Millions of Americans suffer from chronic neck and back pain. In the past, patients had limited choices: invasive spinal surgery or living with pain. Today, specialized physicians can effectively treat chronic spine pain with minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Christopher K. Mocek provides life-changing pain relief for patients using the latest non-surgical procedures, medications, and implantable devices.

Dr. Mocek’s thriving practice The Mocek Spine Clinic in Little Rock, is Arkansas’ only medical practice devoted solely to spinal care. He conducts advanced research and publishes in the field of interventional pain management for the spine. Dr. Mocek is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, The American Board of Pain Medicine, and The American Board of Minimally Invasive Spine Medicine.

Dr. Mocek serves patients who suffer from chronic spine pain with medical excellence and compassionate care. For more information, call 1-501-224-4001 or contact us today.

Dr. Mocek lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, with his wife and four children. Dr. Mocek graduate Summa Cum Laude from Adams State College in Colorado and earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Mocek spent his intern year in family practice at LSU and his residency in the anesthesiology program at LSU Medical Center. Dr. Mocek completed his fellowship in anesthesiology and critical care at The John Hopkins Hospital.

Interventional Pain Management of the Spine


Adams State College

Alamosa, Colorado

Major: Chemistry

Minors: Biology & Psychology

Bachelors of Arts, May 1989

President’s Honor Roll 1987 & 1988

Awarded Summa Cum Laude

Cumulative GPA of 3.8

Scholar Athlete; Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference-1987, 1988 & 1989

National Scholarship- 1984-1987

Trustees Scholarship-1984 & 1987

Davies Memorial Scholarship -1987

Resident Counselor- 1986 & 1987

National Junior Cross Country Champions


Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Shreveport, Louisiana

MD, May 1993

LSU Curriculum Community Representative

The Christian Medical and Dental Society

Director of Student Chapter- 1991 & 1992

Teacher of Public Health at Martin Luther King Health Center- 1991 & 1992


Louisiana State University Medical Center

Dept. of Anesthesiology

PGY 2 & 3 June 1994 –June 1996


American Board of Anesthesiology

In-Service Exam (97th National Percentile Rank)

Appointed ASA Resident Liaison

Sub-specialty Experience (Months): 3 Critical Care; 4 Cardiac; 4 OB; 4 Pediatrics; 4 Regional & 6 Pain



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Department of Anesthesiology

Critical Care Medicine

PGY-4 June 1996-July 1997



Louisiana State University Medical Center

Department of Family Practice

PGY-1 – July 1993-June 1994

North American Neuromodulation Society

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Arkansas Medical Society

Medtronic Advances in Intrathecal Pumps & Spinal Cord Stimulators; March 99

IDET Certification – June 1999

Vertebroplasty Certification – October 2000

Percutaneous Nucleoplasty Certification – July 2001

Competency Certification in Controlled Substance Management, American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians – July 2009

Board Certified by The American Board of Anesthesiology

Board Certified by The American Board of Pain Medicine

Board Certified by The American Board of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicine

Fellow of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Competency Exam Certified by The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians in Controlled Substances Management

Proper Prescribing of Controlled Substances @ Vanderbilt Medical Center

St. Jude Medical Neuromodulation Division (2011) A unique Tandem

Technique of Combined Epidural Neurostimulation with Peripheral Neurostimulation

Medtronic 1622 (2009) : A Randomized; Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Dose Response Study of Gabapentin Injection for Intrathecal Administration, in Subjects with Chronic, Intractable Pain

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals SPI/0211OBD-0631 (2007) : Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction Study

ArthroCare S-704LB (2005) : Plasma Disc Decompression Compared to Fluoroscopy-Guided Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections for Symptomatic Contained Lumbar Disc Herniation: A Prospective, Randomized Control Trial

Published in Journal of Neurosurgery, Manuscript-SPINE09-249

Elan Pharmaceuticals ELN92045-501 (2004) : An Open-Label, Long-Term, Multi-Center Intrathecal Ziconotide (PRIALT) Effectiveness and Safety Trial (ZEST) in Patients with Chronic Severe Pain

Elan Pharmaceuticals ELN92045-352 (2002) : An Open-Label, Long-Term, Multi-Center Study of Ziconotide Administered Intrathecally

Elan Pharmaceuticals C98-021 (1999): A Phase I/II Pharmacokinetic Study of Ziconotide Administered by Short Epidural Infusion to Normal Subjects and Patients with Chronic Pain

Elan Pharmaceuticals (1999): Ziconotide Intrathecal Chronic Back Pain Study

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Phil Malcom