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About Dr. Donald E. Roland

Professional and individualized pain management

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Dr. Donald Roland is President and Co-founder of Universal Pain Management Institute, formerly the Kankakee Pain Center. He has seen his grow into a preeminent, pain management treatment center in Kankakee. He is well respected within the field of interventional pain management and is a member of the most significant professional medical associations in pain management, including :


American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)

Illinois Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

American Medical Association

American Pain Society

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists

Kankakee County Medical Society

  • Provena St. Mary’s - Kankakee, IL

  • Riverside Medical Center - Kankakee, IL

  • Silver Cross Hospital - Joliet, IL

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The hallmark of his practice is compassionate care and his greatest commitment is treating and educating those suffering from pain using all the modalities of non-invasive and interventional pain management. His goal is to position Universal Pain Management Institute as the first option, not the last resource, for the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. Secondly, he is striving to educate and empower patients to better understand the origins and contributors to their pain so that they can conquer pain to maintain healthy active lifestyles.


Dr. Roland is a graduate of Rush Medical College, trained at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, and is American Board Certified in anesthesia, emergency medicine, and pain management. These are acknowledged to be the highest level of credentialing for the field of interventional pain management.

"I understand that chronic pain affects all aspects of the patient’s life. Their pain is real and it impacts their relationships with family, friends and colleagues. My goal is to identify the cause of pain and to treat and manage it in a caring and compassionate manner. I strive further to improve patients’ quality of life by helping them conquer pain to return to being more active, functional and productive. Achieving these goals allows patients to re-establish relationships with family, friends and colleagues."

Over 30 years' experience in pain management makes Dr. Roland the preeminent choice for treatment of many pain challenges, including these common conditions.