Lawrence Owusu, MMSc, PA-C
Pain Management PA
PA Owusu enriches the comprehensiveness at Pacific Pain Medicine with extensive experiences in surgery of the spine, brain and vasculature. After spending his childhood growing up in Oceanside, PA Owusu earned his undergraduate degree in physiological sciences at UCLA and then pursued his Masters’ degree at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
He grew up in a household with many family members practicing in medicine and science so his career choice was a natural fit. PA Owusu initially entered clinical practice in the specialty of Vascular Surgery. As a PA, he would first assist in surgical cases and endovascular cases. To further develop his surgical skills, he joined a Neurosurgical practice focusing on disorders of the spine and brain. PA Owusu has personally assisted in the operating room on cases involving degenerative disorders of the spine, traumatic injuries, cancer and other complex spinal conditions. He has helped place surgical neuromodulatory devises (spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal drug delivery systems) for pain control within the spinal columns of patients with intractable pain.
PA Owusu’s training and experiences have provided a rich framework for the specialty of Pain Management with a deep understanding for the conditions our patients face and the multitude of treatment options available. He is compassionate and thoughtful in his approach to patients with complicated spinal disorders, as well as other pain management conditions. As a former collegiate long jumper, he understands the importance of body biomechanics and pain control. He maintains an active lifestyle.