Melissa Seelbach, MD

Anesthesiologist & Pain Management Specialist located in Tucson, AZ and Southern Arizona

About Dr. Seelbach

Melissa Seelbach, MD, PhD, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Specialist and Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.   She provides exceptional care to the greater Tucson community at the Pain Institute of Southern Arizona, which is conveniently located throughout Tucson, Oro Valley, Green Valley, Safford, Benson and Wilcox, Arizona.

Dr. Seelbach earned her PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she spent time studying the link between inflammatory pain and morphine delivery to the brain. She went on to earn her medical degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. She then continued a career as a researcher at the University of Arizona and the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, where she explored the effects of nutrition, diet, drugs of abuse, and environmental toxins on health and disease.

After years as a successful researcher, Dr. Seelbach decided to switch gears and pursue a career in clinical medicine, prompted by her desire to care for patients on an individual level and the growing need for pain management specialists. She completed her anesthesiology residency at the University of Kentucky before deciding to complete her medical training in Arizona, where she missed her family, in addition to the sunny weather and southwestern desert climate. She completed her interventional pain management fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dr. Seelbach is active in her medical specialty, and she enjoys membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the North American Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Seelbach approaches her practice with a multimodal approach to pain management that’s aimed at improving active lifestyles. She’s well-versed in all facets and procedures of pain medicine, such as sympathetic nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation, spinal injections, facet injections, trigger point injections, peripheral point injections, and selective nerve root radiofrequency ablation.

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Melissa Seelbach, MD, PhD, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Specialist and Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.   She provides exceptional care to the greater Tucson community at the Pain Institute of Southern Arizona, which is conveniently located throughout Tucson, Oro Valley, Green Valley, Safford, Benson and Wilcox, Arizona.

Dr. Seelbach earned her PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she spent time studying the link between inflammatory pain and morphine delivery to the brain. She went on to earn her medical degree from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. She then continued a career as a researcher at the University of Arizona and the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, where she explored the effects of nutrition, diet, drugs of abuse, and environmental toxins on health and disease.

After years as a successful researcher, Dr. Seelbach decided to switch gears and pursue a career in clinical medicine, prompted by her desire to care for patients on an individual level and the growing need for pain management specialists. She completed her anesthesiology residency at the University of Kentucky before deciding to complete her medical training in Arizona, where she missed her family, in addition to the sunny weather and southwestern desert climate. She completed her interventional pain management fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dr. Seelbach is active in her medical specialty, and she enjoys membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the North American Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Seelbach approaches her practice with a multimodal approach to pain management that’s aimed at improving active lifestyles. She’s well-versed in all facets and procedures of pain medicine, such as sympathetic nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation, spinal injections, facet injections, trigger point injections, peripheral point injections, and selective nerve root radiofrequency ablation.


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Most Major Insurance Plans Accepted

We accept major insurance plans. Please contact us if you have questions about coverage.

Inquiries: (520) 318-6035
Appointments: (520) 999-9000
Fax: (520) 887-5753

The Pain Institute of Southern Arizona complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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