Tristan Shockley, M.D.

Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician

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Dr. Tristan Shockley grew up in San Diego, CA and relocated to the east coast to complete his educational training. At Howard University he graduated magna cum laude with a major in Chemistry and minor in Biology. He matriculated to Howard University's College of Medicine where he completed his medical degree in 2005. After completing a medical internship in Phoenix, AZ he went on to specialty training in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore/University of Maryland. As an American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation certified physician, Dr. Tristan Shockley's interests include musculoskeletal medicine, non-surgical interventional pain medicine including fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided procedures, weight management, prolotherapy, and other general physiatric treatments. Dr. Tristan Shockley says, “It is gratifying to be able to listen to each patients’ story and use my clinical skills and knowledge to improve function and quality of life."

C. Obi Onyewu, M.D., FAAPMR

Board Certified in Pain Medicine
Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Fellowship Trained in Pain Medicine

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Dr. Obi Onyewu is fellowship trained and double board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. A native of Washington DC, Dr. Onyewu received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Georgetown University Hospital and Pain Medicine Fellowship training at the Mid-Atlantic Pain Institute. Over the past decade, he was instrumental in training Pain Physicians through Temple University Pain Medicine Fellowship training program, where he served as the Assistant Program Director and Clinical Instructor. Dr. Onyewu has published numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters on a multitude of pain related topics. Additionally he is a member of the Editorial Board of the prestigious Pain Journal and has lectured extensively on Pain Management and Interventions. Dr. Onyewu was named one of the nation’s top 150 pain specialist to know by Becker Spine Review in 2012, as well as Vital’s Patient Choice award in 2012, and Vital’s Compassionate Doctor award for 2012 and 2013. Dr. Onyewu has a special interest in minimally invasive innovations to treat complex pain issues.

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Choice Pain is a regional specialty center for pain management, providing treatment and pain relief for a variety of pain conditions including: back pain, neck pain, pain from arthritis, headache pain, fibromyalgia, TMJ pain, cancer pain and myofascial pain.  Choice Pain — with offices in Hyattsville, Lanham, Gaithersburg, & Dundalk — is referred patients from across the Washington DC and Baltimore region, including nearby cities of: Silver Spring, Baltimore, Bethesda, Rockville, Annapolis, South Laurel.

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