About Us

Dr. Baominh VinhDr. Baominh P. Vinh is a fellowship-trained interventional pain physician, board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He dedicates himself to providing advance, comprehensive and expert pain management. His goal is to help patients regain their pain-free lifestyle, by tailoring a unique treatment plan for each individual patient. Dr. Vinh has spent years serving the country as a United States Naval Officer. After his military career, he devoted years to helping patients in the medical community, treating them with compassion, empathy and respect. He pays personal attention to every patient, thoroughly evaluating and competently treating all forms of chronic pain. He has also volunteered his medical services in Guatemala, as well as in the Vietnamese community. Dr. Vinh earned his bachelor of science from the U.S. Naval Academy. He then received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he was named Medical Student of the Year. He then continued his medical training as an anesthesiology resident at U.T. Medical School, where he was named Junior Resident of the Year and served as the Chief Resident. Afterwards, he completed his fellowship in interventional pain management at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he served as the Chief Fellow. He continues to be a principal researcher in pain medicine and has been selected to present his research projects at the American Pain Society and Texas Pain Society annual meetings.

Dr. Brian BruelDr. Brian Bruel is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist and Physiatrist. Prior to joining Cy-Pain & Spine, he worked as a tenured Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was the Director of Pain Medicine and Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He was previously an Associate Professor in the Department of Pain Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the New York Medical College. He was Chief Resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he was awarded the Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year and Resident Achievement Award. He completed a fellowship in 2007 at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Pain Medicine. Dr. Bruel is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Obesity Medicine. He is a member of the North American Neuromodulation Society, Texas Pain Society where he serves as President and is one of the founders of the Cancer Pain Research Consortium and is a Past President. He has received numerous awards, including Baylor College of Medicine – Faculty Clinical Achievement Award, Best Doctors in America, Castle Connolly Top Doctor and Texas Monthly Rising Star in PM&R. He has clinical and research interest in Neuromodulation for pain and spasticity, cancer survivorship pain and minimally invasive spine intervention.

Dr, Ian LipskiDr. Ian Lipski is a fellowship-trained interventional pain physician. He employs a comprehensive multi-modal approach to pain management. He focuses on improved functionality, decreased pain, and better quality of life for his patients. He utilizes evidence-based medicine to assist with individualized, personalized care that will enhance overall wellness and quality of life. Dr. Lipski received his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston medical school. Afterwards, he completed a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Texas at Houston. He then spent the next fourteen years as an anesthesiologist (Clinical Associate Professor) at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center where he specialized in neuro-anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and acute post-operative pain management. He completed his fellowship training at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center and recently joined Drs. Vinh and Dao at Cy-Pain and Spine. Dr. Lipski applies a patient-centric philosophy when he treats his patients. He utilizes a team model approach for every patient, every time. He is passionate about treating pain in individuals who suffer from chronic pain.

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