Pain Management Center at Highland Hospital Our Experts Jaimala Thanik, M.D., Medical Director Jaimala Thanik is an anesthesiologist who has specialized exclusively in pain management for over 20 years. She was the founder and medical director of the Pain Clinic at Strong Memorial Hospital before beginning her private practice at Highland Hospital in 1989. Her expertise in the treatment of pain is highly regarded by Rochester’s medical community, and she was instrumental in gaining acceptance of coverage for pain treatments by health insurance companies. Dr. Thanik’s approach is gentle and caring. Her patients feel secure knowing they will always be seen by Dr. Thanik personally and trust in her familiarity with their histories. Garret K. Morris, M.D., Anesthesiologist Garret Morris treats patients at the Pain Treatment Center at Sawgrass and the Perioperative Pain Service at Strong Memorial Hospital. Before moving to the Rochester area, Dr. Morris was the Medical Director of a Functional Restoration Program in Northern California, which specialized in multidisciplinary approaches to pain management with an emphasis on improvements in functional capacity over strict pain reduction.