Dr. Rafizad has completed specific ACGME accredited fellowships in Pain Management with board certification in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is uniquely qualified to provide the safest, most innovative, and most effective treatment modalities for a spectrum of painful conditions. He combines traditional treatments with the latest interventional pain management techniques including various minimally invasive injectional modalities, like nerve block, radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulation, and so on.
Dr. Rafizad has a background in internal medicine therefore he approaches painful condition through a holistic and scientific method. He listens to his patients carefully and explains their medical conditions to them in a very simplistic and easy to understand way. He strives to offer treatment plans that no only control their pain but also to improve their function as well as their quality of life.
Dr. Amir Rafizad is a skilled, compassionate pain management specialist offering state-of-the-art care for the relief of acute and chronic pain in patients throughout the Irvine, CA region. At Pain Care Providers, Dr. Rafizad offers individualized care for neck pain, back and spine pain, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica, and neuropathy, including noninvasive pain management solutions to address underlying causes of pain. Dr. Rafizad completed his internship and residency at John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County followed by a fellowship in pain management at UCLA Medical Center. As a pain management specialist, Dr. Rafizad is board certified in both pain medicine and anesthesiology. In addition to caring for patients at Pain Care Providers, he also treats patients at the West Los Angeles Veterans Medical Center where he serves as attending staff physician for pain management and anesthesiology. Dr. Rafizad is committed to providing patients with individualized care based on each patient's unique needs for long-term, meaningful relief of pain. He welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients, and the practice accepts most major medical insurance plans.