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

Brian Shelley, MD

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Professor, Dept. Family & Community Medicine

MSC10 8000

Albuquerque, NM 87131

UNM Pain Center


At UNM, Dr. Shelley is Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Medical Director of the Chronic Pain and Opioid Management TeleECHO Clinic, and Research Assistant Professor in Psychology.

Dr. Shelley attended medical school at the University of North Carolina. He completed residency in Family and Community Medicine at UNM and is board-certified in family medicine. He currently serves as an Attending Physician at the UNM Pain Consultation and Treatment Center. He is an Advanced Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, and co-created this credential. Outside of UNM, Dr. Shelley is the Director of Albuquerque Independent Medical Services LLC, and is currently certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

Dr. Shelley’s specialties and certifications include:

  • Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  • Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Dr. Shelley’s certifications include:

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
  • Advanced Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management