Dr. Nancy Cross received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and completed her residency in Anesthesiology and fellowship in Pain Management at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was clinical coordinator of neuro-anesthesiology at the Maine Medical Center, and is the former Director of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine. While at the University of Arizona, she was one of two lead physician instructors responsible for the pain management program.
In 2003, Dr. Cross left her position as Vice President of Integrated Pain Centers of Arizona to join Integrative Pain Centers of Alaska. She has continued her association with the University of Arizona in order to provide the people of Alaska with the latest pharmacological breakthroughs, as well as pain management procedures, technology, and programs available. Dr. Cross is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. She has special interest in advanced treatment modalities for pelvic pain, spinal pain & disorders, cancer pain, and women’s health. Her research and outcomes studies related to peripheral nerve stimulation, IDET, Interstitial Cystitis, and numerous other interventional procedures make her an invaluable asset to both Integrative Pain Centers of Alaska and the state of Alaska as a whole.
Dr. Cross lives in Fairbanks where she enjoys the outdoors with snow machining, skiing and gardening. She and her husband are strong supporters of dog mushing and she is an advocate of IPCA’s continued contributions to the Yukon Quest and Iditarod sled dog races. Dr. Cross works with her church community for outreach and stays in contact with youth by teaching Sunday School.