At Southside Pain Specialists, we are committed to quality pain treatment with cost effective, evidence-based treatment options. Our primary objective is that the treatment is effective and improves the patient’s perception of pain, quality of life and physical functioning.


Scott Kendrick, MD

Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Kendrick, a native of Birmingham, but raised just outside of Atlanta, GA, received an undergraduate degree from The Citadel before obtaining his medical degree from UAB. After completing his internship in General Surgery, Dr. Kendrick did his residency in Anesthesiology. As a diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine, he has been practicing exclusively in pain management since 2002. His practice focuses on interventional techniques, including injections, kyphoplasty procedures, and spinal cord stimulators, as well as worker’s compensation claims.

Cheryl Goyne, MD

Neurology and Pain Management

Dr. Goyne is from New Orleans, LA and completed her residency in Neurology in 1992. She is board certified in both Neurology and Pain Management and has been in practice for 23 years. She has experience in interventional therapies and medication management of acute and chronic pain conditions, with emphasis on neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions.

Matthew Berke, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Berke was born and raised in Livingston, New Jersey.  He attended both undergraduate and Medical school at Emory University in Atlanta.  After finishing his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Atlanta, he moved to Birmingham to serve as a co-director for the Interventional Spine & Musculoskeletal Physiatry Fellowship.  Dr. Berke has practiced the last 20 years with the focus on musculoskeletal sports injuries, spinal interventions and electromyography.

Ross Lumsden MD, Physical Medicine and rehabilitation

Ross Lumsden, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Lumsden, a native of Birmingham, attended both undergraduate and medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. After graduation, he successfully completed his internship in Internal Medicine, followed by a residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Lumsden is also a fellow graduate of the Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Fellowship at UAB. He specializes in interventional procedures originating from both the spine and musculoskeletal areas as well as spinal cord stimulation.

Gene Gordon, MD


Other Providers

Stephanie Calvert, CRNP

After graduating from Samford’s Nursing program, Stephanie worked at Baptist Princeton for 2 years before returning to obtain her Masters as a Nurse Practitioner. Since receiving her Master’s degree, she has been working full-time for Southside Pain. She also currently teaches in the undergraduate nursing program at Samford. Stephanie is a registered CRNP in the state of Alabama.

Alysia Jackson, CRNP

Rick Gibbs, CRNP

Prior to graduating from Samford University, Rick worked at Northport Medical Center, in Northport, AL. He received his Masters of Science in Nursing, May 2013, and since that time, has been employed at Southside Pain Specialists. Rick is a registered CRNP in the state of Alabama.

Courtney Davenport, CRNP

Courtney Davenport, CRNP

After graduating from Samford’s Nursing program in 2006, Courtney worked in pediatric emergency medicine for over 7 years. She then returned to Samford to complete her Masters as a Nurse Practitioner in 2014. She has worked in pain management since 2015 and is a registered CRNP in the state of Alabama.

Kelsey Robinson PA-C,

Kelsey Robinson, PA-C

After graduating from Auburn’s Microbiology program in 2012, Kelsey attended the University of South Alabama to obtain her Masters of Health Science, Physician Assistant Studies. She has been employed at Southside Pain Specialists since September 2016.