Brent Earls, MD, is an anesthesiologist and pain management physician practicing at Pain Management Associates LLC in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Dr. Earls was born in Yukon, Oklahoma, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma (Go Sooners!).
He obtained his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2016. His residency was at Georgetown University Hospital in anesthesiology, where he served as chief resident in his final year. Dr. Earls then went on to complete a fellowship in interventional pain management at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University. After his fellowship training, he joined George Washington University as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine.
Throughout his career, Dr. Earls has published four peer-reviewed journal articles, six book chapters, 11 case reports, and scientific abstract presentations. He has given oral presentations at multiple conferences, including the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American College of Surgeons, and American Society of Anesthesiology, where his educational exhibit won first prize. He has also received many professional awards, including “Resident Researcher of the Year” and “Resident Educator of the Year” two years in a row.
Dr. Earls believes in a philosophy of care that recognizes pain as a complex, multidimensional experience. He treats a wide variety of chronic pain conditions, including spinal pain of the low back and neck. Dr. Earls believes in a multidisciplinary approach to pain management with a focus on nonsurgical and minimally invasive techniques.
Using cutting-edge technology and evidence-based treatment modalities, he performs epidural injections, peripheral joint injections, radiofrequency ablations, sympathetic blocks, as well as neuromodulation for refractory pain and certain cancer pain therapies. He has particular interest and expertise in the utilization of neuromodulation techniques in the treatment of chronic pain conditions, such as back pain after surgery and complex regional pain syndrome, affecting peripheral nerves as well as the spinal cord.