Dr. Michael Shahbazian, MD

Dr. Michael Shahbazian, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Dr. Michael Shahbazian, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

35 Creek Rd

Irvine, CA 92604

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Greater Newport Physicians
  • Monarch Healthcare
  • National Elevator

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Dr. Shahbazian's Experience

Dr. Shahbazian'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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shahbazian does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

3  Procedures

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.


  • University Of California Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Maricopa Co Gen Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shahbazian has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shahbazian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shahbazian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahbazian to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Shahbazian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

A very good, friendly, and caring doctor who actually explains everything. He is one of my first doctors who actually talks to me rather than typing on the computer as if I am not there. His approach to pain management is unlike my last pain doctor who only gave a prescriptions of pain killers...more
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I was referred to Dr Shahbazian for severe back pain and sciatic pain by my surgeon in newport beach. His office managed to get me in to see him very quickly for an epidural. After a really informative consultation, Dr Shahbazian gave me my epidural which has been a life changer. I could hardly...more
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He is the best Pain management. Very precise with a wonderful and kind attitude .
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I finally found a caring doctor who listens, takes his time and treats me as a person and not as a number. He has helped reduce my pain drastically with his injections. I am doing more now than I have in the past 5 years. Him and his staff are truly amazing. Thanks to Dr Shahbazian, I have my...more
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I have now seen dr Shahbazian many times for my chronic pain condition that I have struggled with for years until I met him. He not only explained how to properly treat my condition but more importantly he offered non narcotic approaches in managing my pain. Other doctors were simply prescribing...more
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