K. Elizabeth Garr, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Garr is an anesthesiologist who is fellowship-trained in pain management. Specializing in diagnostic and therapeutic injections for patients with lumbar spine problems and related pain, she helps patients with pain originating from facet arthritis, stenosis, disc disease, dysfunction of the sacroiliac joints, trochanteric, and hip joint inflammation, as well as neuropathic pain from a variety of causes. Her practice is focused on managing pain with diagnostic and therapeutic injections coupled with rehabilitation training and lifestyle modification. Her goal is to help patients achieve a level of posture, function, and mobility that allows them to enjoy life again.
Dr. Garr enjoys tennis, snowboarding, camping, and family activities with her husband Jeff and three children. She promotes science education at the elementary school level and participates in local environmental preservation.
Dr. Garr specializes in Transforaminal and interlaminar epidural steroids, lumbar facet steroids and radiofrequency ablation, sacroiliac joint injection, intra-articular and trochanteric hip injection, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block, intercostal nerve block, and myofascial trigger point injection. She also specializes in spinal cord stimulator testing and implantation on a case-by-case basis.
Anesthesiology: University of Washington School of Medicine
General Surgery: University of Washington School of Medicine
Anesthesiology: Stanford University
Pain Management, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
American Board of Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology
Subspecialty in Pain Management
Seattle Met Magazine’s Top Doc 2011
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Member, American Society of Interventional Pain Specialists
Member, Spinal Injection Society
Member, King County Medical Society
Member, Washington Society of Interventional Pain Specialists