About Us

The Texas Pain Society (TPS) was established in 1989, in Houston, Texas. The membership of over 300 pain practitioners are involved in acute and chronic pain management of patients in Texas. TPS represents the practice of pain medicine in Texas, with a seat on the Texas Medical Association’s House of Delegates.

The mission of the Texas Pain Society is to be the organization of pain medicine practitioners in the State of Texas that represents the interests of the public, physicians, and others involved in the appropriate care of patients in Texas who suffer from pain. 

The TPS vision is to improve the quality of life of patients in Texas who suffer from pain.

The purpose of the TPS is to advance the art and science of pain medicine:

  • By promoting and maintaining the highest standards of professional practice and patient safety through education and research in pain

  • By aiding and encouraging the education of trainees and practitioners in pain medicine and practitioners in all areas of medicine

  • By legislative and regulatory efforts to advocate patients’ access to care and third-party payment for pain treatment and related services