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About Dr. Keith Schmidt

Keith Schmidt, MD, is an interventional spine and pain management physician at Ascension Comprehensive Pain Management in Hoffman Estates and Carol Stream, Illinois. He takes a multidisciplinary approach to helping his patients find pain relief, often incorporating psychology, pharmacology, and physical therapy into their treatment plans.

Dr. Schmidt earned his doctorate of medicine degree (2009) and completed his residency at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. During his Anesthesia residency (2010-14), he won the Resident of the Year award each year of residency, then was elected the Chief Resident, and won the coveted Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award (2014) given to the top resident of the Anesthesia program. He then went on to complete a fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, which is a nationally known program for Interventional Pain Management.

As a pain management specialist, Dr. Schmidt has taken a special interest in cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome, joint pain, spine pain, and persistent pain after surgery. He routinely uses solutions like epidural injections, kyphoplasty, spinal cord stimulation, and radiofrequency ablation to treat his patients, often opting for the least invasive approach possible.

To better support his diverse patient base, Dr. Schmidt speaks both English and Spanish.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Schmidt and the team at Ascension Comprehensive Pain Management, call the office nearest you or request an appointment online today.


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Triple Board Certified
American Board of Anesthesia, American Board of Pain Medicine, American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians

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    "Best results for pain relief from herniated discs. Have tried other places and have not had anywhere near the same results."

    Joe T.
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    "My life changed when I met Dr. Schmidt. He is absolutely amazing. He is extremely intelligent and compassionate."

    Deanna D.
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    "For the first time in 8 years my neck is significantly less painful and the numbness in my arm/hand is improving!"

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    "Dr. Schmidt and his staff have ALWAYS been so professional and reassuring, especially when you're not feeling well and/or awaiting test results."

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    "Excellent doctor that takes his time to know his patients. He has never failed me whenever I needed him."

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    "Dr. Schmidt and his staff were not only professional and nice they also genuinely seemed to care for their patients and also praise one another for their jobs."

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    "I could not be happier with the service & care I recieved from Dr. Schmidt & his staff."

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