New Physician Joins Pain Specialists

Dr. Ryan Galica

Columbia, SC – Pain Specialists of Columbia is proud to announce the addition of Ryan Galica, MD.

“As the need for safe, effective, high-quality pain management in our community increased, our practice responded with expanded service lines and additional providers,” said founder and Medical Director Edward Tavel, MD. “Through an extensive nationwide search, we vetted the best and brightest Pain Management Fellows. Dr. Galica was at the top of that list and we’re thrilled to bring his experience and expertise to our patients.”

Dr. Galica received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and then completed a Categorical Anesthesia Residency at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Following residency, Dr. Galica continued at University Hospitals Case Medical Center where he completed his year-long Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Dr. Galica is board certified in Anesthesiology.

“Pain specialists of Charleston and Columbia has become a frontrunner for treating pain in the Lowcountry. Dr. Tavel, Dr. Schuyler, and their staff have established a very high quality practice that utilizes safe and effective techniques to treat pain,” said Dr. Galica. “I look forward to bringing my own experience to the practice and helping reduce the burden of chronic pain.”

Dr. Galica is a member of the North American Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Galica is now accepting new patients. To request an appointment, please call 803-252-4900 or visit