Tri-State Pain Institute’s founder, Joseph Thomas, MD, stated, “We are excited about the addition of Aaron, who will strengthen our clinical core.” Dr. Thomas added, “Not only will Aaron evaluate patients for potential surgical cases, he also will provide follow-up care that will allow myself and Dr. Ma to see more new patients. His expertise in chronic back pain and neurological injuries are a welcome addition to the comprehensive pain management services we provide at the Pain Institute.”
Kleps gained pain management experience through work and clinical training at Great Lakes Neurosurgery and Neurointervention at UPMC Hamot, Orthopedic & Sports Medicine of Erie, and Great Lakes Family Medicine, all in Erie, Pa.
With offices in Erie and Corry, Pennsylvania and Jamestown, New York, the Tri-State Pain Institute is the region’s premiere pain center, offering advanced treatment and proven therapies for the long-term relief of acute and chronic pain. Ourboard-certified pain management specialists, Drs. Joseph Thomas and Jung-Woo Ma are nationally recognized for their treatment and innovative care in back pain, neck pain, joint pain and arthritis and post-surgery pain.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, Erie, PA - Orthopaedic Surgery
Great Lakes Family Medicine, Erie, PA - Internal Medicine and Family Medicine
Erie Psychiatric Associates - Behavioral Health
University Hospital Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH - Emergency Medicine