Dr. Columbus is president of Gulf Coast Pain Management, a multidisciplinary pain center. A board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, she has had extensive experience in e-mail communications with patients. Dr. Columbus has spoken widely at CME meetings sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and has also been interviewed on local news programs about pain topics. Her work has been featured in The Wall St. Journal and various business magazines. Dr. Columbus serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society. A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she did her residency in anesthesiology at Hahnemann University and the University of Cincinnati.