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Pain Management

Since its founding in 1998, the St. Mary Pain Management Center has helped thousands of people obtain relief from acute and chronic pain. St. Mary pain management physicians are board certified in anesthesiology and fellowship trained in pain management.

The Pain Management Center offers a compassionate approach to help alleviate acute and chronic pain. We employ the highest clinical standards in medical therapy to enhance your quality of life. Components of this interdisciplinary approach include epidural steroid injections, other fluoroscopic guided spinal procedures, medications and acupuncture. Referrals to other medical specialists and specialized diagnostic imaging studies to help evaluate and treat underlying medical conditions also may be included in your comprehensive treatment plan. Referrals to physical therapy, counseling, and our Wellness Center are additional support services available.

For more information, please call 215-710-PAIN.  

About Lisa M. Nocera, M.D.

Dr. Lisa Nocera received her medical degree from the University of Buffalo and completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.  She completed fellowship programs in Pain Management at both SUNY at Brooklyn and Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.  Dr. Nocera is double board certified in anesthesiology and pain management. She is a diplomate of both the American Academy of Pain Medicine and American Academy of Pain Management. She carries Added Qualifications in pain management with the American Board of Anesthesiology. She is a certified medical acupuncturist as well with membership in the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.  Dr. Nocera is a recipient of the Patient Choice Award in 2008 and was named one of America’s Top Physicians in 2009 by the Consumer Research Council of America.  She is a member of several national pain societies including the American Society of Interventional Pain Management, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture and the North American Spine Society.   Dr. Nocera has also been interviewed on WKYW radio as a physician expert on the topic of pain management. Areas of interest include pain in the elderly and women’s health.





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