Our Physician Great Lakes Pain Center


Erik Voogd, MD

Erik Voogd, MD, is trained and experienced in the latest interventional pain management techniques and has board certifications in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Voogd received his Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona. He received his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.  Dr. Voogd then went on to complete his Anesthesiology Residency along with his Pain Medicine Fellowship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, in Portsmouth, VA. As an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences he has trained fellows, residents, interns, and medical students.  He also travels nationally and teaches advanced ultrasound and fluoroscopicallyguided interventional procedures for the Society of Pain Practice Management as a member of their faculty.  He has contributed to the advancement of interventional pain medicine authoring nationally and internationally peer-reviewed posters and presentations as well as chapters in pain medicine board review texts. Commander (Ret.) Voogd recently retired after 30 years of Naval service and has proudly served with the United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and the United States Army in support of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom respectively

Great Lakes Pain offers an interdisciplinary approach to treating patients living with chronic pain. Dr. Voogd looks at each patient as an individual, and offers a wide spectrum of services and treatments options that will improve their individual pain conditions. Pain management, aqua therapy, behavioral therapy, and physical therapy are among those offered at our Bay City location.

Our main focus is to get patients back to living an active life. This is a team effort and we are certain we can provide your patients with the best possible care. There is life beyond pain and Great Lakes Pain is happy to offer relief from the barriers that may seem impossible to overcome.


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