Pain Management

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UC San Diego Health's Center for Pain Medicine is dedicated to reducing and eliminating suffering in people with all forms of pain, caused by arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, neuropathy and other conditions.

We are recognized as a Clinical Center of Excellence in Pain Management by the American Pain Society for our outstanding multidisciplinary care, which draws on the expertise of anesthesiology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and psychiatry. Our hallmark is conservative, expert care offered in a compassionate and supportive environment.

Our pain management doctors currently treat about 2,000 to 3,000 new patients each year and continue to expand our services to meet the region's need for multimodal, integrated pain relief.

Conditions Treated

​We treat all types of chronic pain, including but not limited to:

  • All kinds of spinal pain
  • All other kinds of joint and muscular-skeletal pain
  • Abdominal and pelvic pain
  • Headache
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • All forms of neuropathic pain
  • Refractory cancer-related pain

Appointments & Referrals

To receive care at our center, you must get a referral from another physician.  

Clinic Location

La Jolla

Our Physicians

Pain Management Specialists