Southside Pain Specialists provides its patients with highly specialized pain management doctors. Our pain management doctors are trained and proficient in the most effective methods of pain management. With board certifications, decades of experience working on a variety of pain mitigation techniques, and an even wider variety of patient and patient needs, the team at Southside Pain Specialists are ready and here to help residents living with pain and can assist any patient with their pain.

 Our pain management doctors specialize in pain medicine and pain treatment and can assist most patients with pain mitigation. There isn’t a condition we can’t treat! However, as was mentioned above, we only take patients by referral only. However, we encourage all potential clients to browse our providers’ section to learn more about our medical staff and how their specializations can help you.

 We know finding the right pain management doctor can be a process. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at your earliest convenience and our office staff will walk you through the process and address all of your inquiries.


Scott Kendrick is an Anesthesiology and Pain Management Physician at Southside Pain Specialists, a Birmingham pain clinic.

Scott Kendrick, MD

Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Kendrick, a native of Birmingham, but raised just outside of Atlanta, GA, received an undergraduate degree from The Citadel before obtaining his medical degree from UAB. After completing his internship in General Surgery, Dr. Kendrick did his residency in Anesthesiology. As a diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine, he has been practicing exclusively in pain management since 2002. His practice focuses on interventional techniques, including injections, kyphoplasty procedures, and spinal cord stimulators, as well as worker’s compensation claims.

Cheryl Goyne is a Neurology and Pain Management Physician at Southside Pain Specialists.

Cheryl Goyne, MD

Neurology and Pain Management

Dr. Goyne is from New Orleans, LA and completed her residency in Neurology in 1992. She is board certified in both Neurology and Pain Management and has been in practice for 23 years. She has experience in interventional therapies and medication management of acute and chronic pain conditions, with emphasis on neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions.

Matthew Berke works as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician at the Birmingham, Alabama pain clinic - Southside Pain Specialists.

Matthew Berke, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Berke was born and raised in Livingston, New Jersey.  He attended both undergraduate and Medical school at Emory University in Atlanta.  After finishing his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Atlanta, he moved to Birmingham to serve as a co-director for the Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Physiatry Fellowship.  Dr. Berke has practiced the last 20 years with the focus on musculoskeletal sports injuries, spinal interventions and electromyography.

Ross Lumsden is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation MD at Southside Pain Specialists.

Ross Lumsden, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Lumsden, a native of Birmingham, attended both undergraduate and medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. After graduation, he successfully completed his internship in Internal Medicine, followed by a residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Lumsden is also a fellow graduate of the Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Fellowship at UAB. He specializes in interventional procedures originating from both the spine and musculoskeletal areas as well as spinal cord stimulation.

Gene Gordon is an Anesthesiologist at the Southside Pain Specialists clinic in Birmingham, AL.

Gene Gordon, MD


Other Providers

Stephanie Calvert is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner at Southside Pain Specialists in Birmingham, AL.

Stephanie Calvert, CRNP

After graduating from Samford’s Nursing program, Stephanie worked at Baptist Princeton for 2 years before returning to obtain her Masters as a Nurse Practitioner. Since receiving her Master’s degree, she has been working full-time for Southside Pain. She also currently teaches in the undergraduate nursing program at Samford. Stephanie is a registered CRNP in the state of Alabama.

Kelsey Robinson works as a PA-C at Southside Pain Specialists, a pain treatment clinic located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Kelsey Robinson, PA-C

After graduating from Auburn’s Microbiology program in 2012, Kelsey attended the University of South Alabama to obtain her Masters of Health Science, Physician Assistant Studies. She has been employed at Southside Pain Specialists since September 2016.

Alice Griffin, CRNP

John Hartsell, PA

Olivia Jones, CRNP