A graduate of Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, Michigan. He Completed his Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management Fellowship @ John Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, MD and completed his Pain Management fellowship at John Hopkins University Hospital. Dr. Henry has extensive training in Interventional Pain Management including spinal cord stimulation and spinal infusion technology. Dr. Henry practiced pain management in Las Vegas, Nevada for nearly 3 years. He is board certified in Anesthesia with subspecialty certification in Pain Management. Dr. Henry founded Illinois Regional Pain Institute, S.C. in April 2006 in Peoria, Illinois. He continues to enhance his expertise in this field and has brought many Interventional Pain Techniques to the Peoria/Pekin area. He has now opened a Practice in Queen Creek and Scottsdale Arizona.

A graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois and a graduate of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his Anesthesiology residency at North Texas State University and completed his Pain Management Fellowship at Texas Pain Institute. Dr Feather is a retired Army Colonel, former State Surgeon for the Illinois Army National Guard, US flight surgeon and combat Veteran. He has extensive training in Interventional pain management and joined Illinois Regional Pain Institute in March of 2009. He is Board Certified in Anesthesia with advanced certification in Pain Management.

Gayle Mucciante


Gayle is an accomplished professional specializing in medical office management. Her expertise for the last 25 years includes reimbursement issues, compliance, documentation, coding, billing, human resources and marketing. This background provides invaluable insight into the management of Illinois Regional Pain Institute, S.C. as well as her experience interacting with physicians and staff. For 20 years she was part of the management team for an Ophthalmology practice. This position allowed her to work in varying geographical locations and the experience obtained has prepared her to meet the many needs of the medical practice. Prior to that she owned and operated her own business for 10 years. Many professionals in the medical field have high respect for her hands on knowledge and practical experience.

Kimberly Lopez, APN


After graduating from Methodist College of Nursing with her Bachelor’s in Nursing, Kimberly Lopez began her nursing career at Saint Francis Medical Center’s Level 1 Trauma Center and Emergency Department in 2010. She completed her Master’s in Nursing from OSF College of Nursing in May 2016. Kim is currently certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner with an extensive background in critical care and pain management. She is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nursing and American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time, she has been involved in several medical mission trips, including those to the Philippines, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic where she was able to reach out and help underprivileged adults and children. Her other interests include volunteering for community events and Special Olympics, outdoor activities, education and spending time with family and friends. Kim joined Illinois Regional Pain Institute in April 2016.

Deb Schleich, APN


Deb Schleich graduated from Saint Francis Medical Center, College of Nursing in December 1997.  She held various positions as a registered nurse that included floor nursing on medical surgical and telemetry areas, infection control/employee health, Director of Nursing, and Clinical Research Coordinator. While working as a nurse, she completed Master’s in Nursing from Saint Francis Medical Center, College of Nursing in May 2009 and received her Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate in May 2016.  After receiving her certificate, she decided to specialize in pain management.

D. Alex Richrath, APN


Alex graduated from Methodist Medical Center College of Nursing with a BSN in Nursing in 2006. He started his career as an Intensive Care Nurse, where he was a certified wound care advisor for his peers. He has also obtained experience as a post-anesthesia care nurse with the hospital’s surgery department and pain clinic while working towards his Master’s degree. He graduated from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing with a MSN in 2016 and is a member of its Honors Society.

Alex is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and the American Nurses Association. Alex is also certified in Botox injection techniques for management of chronic migraines.

Alex’s goal of pain management is to improve each patient’s quality of life through decreased pain levels. Decreased pain will allow patients to begin living the life they choose without  interference from pain.

Ann Alton, DPT

Ann Alton, DPT


Ann Alton began her second career as a physical therapist after a Bachelor’s in psychology from Western Illinois University and 10 years working with individuals with developmental, emotional, and physical disabilities. She graduated from Bradley University in May of 2011 with a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. Her interests include treatment of chronic pain, balance, manual therapy, and neurological conditions. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and The Internal Association for the Study of Pain. In her free time, she enjoys Kuk Sool Won (martial arts), her husband and her pets, getting outside, and reading anything she can get her hands on.

Lindsey Callahan was born and raised in North Carolina and relocated here with her husband in September 2015. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science. She went on to attend East Carolina University and graduated in 2014 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has experience treating a variety of conditions and diagnoses, with special interests in pelvic asymmetries, sacral dysfunctions, low back, and shoulder injuries. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, playing tennis, doing yoga, serving at her church, hiking, and cheering on the Tar Heels.

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