Rebecca A. Sanders, MD

Pain Management & Anesthesiology

We provide comprehensive and compassionate pain management using the latest techniques to improve our patient’s quality of life.

Dr. Rebecca A. Sanders


  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Non-invasive Pain Management Techniques
  • Pain Medicine

Training & Education

Previous Staff Position

Interventional Pain Physician Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota


Interventional Pain Management Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota


Anesthesia Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota


Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minnesota

Medical School

University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Little Rock, Arkansas

Board Certification

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Regional Anesthesiology (ASRA)
  • North America Neuromodulation Society (NANS) – Leadership Committee, Fellowship and Education Committee
  • Spine Intervention Society
  • American Interventional Headache Society
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American Medical Association

Academic Contributions

  • Assistant Professor in Pain Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Co-Director, Mayo Clinic Ultrasound-Guided Pain Procedure Curriculum
  • Leadership Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Faculty Instructor, North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Co-Editor, Mayo Clinic Family Heath Book, 5th Edition


  • Sanders R. et al. Epidural Hematoma Following Interlaminar Epidural Injection In Patient Taking Aspirin. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2018.
  • Sanders R. et al. Patient Outcomes and Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Retrospective Case Series Evaluating Patient Satisfaction, Pain Scores, and Opioid Requirements. Pain Practice. 2016.
  • Sanders R. et al. Utilization of Leads After Permanent Implant In Spinal Cord Stimulator Systems. Pain Practice. 2017.
  • Sanders R. Pain Management In: Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. 5th Edition. 2018.
  • Sanders R. Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks In: Faust Anesthesiology. 5th Edition. 2018.
  • Sanders R. Perioperative Management of the Opioid Tolerant Patient In: Faust Anesthesiology. 5th Edition. 2018.
  • Sanders R. Thoracic Facet Injections and Medial Branch Blocks In: Deer's Treatment of Pain: An Illustrated Guide. Springer. 2018.
  • Moeschler SM, Sanders R. et al. Spinal Cord Stimulator Explantation for Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Series. Neuromodulation. 2015.
  • Aiudi CM, Hooten WM, Sanders R. et al. Outcomes of C1-2 Joint Injections. Journal of Pain Research. 2017.