Provider Spotlight

 

“Pain is personal and therefore the treatment must be personalized.  I believe in an individualized treatment approach utilizing current and new procedures to relieve pain and optimize the return of function.”

George Lantz, DO, MBA, Pain Modulation Associates

Dr. George Lantz has been practicing anesthesiology and pain medicine for nearly 15 years in both the public and military environment. Board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Dr. Lantz earned his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois. He also received his Master of Business Administration in Finance, International Business and Health Administration from the University of Illinois. Dr. Lantz completed both his fellowship and residency through the Harvard Medical School program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, where he served as Chief Resident.

After completing his residency, Dr. Lantz continued to serve in the United States Army and was assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Assigned there for over four years, he worked at Womack Army Medical Center serving as the Assistant Chief of Anesthesia and Director of Obstetrical Anesthesia in addition providing advanced pain procedures in the pain clinic. He completed two tours in Afghanistan as Chief of Anesthesia to a general hospital and Senior Medical Officer to an Airborne Forward Surgical Team in combat zones.

On each tour he established forward pain management clinics in addition to providing comprehensive anesthesia and critical care services to U.S. soldiers, allies and the Afghan people. He completed his service at the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

Following his departure for the United States Army, Dr. Lantz practiced pain management in Annapolis, Maryland and the greater Washington D.C. area, also acting as medical director of an ambulatory surgical center. Prior to becoming a partner at Pain Management Centers of New England and Pain Modulation Associates, Dr. Lantz was a partner in a pain management group serving the New Hampshire seacoast and lakes region in addition to the communities of northern Massachusetts where he evaluated and treated chronic pain patients with a full spectrum of advanced pain management treatment modalities.

Dr. Lantz is President of both the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, New Hampshire Branch and the Portsmouth Medical Society, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Additionally, he is also a State Delegate for Veterans for Smart Power, and the Global Leadership Coalition, located in Washington, D.C. He has written medical chapters, articles, performed research and has given extensive educational lectures to both patients and clinicians on various pain management subjects.

In his free time Dr. Lantz enjoys fitness, nutrition, golfing, boating, paddle boarding, camping and spending time with his active family.

Sampling of offered pain management services:

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Botox Injections (for treatment of chronic daily migraines and torticollis)
  • Ultrasonic and Fluoroscopic Guided Injections
  • Intra-articular Joint Injections
  • Lumbar Sympathectomy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Behavioral Health Counseling
  • Massage Therapy
  • Piriformis Muscle Injection

 

  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Radiofrequency Lesioning
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Transforaminal Epidural/Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Kyphoplasty

 

Pain Modulation Associates Office Locations

  • Lahey Outpatient Center
    480 Maple Street Suite 203
    Danvers, MA 09123
    P (978) 304-8601
    F (978) 304-8697
  • Addison Gilbert Hospital
    298 Washington Street 4th Floor
    Gloucester, MA 01930
    P (978) 304-8601
    F (978) 304-8621