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Pain management added to Lakewood's specialties

Lakewood Health System introduced Timothy Harley Olson, M.D., Ph.D., pain management physician as its newest collaborating specialist.

In pain management, a number of healthcare teams are employed, including physicians, care coordination, occupational therapy and clinical psychologists. Olson will work with each area to provide a malleable pain management plan for patients living with conditions such as acute/chronic back and neck pain, chronic headaches, neuropathy, whiplash injuries, complex regional pain syndrome and other painful conditions.

Olson practices from the Center for Pain Management in Sartell, Minn. His bachelor's degree was earned at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. in 1993. In 2000, he received his PhD at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where he also earned his M.D. in 2002. Olson's fellowship in pain medicine was completed with Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Olson has begun taking appointments at Lakewood Health System. To make an appointment, consult your family physician or call (218) 894-1515.