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About The Workshop

Our non-CME Interventional Pain Workshop is offered to practicing Interventional Pain Physicians to improve the delivery of Interventional Pain techniques. Learn more about different approaches, techniques, and complications associated with interventional pain.

Workshop Topics:

Epidural Lysis of Adhesions
Specialty Procedures
Nerve Block Techniques
Coding and Practice Management
Medico-Legal Topics
Cryo-Analgesia
and More

Racz Lab
October 4th – October 5th Dallas,TX

Join Dr. Gabor Racz for dinner and lecture Friday night at the Omni Hotel in Frisco located adjacent to the new Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and training facility.  Saturday will be a hands-on lab where Dr. Racz will be joined by Dr. Ira Fox and Dr. David Spinner teaching on Lysis and Cryo. This intimate workshop is located less than a quarter mile from the Omni Hotel and will give participants one-on-one learning with physician instructors. Lunch is provided along with a round-table discussion with Meredith George, Director of Reimbursement Services for Epimed.

For those traveling from outside the Dallas area, a block of rooms has been reserved at the newly-built Omni Hotel. Not only do many rooms at the Omni overlook the Dallas Cowboys training field, it is also in a walkable premium shopping and dining district.

Accommodations can be reserved online at: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/frisco/meetings/epimed-racz-lab-and-lecture

Meeting Schedule


Dinner and lecture
with Dr. Racz at the Dallas Cowboys Training Facility

Friday, October 4, 2019
6:30  – 9:00 pm

  • Meet and Greet
  • Lecture by Dr. Gabor B. Racz
  • Dinner will be provided

Friday night dinner and lecture will be held at the Omni Hotel Frisco located in the Star District, home of the Dallas Cowboys headquarters and training Facility.

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Accommodations

Omni Hotel at the Star in Frisco
Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and training facility

11 Cowboys Way

Frisco, TX 75034

(972)497-4800

Hands-on learning with luminary instructors: Dr. Racz, Dr. Fox, and Dr. Spinner at Baylor, Scott and White

Saturday, October 5, 2019
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

  • Hands-On Cadaver Workshop instructed by Dr. Gabor Racz
  • Breakfast will be provided
  • Lunch will be provided

The Racz Lab will be Saturday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Baylor, Scott and White of Frisco, located a quarter mile from the Omni Hotel. Breakfast, lunch and transportation to and from the lab.

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Skills Lab

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center
At Frisco

5601 Warren Parkway

Frisco, TX 75034

Any questions please contact Tracy Moore
(972)349-8808

Dr. Gabor Racz

Founder and Past President, World Institute of Pain
Founder and First President of Texas Pain Society
Director Emeritus, ASIPP
Professor and Chairman Emeritus Department of Anesthesiology
Co-Director Pain Center
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Lubbock, Texas

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Gabor B. Racz, M.D. was born in Hungary and completed M.B. and Ch.B. degrees from the University of Liverpool Medical School in Liverpool, England. He served as house surgeon and physician at the Royal Southern Hospital in Liverpool before coming to the United States in 1963 for an anesthesiology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York.

Dr. Racz filled numerous assignments, such as respiratory consultant in the neurosurgical head injury unit and Associate Professor at SUNY, until 1977 when he moved to Lubbock, Texas to become the first Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at the new Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He held that position until March 1, 1999 when, as Director of Pain Services, he focused his full attention on treatment of patients, expanding the operations of pain services, and the future development of an international pain institute in Lubbock, Texas.

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Ira B. Fox, MD, DABPM, FIPP, ABIPP founded Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants in June 1996. He has spent more than 30 years treating patients with acute and chronic pain. Dr. Fox did his residency in anesthesiology and pain in New Jersey where he was chief resident.

Dr. Fox maintains five board certifications: American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP); World Institute of Pain (WIP) – Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP); American Board of Pain Medicine (DABPM); and the American Board of Anesthesiology with added certification in Pain Management. Dr. Fox serves as an examiner for the FIPP Board Certification and ABIPP Interventional Practical Examination.

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Dr. David Spinner is Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine (Mount Sinai) and the Director of Pain Medicine and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (Mount Sinai); he is also the Department’s new Site Director for all Downtown and Brooklyn. Dr. Spinner is the Director ofPublic Relations at the World Academy of Paine Medicine Ultrasonography and a Board Examiner of Certified Interventional Pain Sonologists.

He is originally from New York City and a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. He went on to attend Emory University. While at Emory, he completed research in the prestigious applied physiology laboratory researching interactions between the musculoskeletal system, spinal cord and central pattern generation. Dr. Spinner went on to attend medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

In 1996 Dr. Racz was honored by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center when he was awarded the first Grover Murray Professorship recognizing his distinguished achievements in the institution as well as internationally. In December 1998, University Medical Center named Dr. Racz recipient of a one million dollar endowed chair in recognition of his “greatness in patient care, teaching and research” at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and University Medical Center.

 

Under his direction, the International Pain Institute at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has grown to international prominence, attracting patients and visiting physicians from around the world. His innovative work with nerve stimulators, spinal cord stimulators, radiofrequency thermocoagulation and a wide range of other pain management procedures brings many patients referred to his care from doctors throughout the world. He is a regular faculty member with education groups such as Dannemiller Educational Memorial Foundation, Pain Net, Inc., and American Society of Pain Physicians.

 

Dr. Racz is a Founder and past president of The World Institute of Pain and National Pain Foundation and currently serving on the WIP executive board. He also is a founder and first president of Texas Pain Society and director of the annual TTUHSC Pain Symposium from 1983-2012.

 

Dr. Racz holds the certificate of Diplomat with the American College of Pain Management as well as the American Board of Anesthesiology certification in Pain Management and the WIP Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice certification. He is an advocate for high standards of certification and training among pain physicians and works toward the advancement of those goals.

 

Dr. Racz has received numerous recognitions and awards from organizations around the world including Distinguished Professor Award for Lifetime Achievement from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Lifetime Achievement Award(s) from American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is also listed in all editions (1992-2005) of The Best Doctors in America. Dr. Racz is widely published in book chapters, journal articles and four books describing his techniques in spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, neurolysis, radiofrequency thermocoagulation and other interventional procedures. He also travels around the world lecturing and instructing workshops.

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According to the US News & World Report, Dr. Gabor B. Racz has been Rated Among the Top 1% in the Nation in his Specialty and is listed in the Becker’s Spine Review for “Top 150 Pain Management Physicians to Know.”

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