Family and Community Medicine

MSC 09 5040
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: Administration (505) 272-2165 Phone: Clinic (for patients) (505) 272-1734
Fax: (505) 272-8045

Ben Daitz, MD

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MSC09 5040

Albuquerque, NM 87131



Dr. Daitz is Professor of Family and Community Medicine. He is an attending physician at the Pain Consultation and Treatment Center and the Project ECHO pain and headache clinic. Dr. Daitz is a multi-award winning documentary filmmaker, a frequent contributing writer to the New York Times, and a fiddle player. His novel "Delivery" is published by the UNM Press. Dr. Daitz has a special interest in muscle and soft tissue pain. Myofascial pain is the most common pain complaint seen in general medical practice and pain clinics. He currently sees patients at UNM Family Health Clinic – Tucker, UNM Family Health Clinic - SE Heights, UNM Neuro Diagnostics Clinic and UNM Neurosurgery Clinic.