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Our Physicians

Board-certified in both anesthesia and pain management, our doctors specialize in evaluating and alleviating both acute and chronic pain.

Experts in both the traditional and the latest in pain-treatment methods, our doctors are equipped to utilize a wide range of treatments during your care at The Pain Institute.

We are here to help you achieve the maximum pain relief possible.

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Michael C. Cronen, D.O.

Medical Director

Dr. Cronen (pronounced Crow-nen) is board-certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management with over 30 years of experience. A graduate of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Cronen is now affiliated with The Pain Institute, Physicians' Medical Center in New Albany and King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.

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Konrad R. Kijewski, M.D.

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Kijewski (pronounced Key-ev-ski) is board-certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management with more than 15 years of experience. A graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Kijewski is now affiliated with The Pain Institute and Physicians' Medical Center in New Albany.

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Brian M. Derhake, M.D., M.S.

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Derhake (pronounced Der-hockey) is board-certified in both Anesthesia and Pain Management. A graduate of the Cleveland Clinic Pain Management Fellowship and the University of Louisville Medical School and Anesthesia residency, he is now affiliated with The Pain Institute, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Baptist Health Floyd, Physicians' Medical Center and King's Daughters' Hospital.