Dr. Robert Funk

Robert D. Funk, MD is a fellowship-trained, double board-certified minimally invasive spine specialist. Dr. Funk has extensive training in advanced non-operative interventional techniques of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

Dr. Funk is an Indianapolis native and attended Indiana University School of Medicine. He then completed residency and fellowship at the University of Michigan, recognized as one of the top training institutions in the country. During residency, he was elected chief resident highlighting his commitment to excellent clinical care, leadership and positive professional interaction.

After residency, Dr. Funk completed a pain medicine fellowship involving extensive experience with spine and ultrasound-guided interventions. This specialized fellowship training and his focus on continuing education allow him to offer the latest in safe, proven interventional techniques for all types of spine pain.

Dr. Funk has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at international meetings on topics from opioid use to medical resident education. Additionally, he has special interests in vertebral compression fracture management (kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty), spinal cord stimulation and spinal facet disease.

Dr. Funk returns to the Indianapolis area to contribute to the nationally recognized multidisciplinary spine care provided by Indiana Spine Group.

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Residency
Anesthesiology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship
Anesthesiology – Pain Medicine
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

Board Certifications
Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology

Pain Medicine
American Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Spine Intervention Society