Ronald C. Segura, MD
Double Board Certified Interventional Pain Management /
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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About Dr. Ronald C. Segura, MD

Ronald C. Segura, MD is a native Louisianian. He attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where he graduated with Cum Laude Honors. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a minor in zoology. He attended LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed a four-year residency training program in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Doctor Segura was then accepted to the LSU ACGME accredited Interventional Spine/Pain Medicine Fellowship program. Dr. Segura is Double Board Certified in PM&R and Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine. He specializes in performing diagnostic and therapeutic fluoroscopically guided spinal injections. He utilizes ultrasound guidance as well to ensure accuracy during treatment. Dr. Segura is one of the region’s leading experts in the treatment of neck and headache disorders. He also specializes in non-surgical treatment of peripheral joint pain in the arms and legs. Dr. Segura’s philosophy utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to healing pain. His treatment plan focuses on reducing pain and improving functional ability, which enhances one’s quality of life.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Segura believes in treating the patient as a whole, not just the pain. The focus of our pain management facility is on improving the quality of life of our patients through use of various micro-invasive procedures and innovative techniques in combination with specialized pharmacological therapeutic management for both acute and chronic pain.

CERTIFICATION

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Diplomat – Certificate No. 9480 07/01/2009 – 12/31/2019

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – Certificate No. 1387 10/23/2010 – 12/31/2020
Sub-specialty of Pain Medicine

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION/ACTIVITIES

Bachelor of Science (05/14/1999) Kinesiology Pre-medicine, Minor Zoology
Louisiana State University A & M, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State University: Honors
Cum Laude
Dean’s List 6 of 8 semesters
Louisiana Honors Scholarship

Kappa Alpha Order: President 1997-1998; Recording Secretary 1996-1997;
Social Chairman 1995-1996; Vice President of Pledge Class 1994-1995

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine (05/15/2004) Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Residency (07/01/2004 – 06/30/2008) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;
Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Fellowship Training (07/01/2009 – 06/30/2010) LSU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pain Medicine Fellowship

POSTGRADUATE ACTIVITIES

LSU IGMEC Committee, Pain Management Representative (2007-2008)

PM&R Fundraising Committee Chairman (2006-2007)

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Member

American Academy of Pain Management Member

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Member

Louisiana State Medical Society & St Tammany Parish Medical Society Member

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Scapulothoracic Joint Pathology
URL: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1261716-overview

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

PAS-01: “A prospective, non-randomized, open-label, multicenter study to evaluate the long-term safety of the Prometra Programmable Intrathecal Pump System” (This study is currently in progress, therefore publication pending)

Intraneural Doxorubicin: A New Animal Model of Pain Due to Primary Demyelination of Peripheral Nerves (publication pending)

Ranolazine Attenuation of Mechanical Allodynia Due to Primary Demyelination of Peripheral Nerves (publication pending)

INTERESTS/OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION

Offshore Sport Fishing, Welding, Wing shooting

Flying Radio Controlled Model Airplanes
United States National Champion, Pattern Division (1990-1992)
Third Place, International Champion, Pattern Division (1992)

PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Spine Care of Metairie (04/23/2006 – 06/30/2008)
Part-time Clinic Staff

LSU PM&R Faculty, New Orleans (07/01/2008 – 06/30/2009)
University Hospital Inpatient PM&R Staff Consultant
Lord and Taylor PM&R Clinic Staff
Leonard J. Chaubert PM&R Clinic Staff

LSU Pain Medicine Fellow, New Orleans (July 1, 2009- June 30, 2010)
Bone and Joint Clinic, Active Staff (07/01/2010 – 10/31/2011)

Doctors’ Same Day Surgery Center (07/01/2010 – 10/31/2011)
Interventional Pain Staff

Ochsner Clinic Foundation West Bank Campus (07/01/2010 – 10/31/2011)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

West Jefferson Medical Center (07/01/2010 – 10/31/2011)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

West Jefferson Surgery Center, LLC (07/01/2010 – 10/31/2011)
Interventional Pain Staff

Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital (11/01/2011-05/31/2016)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

Cypress Pointe East Surgical Hospital (11/01/2011- 03/01/2014)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

Ponchartrain Ambulatory Surgical Center (11/01/2011-2015)
Interventional Pain Staff-Active Staff

St. Tammany Parish Hospital (11/01/2011-05/31/2016)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

Lakeview Regional Medical Center (11/01/2011-05/31/2016)

Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital (10/01/2012-Current)
Interventional Pain Staff and Admitting Community-Active Staff

Southern Surgical Hospital (03/01/2014 – Current) Active Staff

LA Health Solutions (08/01/2014-Current) Active Staff

Segura Neuroscience & Pain Center (03/13/2017-Current) Owner