Meet Our Team

We’re here with open hearts and arms to help relieve your pain​.

Dr. Brett H. Warfield

CEO/ Interventional Pain Specialist

Brett H. Warfield, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist who is fellowship-trained in pain management. He completed his residency and cardiac anesthesia fellowship in 1997 at the Johns Hopkins. He has worked as the assistant professor responsible for the education of medical students and student CRNA’s. He was also chief of Bariatric anesthesia and also worked as a community liaison to underprivileged youths. After 13 years of private practice anesthesia and thousands of performed anesthetics, Dr. Warfield has now taken his talents into pain management.

Starr Tatum, NCICS-RCCM

Director of Texas Intergrative Pain Institute

Starr Tatum is a dedicated and technically skilled business professional with a versatile administrative support skill set developed through 12+ years of experience as a Healthcare Office Manager, Coordinator, Sales, Finance Specialist, Physician-Biller and Coding Specialist, Collections and Clinical Support. She excels in resolving employer challenges with innovative solutions, systems and process improvements proven to increase efficiency, revenue, customer satisfaction and the bottom line. She has attending and graduated from Sanford Brown College, and DeVryUniversity in Houston Texas. She also has several technical certifications such as National Certified Insurance and Coding Specialist, Revenue Cycle CertifiedMaster, X-ray Tech, Radiation Therapist Assistant, and a Licensed Notary.

Maurice Mims, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Maurice Mims, MSN, FNP-C is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with special interests in Pain Management and Family Medicine. He has a strong background in critical care nursing. Maurice graduated from Prairie View A&M University with his bachelor’s and pursued his master’s at Chamberlain College of Nursing where he graduated with honors. Maurice has over 10 years of healthcare experience. Maurice prides himself in continuing education and is constantly motivated by learning and adapting new medical technologies into his work. His other interests include education, volunteering within his active associations and community, and spending time with family and friends.

Aaron Pongvachararak, MSN, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Aaron Pongvachararak, MSN, FNP-C is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with special interests in Pain Management and Family Medicine. His background is focused in acute care with experience in long term care and rehabilitation. Aaron graduated from University of Houston – Victoria with his bachelor’s and then with his master’s from University of Houston College of Nursing. Aaron was born and raised in Houston, Texas in Alief and is passionate about helping people from all walks of life with their health needs. His other interests include languages, technology, and travel..

“Here at Texas Intergrative Pain Institute, we are committed to the comfort and wellbeing of our patients.”

Dr. Brett Warfield MD

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