Derrick Wansom, MD
Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Doctor
Born and raised in the Detroit metro area, Dr. Derrick Wansom attended Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and graduated with Honors in Biology. He then received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and spent a year studying music and culture across East Asia. Dr. Wansom earned his medical degree and completed an internship in general surgery at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He then completed anesthesia residency and an interventional pain management fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Upon finishing his fellowship, Dr. Wansom moved to Austin, TX and practiced in Austin and Bastrop, TX for 6 years. Dr. Wansom is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology and practices comprehensive pain medicine. He recently was selected by his peers and awarded Top Doctor by Austin Monthly in 2022.
Chronic pain can be difficult to live with, as it affects mood, emotions, relationships and quality of life. Dr. Wansom appreciates the importance of listening to patients, understanding their individual needs, and recognizing their challenges when dealing with chronic pain. He believes that it is essential that patients comprehend the complex conditions causing their pain.
Dr. Wansom tailors customized, multi-modal treatments to their pain. He combines the latest minimally invasive interventions, targeted medical therapies, behavioral and functional therapy, and integrative care to meet each patient’s individual needs. He feels that the most gratifying aspect of pain management is facilitating functional restoration so patients can return to an active, fulfilling lifestyle.
In his free time, Dr. Wansom enjoys photography, wrenching on vintage cars, and listening to a diverse spectrum of music.
One on one care and compassion. 5 star treatment for anyone suffering from chronic pain. Highly recommend.
– William Jones
Dr Wansom is excellent. He has alleviated my back and neck pain, and explained everything very well. The staff and nurses are very caring and organized.
– Kat Estes
GREAT DOCTOR AND GREAT STAFF!!
– Taryn M.
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Contact Derrick Wansom, MD
Derrick Wansom, MD is a pain management specialist who is double board certified in anesthesiology and pain management. He is currently serving patients in San Marcos and New Braunfels, Texas. Dr. Wansom’s focus is on providing optimal care to help improve a patient’s quality of life and allow them to get back to the things they love to do.
Dr. Wansom appreciates the importance of listening to patients, understanding their individual needs, and recognizing their challenges when dealing with chronic pain. He believes that it is essential that patients comprehend the complex conditions causing their pain.
What sets Dr. Derrick Wansom apart from other pain management specialists is his individualized approach to each patient. He understands that every patient is unique and their condition must be treated as such. Whether it’s finding the right medication or using the latest techniques in minimally invasive surgery, you can be confident that Dr. Wansom will work tirelessly to find the best treatment plan for your individual needs.
If you are suffering from chronic pain, please don’t hesitate to contact Derrick Wansom, MD today for a consultation.