Somerset Hospital has added Pain Management Specialist Dr. Michele A. Tarasi to the Somerset Hospital Medical Staff.
Dr. Tarasi earned her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie. She then completed an Internship as a transitional year program graduate at the Conemaugh Health System in Johnstown.
Dr. Tarasi did her Anesthesia Residency with the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa from 2008 to 2011 and her Fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia from 2011 to 2012.
Dr. Tarasi is a member of the American Society of Pain Management, the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American and Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Associations. In 2010, she received the American Society of Pain Management Award. Additionally, Dr. Tarasi was named the recipient of the Make a Difference Award: For Exceptional Patient Care from the University of Iowa in 2008.