Ben Zolper, M.D.William Benjamin Zolper, MD of Bangor ME, is the founder and medical director of Northeast Pain Management (NPM). He has lived in Bangor, Maine practicing Interventional Pain Management and minimally invasive spine care since 1993. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine, a Diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice as certified by the World Institute of Pain.

Dr. Zolper’s clinical interests include the whole spectrum of interventional pain treatments, as well as endoscopic discectomy, kyphoplasty, and ultrasound guided injection therapies such as platelet rich plasma (PRP). Dr. Zolper has passed the registration examination for musculoskeletal ultrasound with ARDMS.

Dr. Zolper’s wife, Sharon, is a teacher at Hampden Academy. Dr. Zolper has participated in many community activities including coaching AAU Basketball, serving as president of the Bangor Y Board of Directors and attending All Souls Church in Bangor. Dr Zolper was voted “Best Pain Doctor” in Maine by his peers in a 2013 survey of doctors by Down East Magazine.

Specialty & Clinical Interests:

  • Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Rutgers University, New Brunswick
New Jersey, B.A. 1972-76

Southampton University Medical School
Southampton, England, 1984

Internship, Internal Medicine, SUNY Health Science Center
Syracuse,New York 1989-90

Residency, Anesthesiology, State University of New York Health Science Center
Syracuse New York 1990-93

Board Status

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, April 1994
  • American Board of Pain Medicine, April 1996
  • American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians 2008