Pain Experts of Arizona
Dr. Ahdev Kuppusamy, MD
Dr. Ahdev Kuppusamy is a double board certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist whose primary goal is to improve the quality of life of his patients and their families.
Dr. Kuppusamy believes in a down-to-earth approach to medicine and places the highest emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship. He stresses the idea that a physician’s major role is to educate patients regarding their ailments and all their available treatment options, thereby allowing patients to make the best decisions on their medical care.
Dr. Michael Wong, MD
What first drew Dr. Wong to medicine was the desire to alleviate a patient’s pain and suffering. His approach to patient care is to employ a comprehensive and multimodal approach to meet the unique needs of each and every patient. He believes in truly working together with the patient as a team, and that teaching every patient about their underlying illness and possible treatments is most effective to achieving long term pain relief.
He graduated with a degree in Premedical Science from Lehigh University, after which he attended Drexel University for his medical education. He went on to complete both a residency in Anesthesiology and a fellowship in Pain Management at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He is double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management.
Christina Shuker, DNP
Christina Shuker, DNP, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner with a deep passion for treating patients in pain. She obtained her Master of Nursing Degree from Misericordia University in 2011.
Looking to further her education and training, she completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from Misericordia University in 2015. Christina has practiced in the medical field for 34 years with a dedicated history in inpatient, outpatient, and operating room care. During that time, she gained extensive firsthand experience in pain management, urogynecology, integrative medicine, oncology, and critical care.