Dr. Behzad Aalaei, MD

Dr. Behzad Aalaei, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Behzad Aalaei, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Medizinische Gesamtfakultat in 1994 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

444 W C St Ste 444

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UniCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Aalaei performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
more than 9% of peers
Headache
normal
more than 8% of peers

Dr. Aalaei's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

30  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • 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
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • 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

  • Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Medizinische Gesamtfakultat
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Long Is Jewish Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Indiana University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • PHYSICIAN RECOGNITION AWARD, AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Aalaei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aalaei's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aalaei to family and friends
15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Aalaei's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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