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Center for Pain Medicine

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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.

We are a nationally recognized multidisciplinary pain management center, drawing on the expertise of anesthesiology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and psychiatry. Our hallmark is conservative multidisciplinary care offered in a compassionate and supportive environment.

We 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 management.

Conditions Treated

​We treat all types of 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

Related Services

Clinical Center of Excellence

​We are recognized as a Clinical Center of Excellence in Pain Management by the American Pain Society. The designation recognizes “pain-care teams that overcome difficult challenges to provide outstanding, exemplary care for those with chronic pain disorders, acute pain after surgery, or trauma and in palliative care settings.”

Our Physicians

Pain Management Specialists

Appointments & Referrals

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

Clinic Location

La Jolla

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