Kristen Noon

Kristen Noon, MD

  • Anesthesiology Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology
  • Physician
4.6 out of 5
  • 202 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 65 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-2225 Appointments cannot be scheduled directly with this provider.

About Me

With double board certification in anesthesiology and pain medicine, I am uniquely capable in the practice of multimodal pain management. I am able to evaluate, diagnose, and treat complex, acute and chronic pain syndromes. I treat pain comprehensively, from the most conservative with physical therapy and exercise to more invasive measures such as injection therapy. Previously, pain was treated mostly with opioids. New and innovative therapies have emerged and I am proud to perform them to help my patients live happily and healthfully. I am passionate about providing cutting-edge techniques to provide my patients with the best care possible. Each patient is unique and I am excited to prepare an individual treatment plan with them. I believe patient education and collaboration between doctor and patient are vital to the successful management of pain. I have a special interest in the holistic mind-body treatment of chronic pain and refer patients to pain psychology for mindfulness techniques as well as integrative medicine and acupuncture.

I have written about pain medicine and anesthesiology in a number of peer-reviewed publications including medical journals and text books. I have presented several abstracts and posters at national meetings of anesthesiology and pain societies.

I am the associate fellowship director for the pain medicine fellowship at The Ohio State University. Medical education and the academic development of the next generation of physicians remains one of my greatest professional interests.

I completed sub-specialty fellowship training in pain medicine at University of California San Diego and performed my residency training in anesthesiology at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. I performed a transitional intern year at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. I earned my medical degree at University of Toledo College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio, where I was accepted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. I finished my undergraduate studies with a double major in biology and psychology with a minor in chemistry at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where I graduated magna cum laude.

In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, hiking, and reading novels.
  • Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Member, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Member, North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Spinal Diseases
  • Anesthesia
  • Bursitis
  • Back Pain
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Ablation Techniques
  • Arthralgia
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Tension-Type Headache
  • Headache
  • Pain, Postoperative
  • Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  • Nerve Block
  • Sciatica
  • Radiculopathy
  • Arthritis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Spondylosis

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH
8/1/2007 - 6/3/2011


St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, OH

6/28/2011 - 6/27/2012


Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015


University of California Medical Center at San Diego, San Diego, CA

7/1/2015 - 6/30/2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology (Subspecialty: Pain Management)

Academic Information

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The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

202 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.6 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.6 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.6 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.4 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.1 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.6 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.5 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Jun 08, 2020

    Dr. Noon did a wonderful job.

  • Reviewed on May 31, 2020

    I feel safe and respected with her.

  • Reviewed on May 31, 2020

    very good

  • Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

    Very understanding. Easy to talk to. Very knowledgeable.

  • Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020


  • Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

    Dr. Noon is always upbeat, friendly and helpful.

  • Reviewed on Mar 02, 2020


  • Reviewed on Mar 01, 2020

    took time to listen and figure next steps to problems

  • Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

    She is very good. We have a plan of action regarding my back. Very happy with her.

  • Reviewed on Feb 03, 2020

    She is a very good listener and ask important questions as well.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Noon has reported no relationships with companies or entities.