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$$ Thomas Lynn Spain, Jr., MD Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health


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Board Certification American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine,
American Board of Anesthesiology(Pediatric Anesthesiology),
American Board of Anesthesiology(Hospice and Palliative Medicine),
American Board of Anesthesiology
Languages Spoken: English
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Biography

Biography

Thomas Spain, M.D., is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Children’s Health℠ and an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Spain earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He then completed an internship in anesthesiology and residencies in anesthesiology and orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Spain also completed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at UT Southwestern and one in pain management at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Spain’s practice is focused primarily on pediatric pain management including functioning as an attending physician in the Headache Clinic and the Abdominal Pain Clinic. He is board-certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine, and hospice and palliative care. His areas of interest include anesthesia for pediatric oncology patients, medical acupuncture and palliative care. Dr. Spain is actively involved in medical missions, including trips to India, Haiti, Belize and Honduras.        

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Texas HSC at San Antonio (1999)

Internship

University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2001), Anesthesiology

Residency

University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2003), Anesthesiology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2002), Anesthesiology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2000), Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2008), Pediatric Anesthesiology
Univ of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2005), Pain Medicine