Dr. Maia Chakerian, MD

Dr. Maia Chakerian, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Female  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Maia Chakerian, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Los Gatos, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. She specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine.Read her story

Maia U. Chakerian, M.D.

14601 S Bascom Ave Ste 240

Los Gatos, CA 95032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Chakerian's Experience

Dr. Chakerian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Chakerian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chakerian "Dr. Maia Chakerian mission is to help people who are suffering from pain by improving their well-being by the formation of a working partnership with the patient, comprehensive diagnostics, and access to emerging technology and pharmaceuticals."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chakerian "I have been caring for chronic pain and cancer pain patients in Los Gatos, CA since 1992, and am Board-Certified in Anesthesiology with Added Qualifications in Pain Medicine. I offer full service pain management, from medication management to interventional pain procedures, including implanted spinal stimulators and pumps.  We have an active clinical research team, using the very newest therapies for pain.

My Menlo Park, CA office specializes in providing personalized care, taking as much time as needed with each patient in a relaxing, peaceful environment.  Psychological pain management services are available onsite, in addition to full-service medical/interventional pain management techniques."

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • IV Sedation
  • Joint Injection
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Anesthesia
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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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.


  • Pomona Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University N Mex Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University N Mex Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University N Mex Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Clinical Service UCSD Dept of Anesthesiology, 1994
Media & Publications

Dr. Chakerian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Maia Chakerian, MD
Dr. Chakerian is a truly helpful and empathetic professional. I have been to other pain management specialists to help manage my chronic pelvic pain. Dr. Chakerian has gone above and beyond all the rest. I appreciate her thoughtfulness and thorough medical knowledge as well as her ability tailor...Read More
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Palo Alto, CA – Sep 13, 2017
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Caring, honest, responsible with follow-up care. Places patient's needs first! She has been my doctor for more 10 years. I would never change her care for anyone else. Extremely patient in managing health insurance loops & challenges. Outstanding!
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TCJ in Los Gatos, CA – Apr 12, 2016
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Had to wait 3 wks for the doctor to read paperwork my Chiropractor's office sent in. Then had to wait another week to get in to see the doctor. I had met my deductible for the year so the procedure could have been covered entirely by my insurance, but it took her office staff 8 weeks to get the...Read More
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Shelly D in Campbell, CA – Feb 03, 2016
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