About Kristoffer A. de Lara, M.D.

Dr. de Lara joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2012. He was born in the Philippines and raised in the suburbs of northern New Jersey. The child of immigrant parents, he has a deep-rooted appreciation for the American Dream and desire to contribute to society, both of which have fueled his career in medicine.

He is a graduate of Rutgers University and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), where he attended the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and served as Chief Resident during his Anesthesiology Residency. Dr. de Lara completed his fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at the NJ Pain Institute of UMDNJ.

Currently, he is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • American Medical Association
  • New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists

Dr. de Lara believes successful pain management begins with treating every patient as unique. Honest, compassionate and understanding, Dr. de Lara’s excellent diagnostic and technical skills have earned him the trust of his patients and colleagues alike. He enjoys spending time with his family, exercising and playing tennis.


  • Germantown MD Pain Management Clinic

    Germantown, MD Office

    19735 Germantown Road, Suite 360 Germantown, MD 20874

    Phone: 301.528.2810

“Dr. DeLara is sincere about the well being of his patients. I am so grateful to Dr. DeLara. I am able to get up most every day to where i feel like i am getting my life back. I would definitely and have referred friends and family that are in need of help.” – Unknown

“Dr DeLara is THE BEST DOCTOR I have ever been treated by. I had 57 surgeries from birth defects. I have had my share of Doctor of Treatment from Doctors. He is knowledgeable, professional and completely excellent at Pain Management. He has not only treated by extreme pain, he has given me back my HOPE. If he should ever leave the practice, it would be the worst thing you could EVER DO! He is Excellent!” – Diana