Michelle A. Poliak-Tunis, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Poliak-Tunis provides chronic pain medicine and spine treatment services as part of the Interventional Pain Management Program. She evaluates patients at the Pain Clinic at UW Health East and the Spine Clinic at Research Park. When an interventional pain treatment is indicated, she performs procedures at the Madison Surgery Center.
Dr. Poliak-Tunis believes in a patient-focused, multidisciplinary approach to care using the latest minimally invasive technologies and evidence-based treatments. She has particular expertise in the comprehensive treatment of non-operative spinal disorders. She understands that pain can have an impact on every aspect of a patient's life, and provides comprehensive treatment solutions. These center on a commitment to rehabilitation, using goal-directed therapies, modalities, medications and injections.
Dr. Poliak-Tunis is a diplomat of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the subspecialty field of pain medicine. She is also a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
Rehabilitation Medicine (Inpatient Hospitalist)
Botox ® Muscle Injection
Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks
Facet Joint Injections/Medial Branch Blocks
Intercostal Nerve Blocks
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks
Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injections
Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial and Implant
Spine Medicine (Rehab)
Sympathetic Ganglia Blocks (Stellate, Celiac, Hypogastric, Lumbar, Ganglion impar)
Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Steroid Injection
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation|
Professional Certifications and Education
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Medicine, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
|Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.|
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