Interventional Pain Management

Dr. Kasia Iwan is a physician specializing in interventional spine and orthobiologic medicine who is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received her medical degree from the Jagiellonian University Medical College and went on to complete both a PM&R residency and a Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center in upstate NY. Dr. Iwan specializes in minimally invasive treatments for acute and chronic pain, focusing on regenerative treatments for the spine. She has developed a passion for regenerative medicine due to the ability to heal and slow progression of degeneration, restore function, and overall give patients the opportunity to live a full, active, and meaningful life. Dr. Iwan is involved in several organizations such as the Spine Interventional Society, Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation, North American Neuromodulation Society and American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Treatment Philosophy

Dr. Iwan’s mission is to use evidence-based medicine, image-guided techniques, lifestyle changes and knowledge of regenerative medicine to reverse spinal and musculoskeletal conditions while providing patient-centric care. She aims to treat each patient with compassion, provide excellent communication, and use her diagnostic expertise to provide an individualized treatment plan rather than just treating symptoms. Dr. Iwan truly believes in the RestorePDX core philosophy focusing on precision diagnosis, precision orthobiologics and precision delivery to achieve this goal. She values the collaborative approach to each case and offers innovative, non-surgical alternatives to heal the body and slow progression of degeneration.


Dr. Iwan has specialty-training in a variety of areas including:

  • Orthobiologic/regenerative medicine interventions of the spine using platelet rich plasma (PRP), microfragmented adipose tissue, bone marrow aspirate, and prolotherapy.
  • X-ray-guided spinal and musculoskeletal injections
  • Ultrasound-guided spine and musculoskeletal injections
  • Pain Management focusing on limiting controlled medications
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

Conditions Treated

Some of the many conditions treated by Dr. Iwan include:

  • Disc herniation
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spondylosis (arthritis of the spine)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac joint issues
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Nerve pain/neuropathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Joint Disorders
  • Hypermobility disorders

Outside Interests

Dr. Iwan was born in Poland and immigrated to Canada as a child. She completed her medical training in upstate New York, where she met her husband and had a daughter. She moved to the Pacific Northwest because it felt like more like home. She enjoys traveling, cooking, photography, and spending time with her family, preferably on a beach along the beautiful Oregon coast.

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