Christian Peccora, MD
- Board Certified Physician
- Board Certified in Pain Medicine
Meet Christian Peccora, MD
Christian Peccora, MD grew up in southwest Houston and is happy to be returning to Sugar Land to open the newest Pain Doctor office location. He believes in a multi-modal approach to pain management, including physical therapy, acupuncture, pain psychology, massage, medications, Botox for pain, and interventional procedures.
He has expertise in the treatment of headache, neck and back pain, nerve pain, post-surgical pain, and joint pain and believes therapies should be customized to each patient.
He received his MD at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he graduated with honors and was chosen to be in the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
He stayed at BCM for an internship in internal medicine. This was followed by residency in Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship in Pain Medicine.
Awards & Affiliations
Dr. Peccora is a board-certified physician and an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiology, International Spine Intervention Society, and other organizations. During his time at Harvard, he was chosen as the Distinguished Resident of his class and won the Fellow of the Year Award.
While Dr. Peccora was in Boston, he engaged in numerous research projects and has published several articles and book chapters on the neurophysiology of chronic pain, peripheral nerve stimulation, intrathecal pumps, postoperative pain, and medical ethics.
Dr. Peccora’s special interests are in treatment of back pain and pain after spine surgery using minimally invasive procedures and spinal cord stimulation, helping determine appropriate surgical options, injections for headache, intrathecal pump systems to decrease opioid use, and radio frequency ablation for treatment of pain, including knee and shoulder pain.
Dr. Peccora believes therapies should be customized to each patient, and his goal is to restore function and help patients return to a pain free life.
Christian Peccora is fluent in Spanish, which comes in handy when traveling. He enjoys traveling with his family, is a tennis and running enthusiast, a musician, and a community volunteer.
He often takes advantage of Houston’s museums, symphony, sports, and parks, but is also happy to be settled in the Sugar Land area where his family also resides.
Now Offering HF10 Therapy
Now Offering the Superion Indirect Decompression System ®
A New Treatment Option for Moderate Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- A clinically proven, less invasive alternative for lumbar stenosis
- Does not limit future treatment options
- No general anesthesia, small incision
- Lower rate of serious peri-and-post operative complications
- Clinical improvement comparable to “gold standard” laminectomy