MD, FIPP, CIPS, ASRA-PMUC, Regenerative Medicine Spine Specialist
Dr. Agnes Stogicza is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain physician with 15+ years of experience in interventional pain management. She completed her pain fellowship at the University of Washington, where she was on faculty from 2010 to 2017. As a clinician-educator she treated pain patients and taught fluoroscopy and ultrasound guided minimally invasive interventional pain procedures, regional anesthesia techniques and medication management for complex chronic pain patients to pain fellows and residents.
Currently she works in chronic interventional pain and anesthesia in Budapest at St Magdolna Private Hospital.
She is a member of the World Institute of Pain (WIP) Education Committee, Vice-Chair of the Hungarian Section of WIP and serves as an examiner for the FIPP (Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice) and CIPS (Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist) Board Certification.
She regularly lectures and teaches interventional pain procedures in the US, Europe, South America, India and Africa for the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), World Institute of Pain (WIP), American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA), World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography (WAPMU), Singular and other societies.
She is a co-founder of Pain School International that provides interventional pain education in Budapest for doctors from all around the world.
She has authored and co-authored numerous book-chapters and papers in chronic pain management.
Her main clinical interests are neck pain and headaches, peripheral nerve entrapments, and regenerative medicine techniques (such as PRP, BMC and prolotherapy for various spine and musculoskeletal conditions).
Edit Racz, MD, FIPP
Dr. Edit Racz has 32 years of experience in chronic pain management, with an anesthesia and critical care background. She became involved with the World Institute of Pain (WIP) in 1994 and initiated the yearly Budapest Congress with Profs Prithvy Raj, Gabor Racz and Jim Heavner. She was one of the first to establish chronic pain care in Hungary, and was the first Hungarian Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice. She is the President of the Hungarian Chapter of the WIP, and since 2013 she serves as a board examiner for WIP.
She is the Head of the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine in Peterfy Hospital, Budapest. She is a specialist in fluoroscopy and ultrasound guided pain interventional procedures, and teaches more advanced procedures to pain physicians from all over Europe. Regenerative medicine has also been a part of her practice since 2000.
Balazs Bartos, MD
Dr Balazs Bartos MD is a consultant anaethetist and pain physician. He completed his anaesthetic training in Hungary and has got over 20 years of experience in anaesthesia and intensive care. In 2013 he completed a one year fellowship in pain medicine at the pain training centre of the West Midland rotation in Dudley, United Kingdom under the supervision of Professor Jon Raphael. He gained experience in interventional as well as in multimodal and multidisciplinary pain management. After that he worked as a locum consultant at North Devon District Hospital as anaesthetist and pain physician. In 2017 he returned to Hungary and since then he has been working at the Medical Centre of the Hungarian Defence Forces where he is a lead clinician of the chronic pain service.
Since 2019 Dr Bartos has been working at MOM Saint Magdalena private hospital as pain physician and anaesthetist. He is member of the British Pain Society. He attended many courses in interventional pain management mainly in he UK and he was member of faculty of international teaching courses in regional anaesthesia and interventional pain management. His main interest is ultrasound and x-ray guided regional blocks and interventional pain management in complex pain syndromes, low back pain, cervical pain and cancer pain.