Dr. Chee Woo
Chief Clinical Director
Dr. Woo earned his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his fellowship in Pain Management at University of Virginia and his anesthesiology residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Woo is board certified in pain management and anesthesiology.
Dr. Woo understands that every patient’s pain is different and patients can have very different responses to the same treatment method. Therefore Dr. Woo is committed to offering the right treatment for the right patient. He specializes in providing numerous treatment options in traditional medicine with the added benefit of advanced techniques. These include medication management, epidural injections, and nerve blocks to name a few.
Dr. Philip Kim
Chief Executive officer
Dr. Kim began his career at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain management at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. His multiple society memberships include the International Association for the Study of Pain, International Spine Injection Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, and North American Neuromodulation Society.
He is highly recognized for his specialty in neuromodulation therapies and intrathecal drug delivery systems. Dr. Kim is passionate about interventional approaches to pain management and increasing the quality of life for his patients. He is committed to offering patients options when they feel they have exhausted many of them.
Dr. Kim is the Chief Executive officer and founding member of Center for Interventional Pain &Spine, the Medical Representative for the Controlled Substance Advisory Committee of Delaware and a member of the Delaware Prescription Drug Action Committee.
In October 2016, Dr. Kim was recognized as one of 2016’s Top Doctors by Main Line Magazine.
Dr. Venk Sundararajan
Executive Vice President
Dr. Sundararajan is the Executive Vice President of Center for Interventional Pain & Spine and the Medical Director of our Abington division, received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency, where he was Chief Resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Pennsylvania. DrSundararajan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and American Board of Pain Medicine.
Dr. Sundararajan offers help and hope to those who experience pain relating to headaches, back and neck pain, shingles, fibgromyalgia, industrial and accidental injuries, and pain arising from fractured vertebrae. He believes that through education and discussion, the patient is able to become an active member in their treatment, which ultimately leads to better outcomes.
Dr. Sundararajan is the Executive Vice President of Center for Interventional Pain & Spine and the Medical Director, Abington Division.
Melody Hu, M.D.
Dr. Hu is a board-certified interventional anesthesiologist with additional subspecialty board certification in the field of pain management. Dr. Hu obtained her accelerated B.S./M.D. degree from the Northeast Ohio Medical University and completed her anesthesiology training and pain management fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She currently serves as the Medical Director at the Pain Management Institute of Limerick and is one of the few female interventional pain specialists in the region. Dr. Hu specializes in treating chronic pain that develops over time from degeneration of the spine, as well as acute pain that occurs as a result of work injury or accident. In addition to medication management, Dr. Hu specializes in using minimally invasive techniques to reduce pain and restore function.
Michael Fishman, M.D.
“As a pain specialist, I strive to relieve patient suffering by treating the pathologic and psychological sources of pain. I am dedicated to help my patients set and achieve reasonable goals towards pain relief and functional improvement so that pain is no longer an obstacle to living life.”
Dr. Fishman was born and raised in New York City and Long Island. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Franklin & Marshall College before matriculating to Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA to earn his Doctor of Medicine. After completing an internship in General Surgery at Lankenau Medical Center, he went on to pursue an accelerated Master of Business Administration at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Dr. Fishman then completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was exposed to all facets of the field. At Yale he was the recipient of the Boonsri Kosarussavadi Award for Excellence in Ambulatory Anesthesia and the Outstanding Achievement in Medical Student Education award. There he developed an interest in pain and completed a fellowship in Clinical Pain Medicine at Stanford University where he focused on comprehensive, interdisciplinary care for acute, chronic, and cancer pain.
Dr. Fishman’s non-clinical interests lie at the intersection of business and medicine, especially in the use of technology and telemedicine to improve and streamline the patient-physician encounter. He hopes to bring these tools to the clinic to reduce patient and provider opportunity costs while maintaining satisfaction and clinical efficacy.
Outside of work, Dr. Fishman enjoys spending time with his wife, son and bulldog named ‘Monkey’. He loves to cook (and eat), travel, ski, SCUBA dive, and play squash and tennis.