We found 3 interventional pain specialists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Long Beach, CA.
Dr. Rostam Khoshsar is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Khoshsar attended medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Kais Alsharif is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA, Anaheim, CA, and Laguna Hills, CA. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Alsharif graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He speaks Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Philip Chiou is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chiou is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Chiou average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net.
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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