He has extensive experience in treating temporomandibular disorders, such as TMJ, and has pioneered a combination nerve block and topical therapy to treat related pain.
His impressive resume also includes development of a drug-free device for treating migraine headaches. The device, called a CVS, was recently approved for home use by the Food and Drug Administration.
A native of London, Dr. Rogers earned his Bachelors of Science at Lehman College, City University of New York in New York City. He received his medical degree from the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. He then completed his internship at University Hospital, New York Medical College, Westchester County Medical Center.
Dr. Rogers completed his residency, becoming chief resident of anesthesiology, at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. He followed this with a fellowship in interventional pain management and anesthesiology at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC.
He has served as a faculty member of the internationally renowned Michigan Head Pain and Neurological Institute, and the Duke University Pain and Palliative Care Clinic. In addition, he has served an adjunct faculty member at Duke and as a consultant to Boston Scientific and Advanced Bionics.
His philosophy of patient care boils down to his “sense of humanity,” he says. “Everyone is entitled to great health care. Doing what’s right for everyone and treating each patient’s pain uniquely.”
Dr. Rogers and his wife have four children. He enjoys playing jazz bass.