Enhancing Lives with Compassion and Care
By Debbie HallChronic pain and its management can be all-encompassing and require the care of a board-certified physician with a specialty in Interventional Pain Management such as Marjorie Belsky, M.D. Having practiced for 16 years and now with her own practice, Integrated Pain Specialists, she has enhanced the lives of countless patients through her comprehensive and compassionate care.
Dr. Belsky always wanted to become a doctor because of “a love of science and a desire to help and heal people.” Dr. Belsky studied anesthesiology specifically because she “found the combination of various physiologies engaging. It was apparent to me that anesthesiologists save people’s lives and improve the quality of those lives. It is not just putting people to sleep. All elements of medicine are combined in anesthesiology.”
She then developed an interest in interventional pain management, which is a subspecialty of anesthesiology, after her residency because she had an interest in relieving people from chronic pain.
“I knew when I opened Integrated Pain Specialists that I had the experience and knowledge to provide the highest quality pain management services to those who need help in Southern Nevada.”
“Chronic pain really impacts every aspect of patients’ lives, including work and personal relationships,” Dr. Belsky explained. She recently saw the movie “Cake” starring Jennifer Aniston as a woman who survives a car accident but is in chronic pain. Dr. Belsky was able to relate the story to many of the people she encounters in her practice. In the movie, when a woman in Aniston’s chronic pain support group commits suicide, she befriends the woman’s husband and son. “The movie depicts some of the difficulties for people living in chronic pain,” Dr. Belsky said.