Derrick Wansom, MD

Derrick Wansom, MD

About Dr. Wansom

Fellowship-Trained in Interventional Pain Management

Derrick Wansom, MD

Born and raised in the Detroit metro area, Dr. Derrick Wansom attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and graduated from the Honors Program in Biology. He was then awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and spent a year studying music and culture across East Asia.

Dr. Wansom earned his medical degree and completed an internship in general surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He then completed his residency in anesthesia and a fellowship in pain medicine in Ann Arbor, at the University of Michigan.

Chronic pain can be difficult to live with, as it affects mood, emotions, relationships and quality of life. Dr. Wansom appreciates the importance of listening to patients, understanding their individual needs and recognizing their challenges when dealing with chronic pain. He believes it is essential that patients comprehend the complex conditions causing their pain.

Dr. Wansom encourages patient participation in their own plan of care and tailors customized multi-modal approaches to their pain. He combines minimally invasive interventions, targeted medical therapies, behavioral and functional therapy, and integrative care to meet each patient’s individual needs. He feels that the most gratifying aspect of pain management is facilitating functional restoration and a return to an active, fulfilling lifestyle.

In his free time, Dr. Wansom enjoys wrenching on his own cars, listening to a diverse spectrum of music, traveling, and cooking.

Dr. Wansom encourages patient participation in their own plan of care and combines minimally invasive interventions, targeted medical therapies, behavioral and functional therapy, and integrative care to meet each patient’s individual needs.

Locations

Bastrop

Bastrop

3101 Highway 71
Suite 211
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 953-8130
Fax: (512) 265-8742

Temple

Temple

10252 West Adams Avenue
Suite 104
Temple, TX 76502
Phone: (254) 732-6631
Fax: (512) 582-8617

The Pain Relief SurgiCenter

The Pain Relief SurgiCenter

4100 Duval Road
Building 3, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: (512) 836-1200
Fax: (512) 836-1202

Austin – South (James Casey)

Austin – South (James Casey)

4316 James Casey Street
Building B, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 498-1029
Fax: (512) 369-3366

Austin – South (William Cannon)

Austin – South (William Cannon)

2500 West William Cannon Drive
Suite 206
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 953-8127
Fax: (512) 609-8020