Dr. Pat Griffith, M.D. - Pain Source Solutions
As the founder of Pain Source Solutions in North Kansas City, Missouri,
Dr. Pat Griffith is very proud of his practice and excited as he looks
toward the future.
"Pain Management is a growing field that is constantly changing," said
Griffith. "I am always eager to help my patients overcome their
problems and live a pain free life."
Dr. Griffith's path to Pain Source Solutions has given him many enriching
Graduating from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
in 1989, Dr. Griffith went on to do his internship in General Surgery
at the University of Arkansas. He completed his residency in St.
Louis at Barnes-Jewish Medical Center and St. Louis Children’s
Hospital in 1993. Post-residency, Dr. Griffith remained at Barnes
as an anesthesiologist and to staff the pain clinic for a year. In
1994, Dr. Griffith returned to Kansas City as a Staff Anesthesiologist
and the Director of Acute & Chronic Pain Management at Providence
Dr. Griffith is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and
the American Board of Anesthesiology. In addition, Dr. Griffith
is a Fellow in the Interventional Practice of Pain with the
World Institute of Pain (WIP), an internationally based group of leading
pain physicians throughout the world.
Sean Clinefelter, M.D. - Pain Source Solutions
Sean Clinefelter, MD is a native to the Kansas City area. He is excited
to return to the area in 2005 and join Dr. Griffith at Pain Source Solutions. Dr.
Clinefelter received his Medical Degree from the University of Iowa
College of Medicine and then completed an Anesthesiology Residency at
Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
As Dr. Clinefelter said, "Pain medicine is a fast evolving
field that encompasses many medical specialties. It is technically challenging
but can be very rewarding. It is truly satisfying when a patient finds
relief after suffering for years."
Dr. Clinefelter has received a Pain Fellowship from Brigham and Women's
Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, a Harvard affiliated hospital system.
He is also Board Certified in Anesthesiology with a Sub-Specialty certification in Pain
areas of interest include Implantable Pain Devices and all aspects of
chronic pain management.