Jennifer Kiser, PA-C
Board Certified Physician Assistant
Interventional and Surgical Specialist
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Jennifer Kiser is a Certified Physician Assistant, completing the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Jennifer began her career in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in 1991 and transitioned to Pain Management in 1997.
After following the career of Dr. Lisa Stearns, the founder of Center for Pain and Supportive Care, Jennifer enthusiastically relocated to Arizona in 2001 to join her team. Jennifer worked closely with Dr. Stearns in the clinic setting, treating both Cancer-Related and Chronic Pain patients. In the Operating Room, Jennifer assisted Dr. Stearns while implanting Intrathecal Drug Delivery and Neurostimulation Systems. Jennifer skillfully treats patients with these advanced pain management devices, as well as conventional medication management.
Jennifer has a special interest in treating pain and symptoms in patients suffering from cancer. After working closely with Dr. Stearns for nearly 20 years, Jennifer is recognized as an expert in the field of Intrathecal Drug Delivery (pain pumps) and manages these devices with a careful balance of finesse and aggressiveness. Jennifer speaks nationally on both Cancer Pain and Intrathecal Drug Delivery. Additionally, Jennifer brings a compassionate, whole-person approach to treating those with Chronic Pain.
- PA School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwest Allied Health Sciences School
- National Speaker, Cancer-Related Pain and Intrathecal Drug Delivery
- Faculty, Lisa Stearns Memorial Academy
- Sub-Investigator, Medication and Device Clinical Trials, Phases 2-4
- Former Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant, 1991-1997
- Stearns LJ, Poling WH, Kiser J, Nasternak J, Berryman E. Pancreatic Cancer Survivorship: Intrathecal Drug Delivery System for Pain Management. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. Vol 24, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2006: 14100
- Stearns LJ, Poling W, Kiser J, Nasternak J, Berryman E. Pancreatic Cancer Survivorship: Intrathecal Drug Delivery System for Pain Management. The Journal of Pain. 2006 April; 7(4): S60.
- Stearns L, Boortz-Marx R, Du Pen S, Friehs G, Gordon M, Halyard M, Herbst L, Kiser J. Intrathecal Drug Delivery for the Management of Cancer Pain: A Multidisciplinary Consensus of Best Clinical Practices. Journal of Supportive Oncology. 2005 Nov-Dec;3(6):399-408. PMID: 16350425.