Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Allison Glinka Przybysz, MD

  • Spine Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Pain Management


Dr. Allison Glinka Przybysz is a Pain Medicine physician who is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with specialized training in interventional procedures for chronic pain. Her clinical interests include treating complex, chronic pain disorders using a holistic, multidisciplinary approach. Her goal in working with patients is to both to provide excellent pain care and optimize patients’ functional goals.

Dr. Glinka Przybysz is an active clinical researcher with degrees in engineering, epidemiology and public health. She has interests in opioid prescribing practices, access to opioid-sparing modalities and utilization of new biomedical technologies in patient care.

She serves on the Evidence Analysis Committee for the Spine Interventional Society (SIS), the Ethics and Professionalism Committee for the North American Spine Society (NASS) and is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R).

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Medical School
    • University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH
    • University of California-Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA
    • Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, IL


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Botulinum Toxin Muscle Injection
    • Bursa Injections
    • Bursitis
    • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks
    • Chronic Low Back Pain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Facet Joint Injections/Medial Branch Blocks
    • Intercostal Nerve Blocks
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks
    • Musculoskeletal Injuries
    • Musculoskeltal Back Pain
    • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
    • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks
    • Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injections
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial & Implant
    • Spine Injections
    • Transforaminal Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Ultrasound-Guided Joint Steroid Injection
    • Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks