The caring, compassionate providers at the Spine & Pain Center of Kauai have decades of experience in the treatment of chronic pain and other neurologic conditions. 


Provider Biographies

  Eric grigsby, md, mba - founder and medical director of spine & pain center of kauai

Eric grigsby, md, mba - founder and medical director of spine & pain center of kauai

ERIC GRIGSBY, MD, MBA

Dr. Eric Grigsby enjoys a national reputation for excellence in the field of Pain Management. He has a background as a researcher, teacher and clinician, and brings over 25 years of clinical experience to the Spine and Pain Center of Kauai. Dr. Grigsby attended elementary and secondary school in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, and received a Bachelors Degree in Biology and Economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He formed an interest in Pain Management as a career while working at Boston Children's Hospital in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. 

After graduating from Boston University Medical School in 1984, Dr. Grigsby trained in General Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was then invited to join the Medical Staff and teach at the Mayo Medical School until moving to California in 1989. The Dean of the University of California at Davis Medical Center then invited Dr. Grigsby to establish their first Pain Management Center, where he served as Medical Director until 1992. Following his post at UC Davis, Dr. Grigsby established his private Pain Management practice in Napa, California. Today, he and his staff of over 25 professionals consult with patients from throughout Northern California and the western United States, and now Kauai and the Hawaiian Islands. 

More recently, Dr Grigsby completed his Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He speaks nationally on topics such as non-operative treatment of spinal disorders, the safe use of medications for treatment of pain, and the legal and regulatory issues relating to proper treatment of patients with chronic illness. 

 

Daniel S. Choi, MD

 Dr. Daniel S. Choi is the managing pain physician at Spine & pain center of kauai.

Dr. Daniel S. Choi is the managing pain physician at Spine & pain center of kauai.

Dr. Grigsby and the Spine and Pain Center Team are proud to welcome on board our new pain physician, Dr. Daniel S. Choi. 

Dr. Choi is an accomplished interventional pain physician who specializes in minimally invasive techniques to decrease suffering and enhance the quality of life in his patients. He brings with him a wealth of experience and tools to help people from head to toe.

Dr. Choi completed his pain fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital, Boston. He mastered residency training in Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City. Prior to this, he matriculated at Albany Medical College, New York and where he was inspired to become an interventional pain physician. He has a reputation as an excellent Clinician, and a dedicated family man and will continue to bring the Kauai community the very best patient care possible.