Rivers Edge Pain Relief Staff

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ROLAND F. CHALIFOUX JR., DO PLLC EXT.406

  • Graduate of Neurosurgical residency 1995
  • Board Certified Neurosurgery 1998
  • Diplomate Certificate Interventional Pain Medicine – ABIPP -2012
  • Competency Certificate in Controlled Substance Management ABIPP – 2014

Primary purpose of this medical practice:

Help identify and treat a patient’s painful condition(s) and then working with the patient, focus on the goal of:

  1. Improving function,
  2. Decreasing pain, and
  3. Improving Quality of Life

Focus on Treatment from Head to the Toes

Includes treatment of the:

  • Entire spine, Cervical/Thoracic/ Lumbar and Sacrum
  • Extremities including Shoulders, Elbow, Wrist Hips, Knees, Ankles
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Pain Pumps for chronic intractable pain

ANN GOAS, RN EXT.408

Bio coming soon...

TAMMY WEIR, PRE CERT COORDINATOR EXT.403

I am the Precertification Coordinator and have been working with Dr. Chalifoux for 12 years. I previously worked in the health insurance field and also worked in the mental health field with mentally challenged adults.  I am a proud parent and cat lover who enjoys sports, music, dancing, family, and friends.

HEATHER WRIGHT, MA EXT.409

I have been a Certified Medical Assistant for 11 years. For 9 years I was employed by Dr. Edward Emch, M.D. I have worked for River's Edge Pain Relief since April 2019. I am the Scheduler and I also obtain Prior Authorizations. I have two teenage sons and am very active in their extracurricular activities.

DEBRA

I have been a Certified Medical Assistant for 15 years. I was employed with Family Practice. I have recently joined the team at Rivers Edge Pain Relief. I enjoy working with patients to improve their overall health. I am a proud mother of two and Grandmother of five. I enjoy spending time with my family, pets and the great outdoors.

BRITTANY

I have been a Registered Radiologic Technologist since 2015. I have Brittany Bio worked in a hospital, doing mobile x-rays (nursing homes, jails and private homes), and now at this office. I am happily married and have two beautiful daughters who take up all my “free” time.