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Daniel T. Sanders, MD

Anesthesiologist / Pain Management


Meet Dr. Sanders

Dr. Daniel Sanders joins Spine Team Texas with extensive training and experience in the field of anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine.

A native Texan, Dr. Sanders began his training at Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio where he was awarded the MSP Designated Scholarship. He then completed his residency in anesthesiology from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia. While there, he served as the Education Chief Resident for the Department of Anesthesiology and was named the FAER Resident Scholar. He further specialized in interventional pain medicine during a fellowship at Carolinas Pain Institute/Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Sanders was in the top 10 percent for the American Board of Anesthesiology exam. He has been published multiple times in Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, the official publication for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. During his fellowship at Carolinas Pain Institute, he was involved in cutting edge research in the field of interventional pain medicine including the investigation of novel uses for spinal cord stimulation as well as the use of new peripheral nerve stimulation devices in the treatment of various painful conditions.


  • University of Virginia; Charlottesville, VA
    • Anesthesiology



  • Carolinas Pain Institute/Wake Forest University; Winston Salem, NC
    • Pain Medicine


Medical School

  • The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio; San Antonio, TX
    • Doctor of Medicine



  • Facet injections and rhizotomy
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Image-guided (fluoroscopy and ultrasound) joint injections
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sympathetic nerve blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Dorsal root ganglion stimulation
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty

Personal Interests

  • In his spare time, Dr. Sanders enjoys hiking in the mountains with his wife and two kids, live music, and playing tennis.

Locations Served:

  • Allen

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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