Ira Kornbluth, MD, MA, FAAPMR is the President of Clearway Pain Solutions. He attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. After his chief residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, he completed a fellowship in pain management at the Washington Hospital Center. He is Board Certified in pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR).

Dr. Kornbluth began at a large private practice in Maryland and left soon after becoming a partner to start SMART Pain Management in 2008. SMART grew into a sizeable practice with several physicians and sites. SMART Pain Management and Kure Pain Management merged in 2017 with the backing of New Harbor Capital to form KureSMART Pain Management. KureSMART developed one of the largest pain platforms and became Clearway Pain Solutions after transacting with NexPhase Capital in 2019. Clearway is now the largest pain management platform in the country. Clearway operates in several states and maintains a very solid reputation.

Dr. Kornbluth oversees several aspects of the practice including compliance, ancillary programs, provider recruitment, development and is deeply involved in provider management and M&A discussion. He keeps up to date on the latest developments in pain management by serving as a reviewer for multiple pain management journals. He has served on the Board of Physicians in Maryland for several years. Most of all, he treasures the time he spends with his wife and four amazing children.

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