undergraduate degree from Lehigh University, and furthered his training with a Surgical and Medical Internship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He continued his specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by an Interventional Spine Fellowship. In addition to his research, philanthropic, and clinical endeavors, Dr. Pauza remains a motivated educator. He established a Spine Fellowship program and continues training physicians from around the world. He heads international committees responsible for establishing standards and educating surgical and non-surgical physicians.


Interventional Spine Fellowship, Neurological Institute.

University of Pennsylvania