Simon Voitanik, M.D., Ph.D.
Physiatry & Pain Management
Dr. Voitanik is board certified in pain management. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine; the American Academy of Pain Management; and the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine. Dr. Voitanik received his medical degree from Uzhhorod State University Medical School, Ukraine, in 1974 and went on to complete his Ph.D. in the Biomechanics of Spine and Thoracic Pain from the All-Union Center of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Moscow, Russia. Before deciding to reside in the United States he worked as the chairman of the Department of Rehabilitative Medicine at Central Hospital in Uzhhorod, Ukraine. Dr. Voitanik published two books on the treatment of degenerative disease of the spine. He also participated in the preparation of the book "Pain Management for Primary Care Physicians" published by the Pain Management Center at the University of Utah in 2004. In 1995, he completed the requirements for his U.S. medical license and opened the Alpine Pain Clinic (currently Avicenna Spine & Joint Care) with offices in Salt Lake City, Park City, and Orem, Utah.