Dr. Hans C. Hansen MD


Dr. Hansen is a Board Certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician, as well as a Board Certified addictionologist. Undergrad degree obtained from the University of Denver where he matriculated to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and then to Yale University School of Medicine for residency and a specialized year in chronic pain management.

He is an active member in the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), which he sits as board emeritus, and was previous president of that organization.

He has enjoyed many publications including journal articles and book chapters, and sits on the editorial board of Pain Physician, the most circulated and respected pain journal in the world. He has served with the Medicaid Physician Advisory Board, and is a current active member of the Medicare Advisory Committee for the Palmetto region. He is currently the Executive Director of the North Carolina Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

Dr. Hansen's interests include integrating the commonality of pain addiction and depression into contemporary wisdom of therapeutic interventions, and offering patients unique options to care. He is an interventional pain physician, with years of experience treating spine, and soft tissue. A believer in pain states that are often dismissed such as fibromyalgia and headache, the blog and podcast will explore these in detail. As part of the pain information network, fibromyalgia, and WATME, The World According to Me, will be a reference for those that have questions about their pain, and loss of function and quality of life. 

Dr. Hansen can be reached at [email protected]com


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