DWC Medical Advisor
Graves T. Owen, M.D. became the DWC Medical Advisor, effective June 1, 2019. Dr. Owen’s association with DWC reaches back to 2010, when he was appointed to the Medical Quality Review Panel (MQRP). In that role he served as case reviewer, participated in informal settlement conferences, attended arbiter meetings, provided MQRP training, assisted in the development of plan-based audits, and served as an invaluable resource of best practices in the subject of pain management.
Dr. Owen graduated from UT Houston Medical School in 1991, remaining in Houston for his internal medicine internship and residency in anesthesiology. He then completed fellowships in interventional, interdisciplinary rehabilitation, and the pharmaceutical management of acute and chronic pain conditions in Pittsburgh. Back in Texas, Dr. Owen went on to practice interdisciplinary pain management in Round Rock for 24 years. In addition to his active practice, Dr. Owen published numerous articles and frequently lectured on pain management topics. He also served as president of the Texas Pain Society, board chairman for the Texas Pain Foundation, and pain management medical director for Paradigm Outcomes.