James M. Brent, M.D.
Louisville Pain Doctor, Capitol Pain Institute
Dr. James M. Brent completed his training in Anesthesiology and Pain at the University of Louisville, where he became Board Certified in Anesthesiology. Dr. Brent is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine where he also received his undergraduate degree in Biology. He has worked as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Brent has 23 years of experience treating chronic pain patients and enjoys helping those patients using a comprehensive treatment approach and interventional pain procedures.
Dr. Brent enjoys watching and attending college basketball and football games, and has visited many sports stadiums across the United States. He particularly enjoys attending the NCAA Basketball tournaments. Dr. Brent also likes to travel and has been to most of the United States and Europe. He has coached AAU Basketball and has been part of many winning teams. He is a member and an elder of Lincoln Hills Christian Church. Dr. Brent is married and has one son. Together, the Brent Family enjoys spending time together salmon fishing in Alaska.
Publications & Recognition
She has contributed to the field of pain management in a variety of ways- as an author she wrote a chapter on spinal cord stimulation in the Comprehensive Pain Medicine and Interventional Pain Management Board Review textbook, and she most recently authored an abstract on Successful Management of Pain Secondary to Surgically Refractory Sternal Nonunion with Peripheral Nerve Stimulation. She has also presented at numerous national conferences. Dr. Desai was nominated to attend the first ever Women’s Leadership Summit (WLS) in 2016, for women making strides in the field of neuromodulation.
Dr. Desai is married to Dr. Rishin N. Desai, who is a Periodontist. They live in Austin with their three children. When she is not practicing medicine, she enjoys spending time on the nearby lakes, enjoying all of Austin’s eclectic restaurants, and spending time with her family.