meet our Physicians
Joseph Savino, M.D.
Dr. Savino graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2000. He then completed an Anesthesiology residency and a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Loma Linda University Medical Center, and received board certification in Anesthesiology through the American Board of Anesthesiologists with subspecialty Certification in Pain Management. Dr. Savino is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Management and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice through the World Institute of Pain. He arrived in the Rogue Valley with his family in 2005 and has since become a vibrant part of the community, serving as a board member of two local non-profit organizations.
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George Johnston, D.O.
Dr. Johnston, an Oregon native, graduated from the University of New England Medical School in 1999. From there, he completed an internship in Internal Medicine, residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a fellowship in Pain Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. A diplomat of the American Academy of Physical Medicine, he is also board certified in the sub- specialty of Pain Medicine. Dr. Johnston moved to the Rogue Valley in 2004. And two years later, he brought his unique and diverse skill-set to Pain Specialists. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Johnston is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys running, softball and golf.
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Dr. Caroline Capitano graduated from College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1994. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency and tenure as the chief medical resident at Alameda County Hospital/University of California San Francisco in 1999. After practicing as an Intensive Care Attending physician she attended Albert Einstein University/Beth Israel Hospital fellowship in Pain Medicine in 2002 as the first female Internal Medicine physician to complete this type of fellowship. Dr Capitano is trained in interventional and medical pain medicine techniques as well as medical acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, and prolotherapy.
Meet Our Staff - Midlevel Providers
Nancy Clark PA-C
Physician Assistant, Nancy Clark graduated from the University of Washington Physician Assistant program in August, 2000. Prior to her career with Pain Specialists, she worked the previous ten years in Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine. She was also a Registered Nurse in a Seattle hospital for ten years before attending Physician Assistant school. Most of her Nursing career was post surgical renal transplantation and Critical Intensive Care. Before becoming a nurse, Nancy worked as an Emergency Medical Technician on an ambulance in Boise Idaho, and also assisted teaching a Back Country Medical Rescue Course for Idaho Emergency Medical Services. In 2001 Nancy volunteered with Northwest Medical Teams and delivered care to refugees in Albania during the Kosovo crisis. She currently enjoys rural living, biking, gardening and tending to her farm animals.Video: Meet Nancy Clark, PA-C
Emily Rogers PA-C
Ms. Rogers graduated from Wells College Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, with special distinction in biology. She then served as a physics and chemistry teacher in Togo, West Africa, with the Peace Corps. After returning stateside, she worked in cancer research for a Nobel Laureate at Rockefeller Institute in Manhattan. Later she attended naturopathic school and then worked for several years as a paramedic. She attended the Military Physician Assistant School, graduating as class leader at the top of her class and earning the General’s Medal of Recognition. She then worked for many years in obstetrics and gynecology, while serving as medical field officer and trainer for the Oregon Army National Guard. After that she practiced family medicine in a small rural clinic in the foothills of the Sierras. She has specialized in pain management since 2009.Video: Meet Emily Rogers PA-C
Paul Leppert, ANP
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Kristen Lorange, MS NCC
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