Dr. Robert W. Nesbitt
Robert W. Nesbitt, MD was born in Birmingham and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina.  He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama before going to medical school at UAB, later completing his residency in Anesthesiology at UAB as well.  He is a board certified Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology, and a board certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Physicians as well.  He has practiced exclusively pain management here in Birmingham for 15 years.  

Dr. Jeremy Clark Barlow
Jeremy C. Barlow, MD was born and raised in Oklahoma.  He completed his undergraduate degree at Baylor University and then went on to University of Oklahoma for medical school.  He, along with Dr. Nesbitt, completed his residency in Anesthesiology at UAB, and has exclusively practiced interventional pain management with Dr. Nesbitt since 2008.  He is a board certified Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology, and a board certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Physicians as well.

Dr. Ron Benton Pitkanen
R. Benton Pitkanen, MD was born and raised in Tennessee.  He graduated from Furman University before completing medical school and residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee.  He then also completed a Chronic Pain Management Fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill before joining NPA late 2014.  He is a board certified Diplomate in both Anesthesiology and Chronic Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. 

LaDonna Hightower Edwards, CRNP
LaDonna H. Edwards, our Nurse Practioner, was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama, Capstone College of Nursing before completing a Master's in Nursing at UAB.  She is nationally certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practioners.