About Me

Dr. Kieran Slevin is an interventional spine specialist & visionary physician serving the New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware regions. He is the co-founder and CEO of a leading multi-speciality healthcare practice.

Dr. Slevin is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Medical Society of New Jersey, the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Spine Intervention Society. Dr. Slevin proudly supports various all-important good causes. Away from his work and charitable efforts, he enjoys cooking, running, sports, and travel. He was born and raised in Donegal, Ireland, and now lives in Bucks County.

Academic Background

Dr. Slevin completed medical school at University College Dublin, Ireland. 

After graduating from University College Dublin, Dr. Slevin continued his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology & Critical Care as well as a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine at the school between 2000 and 2006. From 2006 to 2011, Dr. Slevin served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Assistant Director of Acute Pain Services across the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Assistant Director of the Interventional Pain and Spine fellowship program. While serving as Assistant Professor at Penn, he cultivated his leadership skills and was elected to the Penn Senate Faculty Executive Committee and University Council. There he worked with senior University leadership and advised the Provost and President of the University on issues such as faculty IP ownership, the greening of the Penn campus in West Philadelphia, and navigating the University endowment throughout the ’08 financial crisis. 

Current Role & Duties

North American Spine and Pain

Founded in 2014, North American Spine and Pain employs more than 120 staff in three states. This team sees over 150,000 patients annually and is committed to setting the gold standard of care in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. North American Spine and Pain provide specialized care for degenerative and herniated discs, extremity pain, nerve injuries, osteoarthritis, sciatica, spinal stenosis, sports-related trauma, sprains, strains, and tendinitis.

Associations & Memberships

Dr. Kieran A. Slevin is double-board certified in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Medical Society of New Jersey, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He has served as the Spine Intervention Society’s appointed American Medical Association delegate. Dr. Slevin has also sat on the Spine Intervention Society’s board of directors and now serves on the board of directors of PartnerCare. 

Professional Accomplishments

Dr. Kieran has lectured as a guest speaker at academic conferences across North America and worldwide. That includes Argentina, Australia, China, Colombia, Egypt, Hong Kong, Italy, and Singapore. The North American Spine and Pain co-founder is a recognized thought leader in innovative healthcare payment models and is a global authority on interventional spine and pain economics. Since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Dr. Slevin has undergone additional training focused on medical acupuncture, nutritional medicine, and trauma life support and has also completed advanced cardiac and trauma life support training alongside the American Heart Association.


  • University College Dublin Pediatric Student of the Year
  • Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children’s Colman-Saunders Medal in Pediatrics
  • University of Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year for Residents and Fellows
  • Virtua SuperSTAR Award for Physician Excellence

Charitable Involvement

Dr. Kieran proudly supports numerous charities, nonprofit organizations, and other good causes focusing primarily on animal welfare, arts & culture, economic empowerment, poverty alleviation, and social services. Among these charities is PHL Cares, a nonprofit organization working to address homelessness in westernmost Philadelphia. He is a proud member of the board of directors of PHL Cares. Dr. Slevin has also established and co-founded several good causes of his own. These include the Slevin Family Entrepreneurship Fund at the University of Pennsylvania. The Slevin Family Entrepreneurship Fund helps medical students engage with entrepreneurship and medicine-focused startups. He has also co-founded the Anand-Slevin Fund for Entrepreneurship at the University of Pennsylvania. The fund supports business, science, and medical school training for entrepreneurial students who otherwise may not have the means to attend a private Ivy League university. 

Personal Life

Dr. Kieran Slevin grew up in Donegal, Ireland. Donegal sits at the mouth of the River Eske and Donegal Bay, overlooked by the Blue Stack Mountains. The town is a hub for cultural, musical, and poetic gatherings. As a boy, Dr. Slevin represented his country as part of Ireland’s international team in track and field as a junior athlete. This has played a major role in his love for sports. When Dr Slevin is not working, he enjoys travelling, exploring the continents, and collecting socks.

Alongside sports and travel, Dr. Kieran is similarly passionate about cooking and long-distance running. A lifelong dog lover who has always had dogs as pets since childhood, he currently resides with his three dogs in Bucks County, PA.

Dr. Kieran Slevin