Title: Medical Director
Company: 1) Metropolitan Pain & Spine; 2) Metropolitan Spine Ambulatory Surgery Center
Location: Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
Levi Pearson III, MD, MBA, DABA, DABPM, the medical director at Metropolitan Pain & Spine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of health care.
Hailing from over 30 years of dedication on behalf of his patients, Dr. Pearson has found success as the owner and medical director at Metropolitan Pain & Spine, an interventional pain management and anesthesiology practice. Since 2007, Dr. Pearson’s practice has offered effective solutions for acute and chronic pain of all varieties, including a number of nonsurgical treatment options and minimally invasive spine surgery. Well-regarded for his accomplishments in this role, he was bestowed with the Top Doc Award for Interventional Pain Medicine in 2023, and was previously hailed by the International Association of Anesthesiologists in 2015.
Outside of his primary endeavors at Metropolitan Spine, Dr. Pearson is affiliated with several local hospitals and medical facilities, including MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center and Metropolitan Spine Ambulatory Surgical Center. He was previously active as a physician with the National Spine & Pain Centers, Washington Adventist Hospital, Northwest Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center. Likewise dedicated to the edification of those who seek to follow his example, Dr. Pearson has also served as an instructor at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Pearson initially studied biological science at the University of Maryland, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1984. As an undergraduate, he notably worked as a research assistant and technician under the direction of Dr. Kimishige Ishizaka, who discovered immunoglobulin E. Following this accomplishment, Dr. Pearson went on to attain an MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1988. He continued his education as an intern, resident, and fellow at the Georgetown University Hospital until 1992. Years later, Dr. Pearson was the recipient of an executive MBA, cum laude, at the Saunders College of Business of the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2014.
To remain aware of developments in his field, Dr. Pearson has maintained his affiliation with several organizations, including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the International Spinal Injection Society, the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Medical Association. He is also a diplomate of the American Boards of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Pearson has also endowed scholarships on behalf of students at his local church, and offers curbside consulting to those in need.