Pain Management Centers of New England
Pain Management Centers of New England
Pain Management Centers of New England
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The staff of Pain Management Centers of New England is spearheaded by Doctor Kenneth R. Branton. Together, the doctors and specialists of our pain management practice, offer patients living in and around the regions of Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts (MA) and Southern New Hampshire (NH) state-of-the-art pain management diagnosis and treatment services. Board-certified and fellowship trained, the pain management physicians of our New England-based pain practice combine their expertise in acute and chronic pain control with compassionate, highly individualized care. Through a comprehensive offering of the most advanced techniques in minimally invasive pain control, Pain Management Centers of New England strives to be the practice of choice for both patients and referring healthcare providers.

Kenneth R. Branton, MDKenneth R. Branton, MD

Board-certified in Anesthesiology
Board-certified in Pain Medicine

Dr. Kenneth Branton is board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, having earned his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. Dr. Branton completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, and Pain Management fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts (MA).

During his time in Chicago, Dr. Branton held the position of Director of Pain Management at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he taught residents at this Level 1 trauma center, and presented multiple lectures on pain management for the Chicago Medical Society and the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists. More recently he has held the position of Medical Director of the Beverly Hospital Pain Management and Spine Center in Danvers, Massachusetts (MA), is an attending anesthesiologist at Northeast Hospitals in Beverly, Massachusetts (MA) and former president of Beverly Anesthesia Associates, Inc. Overall, Dr. Branton has over 12 years of experience treating pain management patients.

Dr. Branton was one of the first physicians in the Chicago area to utilize percutaneous nucleoplasty radiofrequency technology to treat symptomatic patients with contained herniated discs, and was featured performing this technique on Chicago's NBC affiliate news broadcast. He was also the first physician in New England to perform radiofrequency of the sacroiliac joint with the Simplicity III radiofrequency probe.

Dr. Branton is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Society of International Pain Physicians, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

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