Dermot More-O'Ferrall, MD
Board Certified in Pain Management
Board Certified in Physical Medicine
Board Certified in Physical Rehabilitation
Fellowship Trained in Pain Management


2012 Top Doctors by Milwaukee Magazine


"Chronic pain can result in impairments of activities of daily living, mobility, sleep and psychological function. It can adversely impact vocational and leisure pursuits. A comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to pain management can result in early functional restoration and prevention of disability. Accurate and early diagnosis is vital to be able to address prognosis and specific treatment options that are available today and may be available in the future."


Dermot More-O?Ferrall, MD, is one of the founding partners of APM and has a background in providing treatments for those afflicted with acute and chronic pain.

Dr. More-O'Ferrall was raised in Ireland and received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. After becoming a board certified doctor in internal medicine, with additional training in rheumatology, he relocated to the United States. He was the chief resident during his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and completed a fellowship in interventional pain management at the Mid Atlantic Spine Institution in Wilmington, Delaware. He spent two years as an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and was medical director of the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. More-O'Ferrall is on the editorial board of the Pain Physician journal. In addition, he is a volunteer assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the departments of anesthesiology and physical medicine and rehabilitation, and is involved in teaching the pain fellowship program. He has a special interest in minimally invasive spine treatments.

Dr. More-O'Ferrall has made numerous presentations and is widely published.

Hobbies/Special Interests:

In his spare time, Dr. More-O'Ferrall enjoys playing tennis. He represented Ireland in multiple International Tennis Championships from 1980-1984 and is a qualified tennis coach in Ireland.

Professional Achievements:

Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin - since 2007
Editorial Board of Pain Physicians journal
Multiple local and national lectures

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - member since 1996
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians - member since 2001
International Spine Intervention Society - member since 2005
Wisconsin Society of Interventional Pain Physicians - member since 2006
North American Spine Society - member since 2009


Medical Education:
Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland


Internal medicine - James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Internal medicine - Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Internal medicine - James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Physician medicine and rehabilitation - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Rheumatology - Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Pain management- Mid Atlantic Pain Institute, Newark, Delaware

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty of Pain Medicine