Our mission at University Pain Medicine Center is to provide each patient with state of the art care in a compassionate and professional environment. At University Pain Medicine Center, every patient is treated as an individual with a unique set of problems requiring a tailored therapeutic approach.
Dr. Didier Demesmin is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is the Medical Director and Founder of University Pain Medicine Center. He graduated from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he received the prestigious award for Academic Excellence in Anesthesiology. He completed an Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons/St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Demesmin is affiliated with some of the finest hospitals in Central New Jersey, including Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, JFK Medical Center, and Somerset Medical Center. Dr. Demesmin is the director of Pain Medicine at St. Peter’s University Hospital. He is a member of the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research Institutional Review Board, where his responsibilities involve protecting the rights and welfare of patients involved in clinical research. Dr. Demesmin is also a member of St. Peter’s University Cancer Committee and aspires to develop a Palliative Care Program at St. Peter’s University Hospital.
Dr. Demesmin has lectured at regional, national, and international Pain Medicine venues. Recently, he traveled to Brazil where he lectured and performed a live minimally invasive discectomy as part of a seminar. He has also lectured at the Italian Minimally Invasive Spine Conference in Rome, Italy. Dr. Demesmin conducted a Poster Presentation on Minimally Invasive Disc Decompression at the International Intradiscal Therapy Society in Toulouse, France, and lectured for the American Pain Society on Minimally Invasive Disc Decompression in San Antonio, Texas. He has provided a number of presentations and Grand Rounds to physicians, and has been an instructor of numerous courses for Interventional Pain procedures and techniques. In addition, he has been a preceptor to college students, medical students, residents, and Pain Medicine Fellows.
Dr. Demesmin treats a wide spectrum of pain syndromes such as neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica, herniated disc (neck or back), failed back surgery, diabetic neuropathy, cancer pain, headache, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, arthritis, osteoporosis, any types of joint pain, and others. Dr. Demesmin specializes in minimally invasive procedures, including but not limited to, percutaneous disc decompression, discography, epidural steroid injections, vertebroplasty, microendoscopic discectomy, intrathecal pumps, spinal cord stimulator, and various nerve blocks.
Through a unique combination of his strive for excellence, coupled with a compassionate bedside manner, Dr. Demesmin will help you eliminate or manage your pain.
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"I am truly thankful to Dr. Demesmin and his wonderful staff at University Pain Medicine Center for their compassion, experience, and willingness to do whatever it takes to make each and every visit a positive experience. Not only is Margaret Ahmed, RN, APN-C extremely knowledgeable, her compassion and support is second to none. I am forever grateful..." Read More
"Dear Dr. Demesmin and Dr. Patel, I am so grateful to both of you for the interest you have shown about finding a positive solution for the nerve pain in my left leg. You have placed me into your very busy schedules many times and I want you to know how much that has meant to me. Sometimes, pain, especially the kind that prevents sleep and engaging in..." Read More
"Dr. Demesmin and his staff are amazing!! I have finally found relief for painful headaches through Cervical Radio Frequency Ablation treatment. Dr. Demesmin walked me step by step through this procedure and made me feel comfortable and at ease. Thanks to his care and treatment I am able to get my life back and resume my 14 miles a day walks..." Read More
"You will always find a friendly and professional staff at UPMC. Dr. Demesmin has a wonderful personality and is always looking for alternative ways to treat your pain..." Read More
"Dr. Demesmin has a wonderful and caring personality. He treats you as if you were his own family member..." Read More