Dr. Urfan Dar

Founder / CEO

Dr. Dar is Founder and CEO of Spindletop Pain Management Company, Inc., Interventional Pain Management P.A. and Tricity Pain Associates, P.A. and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine & the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). He earned his medical degree from University of Kashmir India, did his internship at East Tennessee State University, and then did his residency training in Anesthesiology at Texas Tech University, a world renowned pain center, under the guidance of Dr. Gabor Racz, a well known pain expert.

Dr. Dar has been in private practice since 1994 in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, he serves as medical director of Theda Oaks Surgery Center. He specializes in advanced techniques to treat all types of chronic and cancer pain with the latest, high tech pain control procedures. Dr. Dar was recently voted one of the top 100 physicians in San Antonio. In his spare time he likes to partake in personal fitness training and golf.

Medical School

MBBS / Oct. 1981 – Dec. 1986

University of Kashmir India, 190006

Certified by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG)

Internship Dept. of Internal Medicine / Dec. 1990 – Nov. 1991

East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN 37601


Residency Radio diagnosis/ Radiology / 1987-1988

University of Kashmir India, 190006

Residency in Department of Anesthesiology / Jan. 1992 – Dec. 1994

Texas Tech University Health Science Center Lubbock, TX 79430

Board Certification

American Academy of Pain Management – 1996

American Board of Anesthesiology – 1996

American Board of Pain Medicine – 2007

Honor & Awards

Selected to be listed in 70 of the Best Pain Management Physicians in America.– Mar 11

Second highest enroller in the country for adaptive stimulator study for Medtronic

Certificate of Completion Disk-FX workshop – 2011

San Antonio’s Best Doctors in Pain Medicine. – 2014-2018