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K. Elizabeth Garr, MD

Orthopedics, Pain Management

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Virtual Visits Available
  • Available within 1-3 Days
(206) 622-1644

Overview

K. Elizabeth Garr, MD, is an anesthesiologist who is fellowship-trained in pain management. She specializes in diagnostic and therapeutic injections for patients with lumbar spine problems and related pain. She helps patients with pain originating from facet arthritis, stenosis, disc disease, dysfunction of the sacroiliac joints, trochanteric and hip joint inflammation, as well as neuropathic pain from a variety of causes.

Dr. Garr’s practice is focused on managing pain with diagnostic and therapeutic injections coupled with rehabilitation training and lifestyle modification. Her goal is to help patients achieve a level of posture, function, and mobility that allows them to enjoy life again.

She enjoys tennis, snowboarding, camping, and family activities with her husband and three children. She promotes science education at the elementary school level and participates in Girl Scouts as an outdoor specialist.

Education

Program: MD
Institution: Tulane University School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: University of Washington Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Anesthesiology
Institution: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Anesthesiology

Program: Subspecialty Certificate in Pain Medicine
Institution: American Board of Anesthesiology

Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

American Society of Interventional Pain Specialists

International Spinal Injection Society

King County Medical Society

Washington Society of Interventional Pain Specialists

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Caudal epidural steroid
  • Intercostal nerve block
  • Intraarticular hip injection
  • Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block
  • Lumbar facet and medial branch blockade
  • Medial branch radiofrequency ablation
  • Myofascial trigger point injection
  • Sacrococcygeal joint injection
  • Sacroiliac injection
  • Spinal cord stimulator testing and implantation on a case by case basis
  • Transforaminal and interlaminar epidural steroids
  • Trochanteric and ischial bursa injection

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