Areas of Expertise:
Undergraduate: B.A. in Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 1989
Medical School: M.D., Texas A&M University Health Science Center, 1993
Internship: General Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1994
Residency: Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1997
Fellowship: Pain Management, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1998
Day is certified by the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the American Board of Anesthesiology with added qualifications in pain management. He is a fellow of Interventional Pain Practice and a diplomat for the American Board of Pain Medicine. Day is licensed to practice in Texas.
Day has received numerous awards throughout his education and medical career including the Texas Achievement Award from 1985-1989, the National Hispanic Scholarship in 1991, 1992 and 1993, Chief Resident in Anesthesiology at TTUHSC, and the Excellence in Teaching of Residents Award from TTUHSC in 2001, and the Excellence in Teaching Award from TTUHSC in 2002 and 2003.
Day serves as the Stella Traweek, M.D./Gabor Racz, M.D., Endowed Professor in Pain Research, the medical director of Pain Management, and the Pain Fellowship Program Director at TTUHSC.
He also serves as an examiner for the World Institute of Pain Interventional Pain Practice Exam, assistant editor for the journal Pain Practice, and is on the editorial advisory board for the journal Pain Physician.