Joseph H. Fillmore, MD, MBA

Physiatrist (physical rehabilitation)
Pain Management Specialist

Joseph H. Fillmore, MD, MBA
Joseph H. Fillmore, MD, MBA

Joseph H. Fillmore, MD specializes in both physical rehabilitation and pain medicine at Colorado Pain Consultants with a strong emphasis in non-operative as well as interventional procedures to treat musculoskeletal and spinal pain conditions. He also provides electrodiagnostic services. A graduate of the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Dr. Fillmore completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the renowned Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the Northwestern University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in interventional pain and musculoskeletal medicine at Georgia Pain Physicians in Atlanta. Additionally, he completed an internal fellowship in anesthesia-based pain medicine with Advanced Pain and Anesthesia Consultants in Chicago. He is Board Certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Fillmore also completed an MBA in Hospital Administration and Finance at The University of Chicago. He was previously a management consultant for hospital and healthcare systems throughout the United States.

Dr. Fillmore has practiced interventional pain medicine and rehabilitation with Advanced Pain and Anesthesia Consultants and highly regarded Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, both located in Chicago. Concurrently, he held dual faculty appointments in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopedics at Rush University Medical Center and Rush Medical College. He also practiced delayed recovery medicine for workers’ compensation patients for Rehabilitation and Performance Medicine Specialists in Denver.

An active runner, Dr. Fillmore is also a clinic advisor to the American Running Association. His other interests include sailing, marathons, triathlons, downhill skiing and acting.

He is also a member of the 2013  State of Colorado, Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers’ Compensation, Medical Treatment Guideline Task Force for Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries and a Physician Advisor to Pinnacol Assurance, in Denver.

Professional Information:

  • Board Certification: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Pain Medicine
  • Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine, 1994
  • Residency: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Medical School, 1998
  • Fellowship: Georgia Pain Physicians, 2001
  • North American Spine Society
  • ACPE
  • ISIS