About this Clinic
The Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt is dedicated to predicting, diagnosing and preventing pain from becoming a disabling disease. This state of the art outpatient clinic provides comprehensive pain evaluations and inter-professional treatment services for patients with difficult to treat and complex persistent pain.
Conditions that may be associated with complex persistent pain may include:
- Injury, disease or surgery
- Spinal pain and related spinal nerve injuries
- Illness, such as shingles, arthritis, diabetes and cancer
- Syndromes, such as fibromyalgia, visceral and pelvic pain syndromes, complex regional pain syndrome, headaches and persistent muscular (myofascial) pain syndromes
Philosophy of Care
We provide individualized, holistic, and patient-centered care through an inter-professional approach. Teams work together to provide customized pain diagnosis and treatment, and may include specialists in:
- Imaging and Radiology
- Rehab Counseling
- Internal Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Oral Medicine
- Pharmacy Specialists
- Comprehensive evaluation of the pain condition and its possible sources
- Prevention of pain through conservative management and interventional procedures that target long-term relief
- Assessment of risks for developing chronic pain and associated complications
- Identification of obstacles to recovery
- Patient education and counseling about lifestyle changes that can help manage the pain
- Image-guided minimally invasive procedures for diagnosis and treatment
- Coordinated referrals for specialized physical therapy
- Collaborative nursing pain care support for selected community practices
- On-site pharmacist consultations about your medications, providing a personalized prescription analysis and recommendation
The Center for Pain Relief is part of the UW Medicine’s Division of Pain Medicine, which has received many prestigious awards, including:
To make an appointment, please call 206.598.4282: Monday through Saturday 7:00am – 8:00pm and Sunday 9:00am – 5:30pm.
- 2012 NIH Pain Consortium Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE)
- 2011 Honorary Mention of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Health Care Innovation
- 2011 World Institute of Pain (WIP) Center of Excellence Award
- 2010 American Pain Society (APS) Center of Excellence Award
- 2010 The Joint Commission (TJC) Best Practices Award
- Army Surgeon General (OTSG) Commander’s Coin
UW Medical Center-Roosevelt *
4225 Roosevelt Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105
* Note there are two similar buildings next to each other in this location: This clinic is located in the south or downhill building. The north or uphill building is 4245 Roosevelt.
For information about facility fees and hospital-billing, please visit our facility fee FAQs
The UW Medical Center-Roosevelt clinics are located at 4245 and 4225 Roosevelt Way N.E. The two red brick buildings are a few blocks northwest of the main medical center; 4225 (UWMC-Roosevelt I) is the southernmost of the two buildings. See map
From Interstate 5:
- Exit at Northeast 45th Street and head east. If you are traveling I-5 northbound, turn right at the exit ramp onto 45th. If you are traveling on I-5 southbound, turn left onto 45th.
- From the freeway, travel four blocks and turn right onto Roosevelt Way, a one-way street.
- Continue two blocks. The buildings are on the right.
From Interstate 405:
- Take exit 14 (State Route 520), heading west to Seattle across the Lake Washington bridge.
- Merge onto Interstate 5 northbound and exit at Northeast 45th Street.
- Turn right at the exit ramp onto Northeast 45th, and travel four blocks.
- Turn right again, onto Roosevelt Way. The buildings will be on your right side, about two blocks down.
Free shuttle service is available between the medical center and the two Roosevelt buildings.
To speak with a Center for Pain Relief specialist, call 206.598.4282.
Health-care providers making a referral should fax a UW Medicine referral request (PDF) to 206.598.4576.
To refer a patient, use the UW Medicine referral form