About Dr. Blake

Board-certified in Neurology and Pain Management

Dr. Sarah E. Blake, MD

Dr. Sarah E. Blake, MD is a distinguished medical professional with dual board certifications in Neurology and Pain Management, accredited by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Her educational journey includes a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of Virginia’s Department of Anesthesiology, completed in 2006. Prior to this, she served as Chief Resident during her Neurology Residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in 2005, following an internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in 2002. Dr. Blake’s academic credentials are rooted in The Ohio State University, where she earned both her Medical Degree and Bachelor of Science.

Originally from Mansfield, Ohio, Dr. Blake is a proud alumnus of Lexington High School, class of 1992. In her professional capacity, she holds active privileges at Grant Medical Center and extends her expertise through courtesy-consulting roles at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Mount Carmel Health System, and MedCentral Health System. Committed to medical education, she volunteers as a preceptor for the Grant Family Practice residency program.

Dr. Blake is actively involved in several professional organizations, including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Spine Society, American Academy of Neurology, and the Ohio State Medical Association. Residing in Columbus, Ohio, she shares her life with her spouse, Dr. Kelly Kiehm, a skilled minimally invasive spine surgeon. Outside of her medical pursuits, Dr. Blake enjoys a range of activities including cooking, gardening, cultivating orchids, practicing yoga, skeet shooting, and cheering for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Her practice, Capital City Paincare, is recognized as a licensed pain care provider by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, reflecting her commitment to delivering exemplary care in the field of pain management.



The Ohio State University


Ohio State University College of Medicine


Riverside Methodist Hospital


The Ohio State University Medical Center


University of Virginia – Interventional Pain Management