Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care Staff

Emily Uhler, Practice Manager

Emily Uhler is the Practice Manager at Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care. She attended Westminster College for Business and Ashford University for Early Childhood Education. Emily has worked in healthcare for over 6 years with experience in management, billing and coding. She is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders and served as compliance officer. Emily enjoys time with her husband and children, traveling and a nice glass of wine.

Kristina Shock, PA-C

Kristina Shock is the Physician Assistant for Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care.  She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Vincent College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She earned her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Sciences from Seton Hill University.  She has been working in pain medicine for 4 years and recently joined the PDIC team.  She is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants. Kristy enjoys long walks on the beach, fine wine, and good music.

Jessica Russell, RN

Jessica Russell is a Registered Nurse at Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care. She graduated from UPMC Shadyside Hospital in 2001. Jessie practiced as a medical-surgical nurse for several years before working in pain management. She has more than 10 years of experience in pain management and has worked with Dr. Provenzano since 2006. Her hobbies include water skiing, hunting and fishing.

Kelly Lynch

Kelly has been working with Dr. Provenzano for 6 years as the administrative assistant.  She brought to the practice her knowledge and experience from working 10 years with health care insurances and billing as well as over 20 years in customer service.

Katie Zimmerman, RN, BSN, CCRC

Katie Zimmerman is a Registered Nurse and Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and is a consultant with Pain Diagnostics & Interventional Care for their Clinical Research trial program.  She received her BSN from the University of Rochester in New York where she was Navy ROTC and was commissioned and stationed at the Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA and Okinawa, JAPAN.  Katie has a diverse background as she has worked in many clinical areas of nursing for over 25 years and in Clinical Research for over 19.  Katie is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator with the Association for Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), where she participates with the local Pittsburgh chapter for continuing education events.   Katie enjoys time with her family and animals and loves to travel, watch and play sports as well as engaging in outdoor adventures.

Rebecca Esterman, RN, BSN

Rebecca Esterman is a registered nurse at PDIC. She graduated from California University of Pennsylvania. She practiced as a telemetry nurse for six years prior to coming to PDIC. She possesses ACLS certification. Rebecca enjoys time with her family, reading and traveling.