Dr. Michael Sprintz

Expert on Chronic Pain and Addiction; Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur CEO of Cellarian, Inc. and Sprintz Center for Pain and Recovery

Nationally-recognized subject matter expert at the intersection of chronic pain and addiction, as well as digital health technologies relating to the identification, prediction and prevention of substance use disorders. Skilled public speaker, educator, entrepreneur, and consultant to industry and government entities. With long-term personal and professional experience, I am passionately committed to helping people suffering from substance abuse, addiction and chronic pain.

Triple-board certified in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Anesthesiology I founded the Sprintz Center for Pain and Recovery, a comprehensive clinical practice that is pioneering the integration of compassionate, effective pain management with leading edge, evidence-based substance abuse treatment.

Understanding that healthcare must leverage technology on top of hands-on patient care, I started Cellarian, which is improving substance abuse related health and economic outcomes through diverse subject matter and technological expertise. Cellarian’s VISION suite of predictive Clinical Decision Support tools help providers, hospitals, payers and labs rapidly and easily identify abuse or diversion of controlled drugs, decrease risk, and document compliance for better patient care, faster workflow and improved outcomes to support the transition to value-based care delivery.

Bachelor of Science - BS, Medical Microbiology and Immunology 1989 - 1993
D.O., Medicine 1993 - 1997
Subspecialty Fellowship Training, Pain Management 2011 - 2012
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Recent Posts


The CDC Has New Updates to Their Clinical Practice Guidelines When It Comes to Opioids

Gabrielle Bejarano - November 29, 2022

There’s been a new update to the CDC’s Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain. These updates include emphasizing non-opioid alternatives when available, but also flexibility, which has been widely held as a more appropriate stance for the CDC to take when giving healthcare

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The Impact of Energy Blackouts on Facility Management

Gabrielle Bejarano - August 5, 2022

They say that everything is bigger in Texas, which seems to include the demand for electricity this summer. According to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Electricity use on the main Texas grid is estimated to peak at nearly 80 gigawatts and meet new records this week as the heat increases.

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How to Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Michael Sprintz - June 30, 2022

One of the biggest problems with healthcare right now is the lack of time. Providers are finding their schedules limited while patients are having trouble booking enough face-to-face time with their clinicians to help address their issues. Although the lack of time was a problem well before

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President Biden’s National Drug Control Strategy

Tyler Kern - May 16, 2022

The opioid crisis in the United States is on the rise. Overdose deaths continue to escalate, even with increased measures to curtail illegal access to subscription medication. The CDC estimates annual overdose deaths top 100,000. On April 21, 2022, President Biden provided Congress

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