We found 3 interventional pain specialists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Long Beach, CA.
Dr. Rostam Khoshsar is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and Torrance, CA. His areas of expertise include pain management, acupuncture treatment, and chronic pain. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khoshsar graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is conversant in Persian. Dr. Khoshsar is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Chronic Pain, Pain Management, Acupuncture Treatment
Dr. Kais Alsharif's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. After attending the University of Minnesota Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Alsharif is conversant in Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Philip Chiou is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and Long Beach, CA. Dr. Chiou is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Chiou completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chiou is conversant in Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
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- Physical therapy
- Nerve blocks
- Facet injections, which are injections of small amounts of anesthetic into the joints of the spine
- Radiofrequency denervation, or the use of radio waves to stop painful nerves from firing
- Spinal cord stimulation, or the use of electrical currents along the spine to interfere with the transmission of pain signals
- Implanted intrathecal or epidural injection drug delivery systems