Jaleesa Jackson, MD, Anesthesiologist Specializing in Cancer Pain, Joins UAMS Health

Jaleesa A. Jackson, MD, a chronic pain medicine fellowship-trained anesthesiologist, is now seeing patients at the UAMS Health Pain Clinic in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

An assistant professor in anesthesiology, she specializes in helping cancer patients manage severe pain through the use of fluoroscopic injections, nerve blocks, and medical management. Her other clinical interests include holistic, patient-centered care and treatment for chronic pain from sickle cell disease.

Jackson attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, interned at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., and completed a residency in anesthesiology and chronic pain medicine fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.