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HEAG pain clinic founded in 2006 by Dr. Kwadwo Gyarteng-Dakwa, is a private medical practice located in North Carolina. Dr. Gyarteng-Dakwa is a remarkable anesthesiologist and pain management physician who has lent his extraordinary set of skills and knowledge to his patients for the last 30 years. Dr. Kwadwo Gyarteng-Dakwa, MD, attended Volgograd State Medical University in Russia and received his medical degree in 1990. Upon relocating to the United States, he served his residency training at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and his critical care fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

Dr. Gyarteng-Dakwa keeps current in his field through his memberships with the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010) and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010) from vitals.com. Because of his outstanding performance in the fields of anesthesiology and pain management, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Kwadwo Gyarteng-Dakwa, MD, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Gyarteng-Dakwa believes that he enjoys a successful career today due to his hard work and dedication to his patients and their continued care.

HEAG Pain Clinic has four locations throughout North Carolina that focuses on diagnosing, minimizing and treating pain at it’s different stages (Sub-acute and Chronic). Dr. Gyarteng-Dakwa is committed to providing safe, responsible care to all patient’s, which includes avoiding excess use of dangerous medications.

Our specialists have backgrounds in various disciplines, including physical medicine, rehabilitation, clinical psychology, neuro-biofeedback, and physical therapy. We incorporate the latest advances in our treatments to manage pain and treat spinal cord anomalies. Our pain management technology includes implantable devices such as spinal cord stimulators and neuraxial drug delivery systems and minimize opioid use.


Prominent Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician, Kwadwo Gyarteng-Dakwa, MD, will be Displayed in The Leading Physicians of the World

Dr. Kwadwo Gyarteng-Dakwa