Dr. Christo is one of America's leading experts on relieving acute and chronic pain. For 8 years, he directed the Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship Training Program and for 5 years the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, one of the foremost medical centers in the world. He and a team of specialists help patients overcome the agony of back pain, cancer pain, persistent shingles pain, operations, thoracic outlet syndrome, and a wide variety of other conditions.
Dr. Christo is a board certified, Harvard-trained anesthesiologist and Hopkins-trained pain medicine specialist. He lectures internationally, serves on editorial boards, teaches, co-edited 3 textbooks on pain, and has published over 60 articles and book chapters on many topics related to pain treatment.
Dr. Christo hosts Aches and Gains, the first talk show on pain and pain relief that airs weekly on WBAL Radio, 1090 AM. Topics range from low back to pain to nerve pain and his guests include celebrities, authors, specialists, and patients, many of whom have conquered their pain and provide invaluable insight into pain-relieving treatments. His message is one of hope for the 100 million people suffering from uncontrolled pain.