Hilary Fausett, M.D.
Hilary J. Fausett, M.D. is a Board Certified Pain Management Specialist. Dr. Fausett received her undergraduate degree at USC and her Medical Degree from The University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fausett completed all her post-graduate training at Harvard University Hospitals. Following her Residency in Anaesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Fausett completed her Fellowship in Pain Management at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center .
After leaving an academic position at Harvard University, Dr. Fausett was a Director of Pain Management at Kaiser before joining with Dr. Christopher Charbonnet to start the Foothill Center of Wellness and Pain Management in 2003. The Foothill Center for Wellness and Pain Management is the concept of two well-trained physicians who want to push beyond the illness model of traditional medicine and help patients achieve optimal health.
Dr. Fausett is an expert in problems of the neck and thoracic and lumbar spine and also in Cancer pain management. She is adept at working with other health professionals to create a true team approach to care of the motivated patient. Well versed in interventional pain management, Dr. Fausett is also the rare classically trained physician who works with complementary medicine providers and healers to encourage patients to chart their own course to health. As Dr. Fausett explains, “If the technology is FDA approved, we offer it. f the Healing Art has been shown to help, we support it.”
Dr. Fausett is the coeditor of The Manual of Pain Management (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2002.)