Dr. Matt Schocket – Austin Pain Doctor
Joseph Smith, PhD
Dr. Schocket is a recognized world-leader in the field of Pain Management. He has lectured at multiple national and international conferences including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the American Academy of Pain Management, the International Spine Injection Society, the Israeli Pain Society, and the International Neuromodulation Society.
Dr. Schocket is an expert reviewer for the Neuromodulation Journal and has recently been appointed to the international Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee. In addition, he has recently been invited to be the editor of the North American Neuromodulation Society newsletter. Dr. Schocket currently serves as a national consultant for St. Jude Medical and Johnson & Johnson, as well as a regional consultant for Forest Laboratories and Pfizer. He has also served as a member of the Abbott Pharmaceuticals national advisory council and has actively participated in research projects for Boston Scientific, Allergan, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, and Merck.
Cutting Edge Procedures
Dr. Schocket is one of the foremost experts in Spinal Cord Stimulation, having performed over 1500 procedures in the past 6 years. He is a medical consultant to St. Jude Medical, teaching over 20 courses across the United States and training well over 500 physicians to perform this procedure. In addition, Dr. Schocket is among the first physicians to perform the full-HD video assisted discectomy procedure and the minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) in the U.S. In addition, Dr. Schocket is among the first U.S. physicians to offer stem-cell based procedures to treat chronic pain.
Dr. Schocket is married to Kimberly Gardner Schocket, Ph.D. They live in northwest Austin with their two children. When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Schocket enjoys snow skiing, traveling, Texas Longhorn football, and spending time with his family.
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