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  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications:

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • English


  • The Mary Catherine Bunting Center at Mercy
  • Mercy Personal Physicians at Glen Burnie
  • Mercy Personal Physicians at Lutherville
  • Mercy Personal Physicians at Ellicott City

William Raoofi, M.D.

William S. Raoofi, M.D., is a Board Certified pain management specialist with The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore. Dr. William Raoofi utilizes leading edge treatment options to alleviate and manage chronic pain in patients caused by cancer, orthopedic disorders and related conditions, including:

Fellowship-Trained Interventional Pain Doctor

Dr. William Raoofi is a Fellowship-trained physician in Interventional Pain Management and has been recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Baltimore magazine. He completed specialized training in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing chronic pain and related symptoms. He utilizes the Center’s state-of-the-art imaging and diagnostic equipment, along with minimally invasive treatment procedures and techniques to alleviate pain.

Dr. Raoofi has a special interest in neuromodulation – a form of pain reduction therapy that utilizes technological devices that alter pain signaling in the body to reduce pain and improve function. These types of therapies may include:

Multidisciplinary Approach to Improve Quality of Life

Dr. Raoofi believes in a multidisciplinary approach and a care philosophy that emphasizes quality of life. He works in close collaboration with fellow pain management specialists, Drs. David MaineHarrison Linder and Teresa Tang within The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine. He believes strongly in the integration of physical therapy alongside treatment plans to improve outcomes, and he works together with a broad range of specialists throughout Mercy’s Centers of Excellence to develop a tailored approach to care that meet the needs of each patient.

Author, Presenter and Academic Scholar

Dr. Raoofi has authored peer reviewed journal articles and abstracts for the PM&R Journal of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) and The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Dr. Raoofi has made presentations at pain management conferences and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the SUNY Upstate Patient Satisfaction Gold Star Award and The Chancellor’s Circle of the Legacy of Excellence Scholarship.

Education & Fellowships
  • Fellowship - Interventional Pain Management, SUNY Upstate University, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, SUNY Upstate University, Syracuse, NY 
  • Medical Degree - St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada   
Associations & Memberships
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Spine Intervention Society

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Diabetic Neuropathy - Dr. William Raoofi - Mercy

Pain management specialist Dr. William Raoofi discusses a new treatment for relieving diabetic neuropathy pain. Learn more at mdmercy.com

When to See a Pain Specialist - Dr. William Raoofi - Mercy

Dr. William Raoofi discusses when someone should consider seeing a pain management specialist. Learn more at mdmercy.com

What to do When You Experience Lower Back Pain - Dr. William Raoofi - Mercy

Dr. William Raoofi discusses what you should do when experiencing lower back pain. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Treating Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - Dr. William Raoofi - Mercy

Dr. Raoofi discusses the options for treating complex regional pain syndrome. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy

The Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy Medical Center provides leading edge interventional pain treatment options to patients throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area. Led by Dr. David Maine, the Center works with patients diagnosed with cancer and orthopedic disorders to reduce the need for pain medications and alleviate chronic pain. To learn more, visit www.mdmercy.com.


Insurances Accepted

See a list of insurances accepted at Mercy. Restrictions may apply. Patients should confirm coverage with their carrier prior to appointment date.