Dr. Behzad Aalaei, MD

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Dr. Behzad Aalaei, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

444 W C St Ste 444, San Diego, CA 92101 Get Directions
(619) 533-4100

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine
      • Anesthesiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Anesthesiology
      • Pain Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Arthritis
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Facet Joint Pain
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
      • Lumbar Herniated Disc
      • Lumbar Radiculopathy
      • Migraine
      • Neck Pain
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia

      Procedures Performed

      • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
      • Cervical Medial Branch Block
      • Chronic Pain Management
      • Discography
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Injection
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Facet Block
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
      • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
      • IV Sedation
      • Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
      • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Pain Management
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Medizinische Gesamtfakultat

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        Long Is Jewish Med Center

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        Indiana University Med Center

        Completed in 2000

      • Undergraduate School
        Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

        Graduated in 1981

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • PHYSICIAN RECOGNITION AWARD, AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 2000
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • German
      • Persian
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      Dr. Aalaei's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Aalaei's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Aalaei's Care Philosophy

      It is our mission to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. Our goal is to offer quality care and programs that set community standards, exceed patients' expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.