Brian A. Casazza, MD


Dr. CasazzaTitles

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at UNC Hospitals Spine Center


Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, 1991
Residency: Northwestern University Medical School/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 1995
Fellowship: Spine and Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 1996


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1996


  • non-interventional spine medicine
  • interventional spine medicine
  • sports medicine

Recent Honors

2005-2014     Best Doctors in America
2007               Avalon Cole Visiting Lectureship in Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Virginia

Recent Publications

Casazza, BA. Diagnosis and treatment of acute low back pain. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Feb 15;85(4):343-50. View abstract.

Recent Presentations and Activities

Expert Panelist, CMS (Medicare/Medicaid) Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (BPCI), CMS Innovation Center, Baltimore, MD, September 2012.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain. Dept. of Family Medicine Grand Rounds, University of North Carolina Health Care, February 2012.

"Neck Pain in the Injured Worker." Occupational Medicine Update, 15th Edition, ARMC, Athens, GA, May 2011.

Professional Memberships

Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee, North American Spine Society
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
International Spinal Injection Society