Tim J. Lamer, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Chronic pain
  2. Spasticity
  3. Spinal stenosis
  1. Cancer treatment
  2. Minimally invasive lumbar decompression
  3. Pain management
  • Diagnosis and treatment of spine disorders
  • Evidence based spine care
  • Role of clinical guidelines for spine and pain disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic painful disorders
  • Neurostimulation to treat chronic painful disorders
  • Novel uses for neurostimulation
  • Intrathecal therapies for pain and spasticity
  • Treatment of cancer pain
  • Safe use of radiofrequency neurotomy to treat spine pain
  • Minimally invasive percutaneous lumbar decompression to treat spinal stenosis
  1. 1987
    Trainee - Pain ManagementDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. 1986
    Resident - Anesthesiology: Alan D. Sessler, MD, ChairmanDepartment of Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1983
    MDUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  4. 1979
    BSUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Certifications

  1. 1993
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 1988
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2000
    Referenced in “How to Find the Best Doctors: FloridaCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  2. 1999
    Teacher of the Year, Presented by Pain Management FellowsMayo Clinic
  3. 1994
    Physician Teacher of the YearNurse Anesthesia Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 1992
    Excellence in Teaching AwardNurse Anesthesia Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  5. 1990
    Physician Teacher of the Year, Presented by Mayo Anesthesia StudentsMayo Clinic
  6. 1990
    Distinguished Clinician AwardDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  7.  
    Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor SocietyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  8.  
    Graduated -With Highest DistinctionUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
  9.  
    Multiple “Above and Beyond” awards for special recognition on Patient Satisfaction SurveysAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Judge2017 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference
  2. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberNorth American Neuromodulation Society (NANS)
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine, Membership Committee
  4. 2016 - 2017
    Faculty JudgeMidwest Anesthesiology Residents Conference, Minneapolis, MN
  5. 2016
    Judge2016 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, MARC
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberSafety and Quality Forum, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  7. 2015
    ChairTask Force for Pain Medicine Journal Editor Contract, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  8. 2015 - present
    MemberInterventional Spine Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  9. 2015 - present
    ChairBylaws Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  10. 2015 - present
    SecretaryBoard of Directors, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberCorporate Relations Council, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  12. 2015 - present
    MemberNeuromodulation Appropriateness Concensus Committee, International Neuromodulation Society
  13. 2015 - present
    MemberPolyanalgesic Consensus Conference Committee, International Neuromodulation Society
  14. 2014 - present
    Co-ChairSpine Care Process Map Team, Spine Care Midwest Committee
  15. 2013 - 2017
    MemberOpioid Advisory Task Force, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  16. 2013 - 2015
    MemberManage to Reimbursement Project-Joint Pain/Radiology Interventional Pain Practice, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  17. 2013 - 2014
    ChairNorth American Spine Society Guidelines Committee 2013 - Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Guideline Group: Medical and Interventional Treatments, North American Spine Society
  18. 2013 - present
    ChairQuality & Safety Committee, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  19. 2013 - present
    MemberStrategic Planning Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  20. 2012 - 2015
    MemberLaboratory Medicine Practice Guideline: Pain Management, National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
  21. 2012 - 2015
    Director-At-LargeBoard of Directors, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  22. 2012 - 2013
    MemberEpidural Steroid Injection-FDA Safe Use Initiative Work Group
  23. 2012
    MemberAAPM/ISIS Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force: International Spine Intervention Society 2012, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberResearch and Education Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society
  25. 2011 - 2015
    Co-ChairScientific Review and Guidelines Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  26. 2011 - present
    MemberNorth American Neuromodulation Society
  27. 2011 - present
    MemberInternational Neuromodulation Society
  28. 2010 - 2011
    ChairAnnual Program Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  29. 2010 - present
    MemberPain Medicine Fellowship Clinical Competence Committee, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  30. 2009 - 2017
    MemberBusiness Oversight Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  31. 2009 - 2014
    MemberUrogenital Pain, Special Interest Group, International Association for the Study of Pain
  32. 2009 - 2010
    MemberAssociation of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Program Director, Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations
  33. 2009 - 2010
    MemberTraining Certification Task Force Committee, American Board of Pain Medicine
  34. 2008 - 2012
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  35. 2008 - 2011
    MemberAnnual Program Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  36. 2008 - 2010
    Program DirectorPain Medicine Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  37. 2008 - 2010
    Coordinator, Didactic ConferencesPain Medicine Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  38. 2008 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Board of Pain Medicine
  39. 2008 - 2010
    MemberAppeals Committee, American Board of Pain Medicine
  40. 2008 - present
    MemberNeuropathic Pain, Special Interest Group, International Association for the Study of Pain
  41. 2007 - present
    MemberEvidence Based-Guidelines Committee, North American Spine Society
  42. 2005 - 2007
    MemberAward Committee for John A. Beals Award for Medical Research & G. Shahin Award for Research by a Physician in Training in Duval County, Duval County Medical Society
  43. 2004 - 2007
    Program DirectorPain Management Fellowship, Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  44. 2004 - 2007
    Program DirectorPain Medicine Fellowship Program, Department of Pain Medicine
  45. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAnnual Program Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  46. 2002 - 2007
    MemberPain Fellowship Program Directors, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  47. 2002 - 2006
    MemberTraining Review Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  48. 2001 - 2007
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  49. 2001 - 2007
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  50. 2000
    MemberAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Pain Society
  51. 1999 - 2001
    MemberPractice Performance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  52. 1999 - 2000
    MemberPublic Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  53. 1998 - 2001
    MemberExecutive Medical Staff Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  54. 1997 - 2001
    MemberSurgical Committee
  55. 1996 - 2001
    MemberNewsletter Committee, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  56. 1996 - 2000
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  57. 1996
    MemberAnnual Meeting Program Committee, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  58. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  59. 1995 - 2003
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  60. 1995 - 1997
    MemberPain Committee, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  61. 1995 - 1997
    Medical ReviewerAgency for Health Care Administration, State of Florida
  62. 1994 - 1996
    Program DirectorPain Management Fellowship, Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  63. 1994 - 1996
    CoordinatorPain Management Journal Club, Division of Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  64. 1994 - 1996
    CoordinatorAnesthesiology Journal Club, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  65. 1994 - 1996
    MemberEconomics Committee, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  66. 1994 - 1996
    MemberMedical Records Review, U.S. Department of Labor
  67. 1993 - 1996
    MemberTask Force on Special Pain Problems Related to Women, International Association for the Study of Pain
  68. 1993 - 1994
    MemberPatient Care Committee, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  69. 1992 - 2007
    MemberSpine Task Force, Mayo Clinic Florida Task Forces
  70. 1992 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  71. 1992 - 1996
    MemberResearch Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  72. 1991
    MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  73. 1990 - 1992
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  74. 1990
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  75. 1989 - 1991
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  76. 1986 - 1988
    MemberPractice Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  77. 1984 - 1985
    MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  78.  
    Question PreparerPain Certification Examination, American Board of Pain Medicine
  79.  
    Question PreparerPain Management Certification Examination, American Board of Anesthesiology
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