Meet the Pain Management Team
Stephen L. Wills, MD, Medical Director, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services - Stephen Wills, MD joined UM Shore Regional Health in 2008. Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Wills is medical director for Shore Regional Health’s Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services as well as for the Requard Center for Acute Rehabilitation. He has over 20 years of experience in the management of chronic pain and has been instrumental in expanding Shore Regional Health’s Comprehensive Pain Care program to a more holistic approach that stresses health and fitness along with traditional medication management.
John A. Snell, MD, Medical Director, Anesthesia Services - John Snell, MD joined UM Shore Regional Health in 1998. A fellowship-trained and a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, Dr. Snell has provided interventional pain management services in our community for more than 15 years and is one of the original team members of Shore’s Pain Care program. Throughout his tenure at UM SRH, he has been instrumental in ensuring the availability of outpatient pain management services.
Gail Shorter, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, RNC - Gail Shorter, CRNP joined the Pain Care team in early 2015 after 25 years as a nurse specialist in emergency and critical care, and as manager of Critical Care/Graduate University. She is board-certified in pain management. A presenter at regional and national nursing conferences, she has served as principal investigator in the multi-site Nurses Living Fit research study. She is a Reiki Master and her approach is to combine evidence-based tools and practices to provide patients with a holistic framework to achieve their goals.
Cathy C. Asche BSN, RN-BC, Clinical Coordinator - Cathy Asche has been a leading member of the Pain Care team since 1997. She is board certified in pain management and has worked with hundreds of patients in the management of pain due to many circumstances, including accidental injury and chronic illness. Cathy is a member of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses and serves as the state chapter secretary. A leader in bringing education on self-care management for the chronic pain patient in our region, Cathy also is a Reiki (Level II) practitioner and has studied reflexology.
Linda Wilt, RN-BC, Staff Nurse - A valued member of the Pain Care team since 1998, Linda Witl is board certified in Pain Management and has studied reflexology. Her diligence, attention to detail and her empathy for patients contribute to the high levels of efficiency and patient satisfaction the Pain Care program has achieved.
Donna Lyons, RN - Donna Lyons joined the Pain Care team in 2015 with more than 15 years of experience in emergency nursing and hospice nursing.
For more information or to refer a patient to Comprehensive Pain Care, contact:
Comprehensive Pain Care
UM Shore Medical Center at Easton
219 S. Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601