HELEN M.
BLAKE, MD

Dr. Blake grew up in Washington, D.C. She earned her undergraduate degree at Washington University where she majored in Biomedical Engineering. She continued her education at Saint Louis University where she completed her MD with Distinction in Research after engaging in research projects at the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health. She pursued training in Anesthesiology at Saint Louis University and then moved to New York City where she completed an Interventional Pain Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Blake rotated through New York City's premiere hospitals during her training. These included the Hospital for Special Surgery, which is the #1 ranked orthopedic hospital in the nation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Caner Center, which is the #2 ranked hospital for cancer care in the nation, and Weill-Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital, which is ranked the #1 hospital in New York City and one of only 17 hospitals ranked on the "Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals". Alongside many of the nation's leaders in Pain Management, she was trained in the most current and state-of-the-art invasive techniques for management of acute, chronic, and cancer pain.

Dr. Blake has a particular interest in the care of the cancer patient as well as those patients who suffer from pain do to orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. She offers comprehensive evaluation and personalized treatment plans that incorporate diagnostic testing, medications, minimally invasive interventional approaches, and rehabilitative strategies.

Dr. Blake brings her cutting edge expertise in interventional pain management to Pain & Rehabilitation Specialists where she hopes to compassionately and effectively improve function and restore quality of life to her patients.


Education and Medical Training

Fellowship, 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Residency, 07/01/2008 - 06/30/2011
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Internship, 07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Categorical Anesthesia Internship

Doctor of Medicine, 08/2003 - 05/2007
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Bachelor of Science Biomedical Engineering, 08/1999 - 05/2003
Washington University, St. Louis, MO