Kendall E. Hansen, M.D.

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Kendall E. Hansen, M.D.

4 PAIN Board Certifications
D.A.B.A., A.B.A.P.M., D.A.B.P.M, F.I.P.P.


Interventional Pain Specialists

340 Thomas More Parkway Suite 260
Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017


National Board of Medical Examiners - 1984
Indiana Physician License - Since 1984
Kentucky Physician License - Since 1988
Ohio Physician License -Since 2008

Board Certified - 4 Pain Board Certifications
  • Added Qualifications/Certification in Pain Management from The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomat American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Senior Disability Analyst & Diplomat of the American Board of Disability Analysts
  • Diplomat of American Academy of Pain Management
  • Diplomat of American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Competency Certification in Controlled Substance Management from the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, World Institute of Pain


  • Board of Directors, American Society of Interventional Pain
    • Physicians (ASIPP) 1999-2002
    • Legislative and Public Relations Committee (ASIPP) 1999-2002
    • Political Action Committee (ASIPP) 1999- 2002
  • American Pain Society
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Kentucky Society of Anesthesiology
  • Society for Pain Practice Management
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia
  • American Medical Association
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • International Spine Injection Society (ISIS)
  • American Board of Disability Analysts
  • National Academy of M.U.A. Physicians
  • Cervicogenic Headache Society
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Staff Physician, St. Luke Hospital, Florence, KY - before sale
  • Staff Physician, St. Elizabeth Hospitals, N. Kentucky
  • National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)
  • Greater Cincinnati Pain Society -previously
  • Kentucky Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (KSIPP)
  • Southern Pain Society
  • World Institute of Pain
  • Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Research/Education Committee, Kentucky Pain Society

Professional Experience

  • Chief, Department of Anesthesiology
    St. Luke Hospital West, 1988 - 1991
  • Emergency Room Staff Physician, 1985 - 1986
    William S. Major Hospital, Shelbyville, Indiana
    Memorial Hospital, Jasper, Indiana
  • President, Turfway Professional
    Anesthesiology, P.S.C., 1988 - 1991
  • Director, St. Luke West Pain Clinic, 1988 - 1994
    Florence, Kentucky
  • Private Practice, Interventional Pain Specialist, 1994 - 2000
    Florence, Kentucky
  • President/CEO Interventional Pain Specialists
    2001 - Present


  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
    Doctor of Medicine, 1984
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1978
  • Residency in Anesthesiology
    Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis
    R.K. Stoelting, M.D., Chairman, 1987
  • 1996 - 2001: Hundreds of CME hours for Advanced Interventional Techniques for:
    • Fiberoptic Epiduroscopy Lysis of Adhesions
    • Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation
    • Cryoablation
    • Neuromodulation/Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Discography/Intradisc Procedures, Nucleoplasty, Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy
    • Didactic and Hands-on Cadaver, Animal and Human training with:
      • Menno Sluiter, Prof., M.D. - Maasstricht, Netherlands
      • Matt Kline, M.D., - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      • Gabor Racz, M.D., - Birmingham, Alabama
      • Steven Pyles, M.D., - Ocala, Florida
      • John Nelson, M.D., - Colorado Springs, Colorado
      • Philip Finch, F.F.A.R.C.S.- South Perth, West Australia
      • Charles Gauci, M.D., - South Bend, Indiana
      • Michael Hammer, M.D., - Birmingham, Alabama
      • Maarten van Kleef, - Maasstricht, Netherlands
      • Joseph Fortin, M.D., - South Bend, Indiana
      • Charles Aprill, M.D., - New Orleans, Louisiana

Awards Leadership Service

  • Numerous "Top Doctors" Awards USA, Top Ten Doctor, Patient's Choice, Interventional Pain Management 2008-2015
  • Board of Directors, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) 1999-2002(Interventional pain's largest organization)
  • Board of Directors and Chair of Research/Education Committee, Kentucky Pain Society 2003-present
  • Legislative and Public Relations Committee, ASIPP 1999-2002
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • Outstanding Civic Service Award, Valparaiso, Indiana
  • Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Student Athletic Board, Indiana University(undefeated NCAA Champs) Chairman, Promotions Committee, Basketball - 1976
  • Vice President of Medical Class, 1980 - 1982 Student Council, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1980 - 1982
  • Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, St. Luke Hospital West, 1988 - 1991
  • President, Kentucky Pain Society, 2007-2009
  • President/CEO Interventional Pain Specialists. Largest pain practice in Tristate: Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana. More spine procedures than any facility 2001-2016


  • Channel 19 News - Cincinnati. Health report on RSD/Complex
    Regional Pain Syndrome and its treatment 1999
  • Speaker, 2001 ASIPP annual meeting, Washington D.C.
    The IME (Independent Medical Evaluation) Issue
  • Participation with ASIPP and several federal Congressmen,
    Congresswomen and Senators to achieve specialty designation for "Pain Management" as of 1-1-2002 and add guidelines for IME (Independent Medical Evaluations) in the new "Patient Bill of Rights"
  • Speaker and Panel Member, "Pain Management" at National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators Annual Meeting October, 2001 - (NADDI)
  • Speaker, "Interventional Pain Management for Low Back Pain" at Annual Kentucky Pain Society Meeting, November, 2003
  • Speaker, "Interventional Procedures for Cervicogenic Headaches and Extracranial Headaches" and "The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Opiates, and You" at Annual Kentucky Pain Society Meeting, November, 2004
  • Speaker, Interventional Procedures for Lumbar Discs Nov. 2009 Annual KPS meeting