Dr. Paul Lieber, President

Dr. Lieber is a native of Pittsburgh who has dedicated his medical career to treating individuals who are experiencing spinal axis and musculoskeletal pain. Dr. Lieber received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart College in 1975. He received his Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England University in 1978. He received his Medical Doctorate from the Chicago Medical School in 1986. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center program in 1990. He holds board certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electro Diagnostic medicine, and pain medicine.

Dr Lieber has trained pain fellows, residents, and medical students in the approaches to pain treatment. He specializes in regenerative orthopedic medicine including prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell procedures and has trained doctors internationally. Since 1995 he has successfully and effectively performed over 20,000 procedures, and he is the current president of the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine (AAOM).

Office Location(s):
Pittsburgh, PA & Monroeville, PA

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Accepting New Patients:
Accepting patients over the age of 18

Primary Specialty:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Secondary Specialty:
Pain Management

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1975
Hobart College, Geneva NY

Graduate School Education:
Master of Arts, Counseling/Psychology, 1978
Antioch/New England University, Keene NH

PreMed Education:
Pre-Medical Studies, 1982
Brandeis University, Waltham MA

Medical Education:
Doctor of Medicine, 1986
University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago IL

Internship and Residency, 1990
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospitals of the University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Academic Appointments:
Medical Director, 2006-present
Gamma Surgery Center

Clinical Assistant Professor, 1998-2004
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Medical Director, 1998 – 2002
UPMC Worker Partners, Shadyside

President, 1994 – 1998
Occupational Assessment & Rehabilitation Services, Ltd.

Division Chief, 1993 – 2007
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UPMC Shadyside Hospital

Board Certifications:
Board Certified, 2002 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation sub-specialty in Pain Medicine
Board Certified, 1998 American Academy of Pain Medicine
Board Certified, 997 American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
Board Certified, 1992 American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Board Certified, 1991 American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

In Practice Since:

President American Association of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM)

President Elect American Association of Orthopedic Medicine

Board Member American Association of Orthopedic Medicine

American Medical Association

International Spinal Intervention Society

Pennsylvania Medical Society and Allegheny County Medical Society

Pittsburgh Physiatry Society

Pennsylvania Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/American Congress of Rehabilitation

Honors and Awards:
The Dean’s Award for Service to the School