Dr. Cartwright is an anesthesiologist and fellowship-trained interventional pain physician. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Medical School, where he was inducted into the Phi Chi medical fraternity and received the Dorothy Snider Scholarship. He went on to complete a residency in anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where he served as the chief resident.
He went on to complete an interventional pain fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville to serve as a staff physician.
Dr. Cartwright has presented at several national meetings and has been actively involved in several research projects. His primary passion, however, continues to be patient care and education of the medical community, focusing on options in pain management. His particular interest centers around objective evidence-based medicine as it relates to spinal interventions.