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A Leading Provider of Pain Management Services in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

We specialize in the treatment of pain caused by chronic medical conditions and cancer. Our goal is not only to provide pain relief, but more importantly to improve quality of life.

Your plan of care will be shared with your other healthcare providers and therapists to help coordinate a team approach that will provide you with the best possible outcome.
With every patient evaluation, we develop a comprehensive treatment plan that will optimize your ability to regain lost function and relieve physical and emotional distress.

Treated Conditions

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

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Joint Pain

Joint Pain

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Vertebral Compression Fracture

Vertebral Compression Fracture

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Other Common Conditions

Other Common Conditions

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Our Care Team

Board Certified & Expertly Trained Providers

Our commitment to our patients is to provide evidence-based treatment and all-inclusive training for all of our highly skilled staff in the pain medicine spectrum and develop future leaders in the healthcare field.

The Premier Pain Treatment Institute’s team of pain management specialists provides world-renowned advanced pain treatment options in a nurturing, compassionate environment. Our doctors care for thousands of patients each year. Our doctors and advanced practice providers are committed to helping all of our patients achieve independence and comfort, restoring their quality of life.

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Michael Danko, MD

Dr. Michael Danko is an interventional pain management physician who is board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 2008. Then, he completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Cincinnati in 2013.

Following training, Dr. Danko has worked in private practice in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas for Advanced Pain Treatment Center and Comprehensive Pain Specialists. In 2016, Dr. Danko opened the Premier Pain Treatment Institute. He is a principal investigator on numerous clinical research studies and serves as a consultant for multiple neuromodulation and minimally invasive spine therapies.

With multiple publications and presentations at national conferences, Dr. Danko brings cutting edge, evidence-based care for his patients. He is also known for his calming and compassionate demeanor while providing safe, patient-centered therapies.

Dr. Danko’s comprehensive treatment plans include clinically appropriate interventional pain procedures, minimally invasive surgical procedures, and focused medication management. Dr. Danko is committed to ensuring that patients and referring providers in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas have a high quality solution for pain management services.

Dr. Danko is an active member of the Ohio Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, North American Neuromodulation Society, and Internal Neuromodulation Society. He also holds hospital staff privileges at Anderson Mercy, Clermont Mercy, Good Samaritan, and Bethesda North Hospitals.

Tim Feldheim, MD

Title: Physician

Educational Background:

  • Medical Doctorate – University of Illinois College of Medicine – Rockford, Class of 2016

Hometown: Winnetka, IL

Hobbies or Interests: Football, Golf, Skiing, Hiking, and spending time with my family

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? The most fulfilling part of my job at PPTI is finding a successful therapy that works for a patient, and not just being able to help a patient be out of pain, but able to restore a better quality of life for the patient.

April Egbert, NP​

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Educational Background: I have my Bachelor Degree in Nursing from University of Cincinnati. I have a Masters Degree in Education with a focus in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University as well as a Post Masters Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner From Northern Kentucky University.

Hometown: Mt. Orab, Ohio Graduate from Western Brown High School

Hobbies or Interests: Side by Side riding with family and friends, reading, watching my children in sports, traveling

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? I really enjoy seeing my patients every month. I enjoy establishing a relationship and providing the best options to help treat their pain.

Courtney Guilfoyle, NP​

Title: Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)

Educational Background: Undergraduate at the University of Kentucky where I obtained my bachelor’s degree in nursing. In 2016 I graduated from the University of Cincinnati where I completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program and obtained my masters degree in nursing. Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Hometown: Morrow, OH, but currently reside in Oregonia.

Hobbies or Interests: Reading, camping, and creating memories with my husband and 4 children!

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? The most fulfilling part about my job at PPTI is the relationships that I have created with my patients! I believe that a strong patient-physician relationship is the foundation of any treatment plan. In addition, the ability to positively impact a patient’s quality of life with the cutting edge treatment options that we offer, is so rewarding!

Jordan Allard, NP​

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Educational Background: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mt. Carmel College of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University.

Hometown: Mechanicsburg, OH

Hobbies or Interests: Spending time with my husband and two boys who love to be outside and play sports.

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? The opportunity to help people improve their quality of life by alleviating their pain.

Lanaya Hils, PA-C

Title: Physician Assistant

Educational Background: Undergraduate at Northern Kentucky Univeristy, Masters at University of Kentucky

Hometown: Northern Kentucky

Hobbies or Interests: Travel, physical activity, cooking and exploring local restaurants.

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? Assisting patients in achieving a more desirable quality of life

Kevin Hartley, NP​

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Educational Background: Master’s in Nursing from Walden University, undergraduate-Indiana Wesleyan Uiversity.

Hometown: Florence, KY

Hobbies or Interests: Riding motorcyles, camping, outdoor activities, and discovering local mirco breweries.

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? Connecting with patients to provide compassionate, relevant care.

Katie King, NP​

Title: Nurse Practitioner

Educational Background: Saint Ambrose University, Davenport IA- Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, Wright State University, Dayton OH- Masters of Science in Nursing

Hometown: Hamersville, OH

Hobbies or Interests: Camping, Kayaking, Being with family

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? The ability to empower patients, through knowledge and education, to manage their chronic pain states. As a practitioner I thrive on the reward of watching patients improve and effectively cope with chronic pain.

Kristen Luebrecht, CAO

Title: Chief Administrative Officer

Educational Background:

  • Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
  • Master of Business Administration Candidate
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology”

Hometown: Fort Jennings, Ohio

Hobbies or Interests: I enjoy spending time with my kids, playing volleyball, cycling, snow skiing, boating, reading, traveling, and cheering on the buckeyes.

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? The most fulfilling part of my job at PPTI is when I get the opportunity to make a positive difference in a patients day.

Kyle Ingebritson, CEO

Title: Chief Exectutive Office

Educational Background: Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy

Hometown: Iowa Falls, Iowa

Hobbies or Interests: Family and Kids, hiking, cycling, sports, coaching, and travel

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? I enjoy connecting with patients and helping them acheive their desired goals. Also, our team; working together and getting to know each member of the PPTI team.

Laura Cornelius

Title: Surgery Coordinator

Educational Background: High School Graduate

Hometown: Scranton, PA

Hobbies or Interests: Kayaking, family time, road trips and the Beach! Oh Yeah and….GO STEELERS

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? Seeing the smiles on the patient’s faces after successful treatments and surgeries! Makes it all worth it!

Traci Corzatt, COO

Title: Chief Operating Officer, Research Coordinator

Educational Background: BSN, RN, Southern Sate Community College ADN 2001, Shawnee State College BSN 2011

Hometown: Leesburg, Ohio

Hobbies or Interests: Train horses, Rodeo competitor, being with family, being outside, enjoying life.

What is the most fulfilling part of your job at PPTI? Knowing patients are able to manage their chronic pain through the services our providers offer and knowing that as a practice we are on the leading edge of interventional therapies for chronic pain management. Working with a great PPTI team and watching PPTI grow.