Iden Cowan, M.D.

Austin Pain Doctor, Capitol Pain Institute

pain management doctor Iden Cowan MD

After several years in Arkansas, Dr. Cowan is thrilled to be coming back home to Texas. She is board certified in Anesthesiology and has been exclusively practicing interventional pain for the past 6 years. She is passionate about providing customized multimodal treatment plans that directly target her patients’ sources of pain, with a special interest in pelvic and sacroiliac joint pain. She enjoys working to improve their functional status and help them achieve their goals. Dr. Cowan is excited to offer several minimally invasive procedures including spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, Superion and Zipp for lumbar spinal stenosis, sacroiliac stabilization, as well as a variety of nerve blocks.


Dr. Cowan is vinyasa yoga certified and in her free time enjoys hot power yoga, teaching her peers, hiking, cycling & exploring beautiful Austin and beyond in the great state of Texas.



  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Intrathecal Pain Pump
  • Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Stabilization\
  • Vertiflex/Superion Procedure
  • Zipp Procedure for Lumbar Stabilization
  • Hypogastric Plexus Nerve Block
  • Sympathetic Plexus Nerve Block
  • Epidural Steroid Injections / Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint/Medial Branch Blocks
  • Radiofrequency Ablations
  • Botox for Migraines
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Stellate Ganglion, Cluneal, Suprascapular, Posterior Tibial)
  • Kyphoplasty


  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS I & II)
  • Failed Back Syndrome/Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraines

Hypogastric Nerve Block

Joint Pain

Cancer Pain

Thoracic Pain