C. Ann Conn, MD

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(985) 590-5503


19343 Sunshine Ave. Covington, LA 70433

C. Ann Conn, MD

Specializes in Regenerative Cell Therapy to the Lumbar Spine
Dr. Conn is a native of Louisiana and received a BS in Chemical Engineering from LSU before completing her education at LSU School of Medicine. Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, she completed her residency in Neurology at LSU Health Science Center. She has her fellowship training a Interventional and Medical Pain Management at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans.
Dr. Conn specializes in regenerative cell therapy to the lumbar spine and primarily focuses on this procedure.


Board Certified

Headache Medicine

United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties

December 2007 – December 2027

Board Certified in Pain Medicine (A.B.M.S.)

September 2006- September 2026

Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

June 2005 – December 2025

Fellowship,  Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Department of Neurology

Interventional Pain Management

July 2004 – June 2005

Residency, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Department of Neurology

July 2001 – June 2004

Intern, Preliminary Year Internal Medicine

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

July 2000 – June 2001

  1. D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine

New Orleans, LA

August 1996 – May 2000


  1. S., Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

August 1981 – December 1985



Licensed to practice Medicine in the State of Louisiana


Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

LSU Health Science Center

New Orleans, LA


St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Covington, LA


Lakeview Regional Medical Center

Covington, LA


Fairway Surgical Hospital

Covington, LA


Northshore Interventional Pain Management Center/Premier Pain Center

Covington, LA


Summit Surgery Center

Covington, LA




American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Patient Advocacy Award 2013

Expert witness to Government Accountability Office regarding Interventional Pain Management

Louisiana Physicians Health Foundation Board of Trustees

Leading Physicians of the World 2012

Selected as one of “70 Best Pain Physicians In America” — Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine and Pain

and Management Review, 2011

President, St. Tammany Parish Medical Society

American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education

2006-2007,2007-2008, 2010- 2011, 2011-2012

Treasurer, Louisiana Society for Interventional Pain Physicians

Louisiana State Medical Society, Council on Legislation, Alternate

LAMPAC Representative

Pain Physician Journal Editorial Board

Member, American Headache Society

Member, American Academy of Neurology

Member, American Medical Association

Member, American Society for Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)

Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians

Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Neurology Resident of the Year 2004

AAN 2004 Annual Meeting Scholarship

MCLNO Ethics Committee

LSU Health Science Mentors

Committee on Women’s Affairs


Articles in peer reviewed journals

Ann Conn, MD, Ricardo M. Buenaventura, MD, SukdebDatta, MD, Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, SudhirDiwan, MD

“Systematic Review of Caudal Epidural Injections in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain”

Pain Physician, 2009; 12; 109-135

Allan T. Parr, MD, LaxmaiahManchikanti, MD, Haroon Hameed,

MD, Ann Conn, MD, Kavita N. Manchikanti, MD, Ramsin M. Benjamin, MD,

SudhirDiwan, MD, Vijay Singh, MD, and Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD “ Caudal

Epidural Injections in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Appraisal of the Literature” Pain Physician, 2012 15:E159-E198

Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, Mark V. Boswell, MD, PhD, Vijay Singh, MD, Ramsin M. Benyamin, MD, Bert Fellows, MA, Salahadin Abdi, MD, PhD, Ricardo M. Buenaventura, MD, Ann Conn, MD,SukdebDatta, MD, Richard Derby, MD, Frank J.E. Falco, MD, Stephanie Erhart, MS, SudhirDiwan, MD, Salim M. Hayek, MD, PhD, Standiford Helm II, MD, Allan T. Parr, MD, David M. Schultz, MD, Howard S. Smith, MD, Lee R. Wolfer, MD, Joshua A. Hirsch, MD  “Comprehensive Evidence-Based Guidelines for Interventional Techniques in the Management of Chronic Spinal PainPain Physician, 2009;12;699-802

Ramsin Benjamin, M.D., Vijay Singh, MD, Allan T. Parr, MD, Ann Conn, M.D., SudhirDiwan , M.D., and Salahandin Abdi, MD, PhD

“Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Cervical Epidurals in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain” Pain Physician, 2009: 12:1:137-157

She is associated with the following professional organizations:
  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Active Staff
  • Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Active Staff
  • Fairway Medical Center, Active Staff
  • Summit Surgery Center