Gary W. Jay, M.D.
...Gary W. Jay, MD practiced Pain Medicine before the advent of the medical subspecialty which he helped form.He
neurology residency at Northwestern University
in Chicago, and has practiced Pain Medicine for the entire twenty-three years of his
career.He was one of the original thirty founding members who met in Washington D.C. in 1983 to start the American Academy of Algology, now the American Academy of Pain Medicine.He is a fellow of that organization and also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and a member of that organization's National Board of Advisors.He
is certified by the American Society of Neurorehabilitation.He is a Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts and a Board Certified Forensic Examiner.He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine.Dr. Jay founded and was the first president of the Southern California Pain Society.He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Study of Headache (AASH) (now the American Headache Society).He was the Chairperson of the Professional Education group of the Brain Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group, a part of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
helped develop the Core Curriculum to be used to teach professionals about Traumatic Brain Injury.He
was one of the speakers teaching the National Pain Medicine Board Review Course for 3 years.Dr. Jay was Chairman of the Colorado State Department of Labor RSD/CRPS Task Force, and Co- Chair of the Chronic Benign Pain Task Force.
The results of both taskforces (the appropriate diagnostic and treatment procedures for both problems) were passed into law in the state of Colorado, mandated by all Workers' Compensation Insurers and later the PIP carriers.He has been the Medical Director of Pain and Traumatic Brain Injury Services in several hospitals over the last decade.Dr. Jay is the current President of the Florida Academy of Pain Medicine, 2002 - 2003.He
has published over 40 medical textbook chapters and medical articles in peer review journals, all dealing with various aspects of headache, pain and mild traumatic brain injury.He
has had two textbooks published, (on Headache and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) and his
third textbook Soft Tissue Pain Syndromes, a part of the Cailliet Pain Series, will be published early next year.He is the Editor-in Chief of the Cailliet Pain Series and will be rewriting all of the ten historic textbooks.He
has lectured nationally for 24 years.Currently, Dr. Jay is the Medical Director of the Headache and NeuroPain Care Institute, a division of Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants, Inc., in Tamarac, Florida.