Disorders of the spine (disc herniation, arthritis, disc degeneration, spinal stenosis), Non-surgical arthritis of the hip, knee and shoulder, Peripheral nerve injuries and neuropathy, Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD), Compression fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine, Myofascial and musculoskeletal pain
Dr. Michael Harned is the Medical Director of UK Healthcare’s Interventional Pain Associates and the Program Director of the multi-disciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Harned joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky in 2008. In the intervening years, he has also spent time running a private pain clinic.
Currently the President of the Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr. Harned also serves on various committees for the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the International Neuromodulation Society.
Dr. Harned has active research projects on spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal drug delivery, and education, and has published and spoken widely on these and other pain management topics.
Faculty RankAssociate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington
University of Kentucky, Lexington
Anesthesiology - Pain Management, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management
American Board of Anesthesiology
- Spinal injections (epidurals and facets)
- Radiofrequency ablation of the spine, knee and peripheral nerves
- Neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion stimulation
- Pain pump implantation and management
- Vertebral augmentation procedures (kyphoplasty)
- Minimally invasive lumbar decompression
- Ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided joint injections
As an alumni of UKMC I am proud of the quality of care and professionalism of everyone I encountered for my treatment. I have already made and will continue to refer and recommend the above physician and program.
Amy and both Jennifers are superb and always spend plenty of time hearing my questions and finding answers.
Good experience with *Dr. Harned & the resident. Some answers were finally accurate.
*Dr. Harned has always been kind and personable, and teaches others. He sits down to talk, on eye level.
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