Physicians and Advanced Practitioners

Robert Zuniga, M.D.
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine
  • FELLOWSHIP - Pain Management
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • INTERNSHIP - General Surgery
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • MEDICAL DOCTOR (M.D.)
    University of Arizona School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  • DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (Pharm.D.)
    University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, Tucson, AZ
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    Board of Directors New Mexico Pain Society
    ASA, AMA, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Association
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Charles Pace, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine
  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology
    Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
  • INTERNSHIP - Internal Medicine
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • M.D. - Medicine
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Ph.D. - Chemistry
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    ASA, AMA, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Association
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William Wagner, M.D.
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified: The American Board of Pain Medicine
  • FELLOWSHIP - Pain Management
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • RESIDENCY - Anesthesiology
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
  • INTERNSHIP - Medicine
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
  • MEDICAL SCHOOL
    M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
    Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    ASA, AMA, Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, New Mexico Medical Society
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Rebecca Duchon, Physician’s Assistant - Certified
  • BA, Medical - Physician’s Assistant
    Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
    Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practice Nursing, Willoughby, OH
  • Certifications
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
    ACLS
    BLS
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    American Pain Society
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Greg Maroney, Physician’s Assistant - Certified
  • ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE - Physician’s Assistant
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Certified Athletic Trainer and Personal Trainer
  • Certifications
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
    ACLS
    BLS
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    American Pain Society
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Jerry Bridges, Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Health Nurse Practitioner Program
    Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Certifications
    ACLS
    BLS
    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    NM Nurse Practitioner Council
    American Pain Society
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Michael Palacio, Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVES
    Surgical Technologist
    Combat Infantry Medic
  • Certifications
    ACLS
    BLS
    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    American Pain Society
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Eliezar Pangan, Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing
    University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Certifications
    ACLS
    BLS
    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • MEMBERSHIPS
    New Mexico Pain Society
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    American Pain Society
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Disclaimer: The information provided in the New Mexico Pain and Spine Institute web-site is to help you learn more about pain medicine and solutions to help you manage your chronic neck and back related pain. This information should not take the place of professional medical advice and you should always consult your doctor or other health care professional if you have questions or concerns.