Meet Your Team

Amit T. Darnule, MD

Anesthesiologist/Pain Management

 


An accomplished physician, Dr. Amit T. Darnule specializes in chronic pain management and brings his expertise to Spine Team Texas.

Prior to joining the team, Dr. Darnule completed his fellowship for multidisciplinary pain medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, where he also completed his residency in anesthesiology and an internship in internal medicine. Dr. Darnule finished medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, graduating summa cum laude.

Dr. Darnule dedicates his time to clinical research and presentations. He has completed several interventional courses on spinal cord stimulator and implantable devices, a cadaver course in vertebroplasty and discography as well as intradiscal electrothermal therapy. Additionally, he has a special interest in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and has experience treating early forms with a combination of nerve blocks, physical therapy and neurostimulation in severe cases.

Areas of expertise/services provided: 

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet injections
  • Joint injections (sacroiliac, hips, shoulders)
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Vertebroplasty and discography

 

Professional Qualifications

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology
The American Board of Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine
The American Board of Anesthesiology

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas; Dallas, TX

Residency

Residency in Interventional Pain Management
Northwestern University; Chicago, IL
Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management
Northwestern University; Chicago, IL

Awards and Recognitions

  • 360 West Magazine "Top Doctor" (2017)
  • “Top Doctor” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine (2011, '13, '17)
  • Texas Monthly Magazine “Super Docs: Rising Stars” (2015)
  • D magazine’s “Best Doctors” (2014)

Personal Interests

Dedicated to helping those who are less fortunate, Dr. Darnule volunteers his medical skills around the world. In Mexico, he assisted in creating a makeshift clinic for villagers and provided physicals to orphans. Northwestern’s Anesthesia Department selected Dr. Darnule to be a representative in Operation Walk Mission to China, where he assisted in post-operative care and pain management services.