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Gary L. Koehn, M.D., Ph.D.

    • Gary L. Koehn, M.D., Ph.D.

      Biography

      Dr. Gary Koehn is the founder and President of Modern Pain Consultants. Dr. Koehn is double board certified as an anesthesiologist and intervention pain physician. Dr. Koehn completed his education at some of the highest rated medical schools. He stands apart from his peers by holding both a Doctoral of Medicine from Rush Medical University and a Ph. D in Pharmacology from Loyola University. Along with his extensive educational background, Dr. Koehn has over 30+ years of experience treating patients in pain.

      Throughout the years, Dr. Koehn has taught at several professional pain conferences including the American Society of Intervention Pain Physicians. He has published multiple articles to contribute to the advancement of pain management. Dr. Koehn is currently an active member of the American Society of Intervention Pain Physicians.

      Dr. Koehn is confident that with his knowledge and expertise he can treat any patient in pain. His advanced, minimally invasive treatment options include, but are not limited to, joint injections, epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency therapy, nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulator implantation, and vertebral augmentation.

      Dr. Koehn’s ambition and dedication has grown his once small private clinic into a preeminent practice that now provides hundreds of patients care across 4 locations. He is well respected by his peers for his straightforward and holistic treatment approach.

      With the ever changing dynamic of healthcare, Dr. Koehn takes pride in continuing to provide TRUE patient centered care. He believes in empowering his patients through education to be active participants in their treatment plan to improve outcomes. He is a dedicated physician whose life’s work is to provide pain relief and return patients to an active lifestyle.

    • Education

      • Bachelors of Science
        September 1972-June 1975
        University of Illinois-Chicago, IL
      • Ph.D.-Pharmacology
        June 1975-Septemeber 1979
        Loyola University- Chicago, IL
        Dissertation Title: Diisopropyl Phosphofluoridate-Induced Antinociception
      • Doctor of Medicine
        September 1979-March 1983
        Rush Medical Collage- Chicago, IL
      • Internship
        March 1983-March 1984
        Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals- Milwaukee, WI
      • Resident in Anesthesiology
        April 1984- March 1986
        Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals- Milwaukee, WI

      Honors & Awards

      • 1972-1975 Illinois State Scholar, University of Illinois
      • 1972-1975 Edmund J. James Scholar, University of Illinois
      • 1975 National Institute of Health, Traineeship Award, Loyola University
      • 1976, 1977 Basic Science Fellowship, Loyola University
      • 1978 Schmidt Dissertation Fellowship, Loyola University
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      • 1980 Phillip Joes Scholarship, Rush Medical College

      ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

      • Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
        April 1986-April 1987
        Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

      BOARD CERTIFICATION

      • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
        April 1987
        November 1996; 2006 Recertification
        American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management .

       

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    • Locations

      LaGrange

      5201 Willow Springs, Suite 110
      LaGrange, Il 60525

      (708) 482-4500

      Silver Cross

      1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 315
      Silver Cross Pavillion A
      New Lenox, Il 60451

      (815) 416-1224

       

      Morris

      1802 Division, Suite 605
      Morris, Il 60450

      (815) 416-1224

      Ottawa

      1100 E. Norris Drive
      Ottawa, Il 61350

      (815) 416-1224

    • Hours of Operation

       

      LaGrange

      Monday - Friday:
      Every other Thursday:
      Weekends hours available upon request

      Morris

      Monday - Friday:
      Weekends hours available upon request

      Ottawa

      Monday & Friday:
      Saturday & Sunday:

      Silver Cross

       

      8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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