Matthew P. Rupert, M.D., Joins Ascendant Neuro Nashville

Dr. Rupert joins the pain management team at Ascendant Neuro in Nashville. He will help provide pain relief treatments to patients who suffer from chronic pain.

Dallas, TX, June 15, 2011 --( Ascendant Neuro announced today that Matthew Rupert, M.D. has joined its consortium of world-class physicians at Ascendant Neuro Nashville. Dr. Rupert has extensive experience in both medicine and engineering—making him ideally suited to help advance Ascendant’s mission to discover and provide innovative treatments to help patients living with chronic and debilitating pain. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Rupert and feel very fortunate that he has chosen to be part of the life-changing work we do every day at Ascendant,” said Alex Noffsinger, President of Ascendant Neuro. “His educational background, professional accomplishments and experience with interventional pain management set him apart and ensure our patients receive the highest quality care.”

Rupert joins Ascendant following tenures with Vanderbilt University’s pain management program and Total Pain Care Mississippi. “Over the course of my career, I’ve become committed to taking complex pain problems and working deductively to find the root cause so I can provide patients with a comprehensive pain solution,” Rupert said.

Rupert earned two undergraduate degrees in engineering from the University of Cincinnati and was actively involved with the development of biomedical devices while at the university—including groundbreaking projects with internationally renowned knee surgeon, Frank R. Noyes, M.D. and biomedical engineering researcher Frank S. Grood. He completed his medical doctorate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

Rupert began his surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati and completed his training in anesthesia at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Rupert also completed a fellowship in international pain management under esteemed physician Gabor B. Racz at Texas Tech University, and obtained the prestigious Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice at the World Institute of Pain.

About Ascendant Neuro
Ascendant Neuro is dedicated to becoming the world’s most comprehensive and effective solution for patients suffering from chronic, debilitating pain. Through compassionate care, Ascendant’s consortium of world-class physicians utilizes technologically advanced treatments and minimally invasive procedures to help patients live pain free. Ascendant Neuro is also actively engaged in pioneering medical research in an effort to find new and better ways to help those whose lives are diminished by pain. To learn more about Ascendant Neuro, visit

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